power supply

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  1. D

    Question Pc freeze and no display

    Today i was playing csgo and suddenly my pc freezed. No buttons were working keyboard was not working but the game was freezed in monitor the sound was not there as well. Then i had to unplug my cable and plug it back then it was working fine then when i was browsing in like 10mins it again...
  2. Mobassir94

    Question why power cut caused my ups to turn off my computer during gaming?

    I was playing Assassin's Creed Valhalla on my pc and with my new UPS which was connected in normal mode. Suddenly I faced load shedding/power cut during gameplay and I saw that my pc got turned off. Then when electricity came I again played the same game and with ups in normal mode, then during...
  3. RexWrecks

    Question Are xigmatek psu's good?

    Specifically I'm talking about the one included with the master x https://www.xigmatek.com/product_detail.php?item=331 I really like the case itself, it sells at a retail store nearby and there aren't many pc retail stores here. The case looks to be well made and it looks nice. And it's...
  4. badran300

    Question PC won't power sometimes

    Sometimes when i power up the pc it doesn't power up and the fans spin for like half a second and then stops, no matter how many times I do it nothing change, I have to turn off the power and wait for like 30 minutes then it will let me power it up again eventually, I have been using this PC for...
  5. T

    Question Can I use a different power cord for my monitor?

    The "MSI Optix MAG274QRF" monitor that I had bought recently, came with a power brick and a power cord (which connects between the power brick and the wall) with a plug (2.5 Amp, 250 volts) that looks like a "Type E" or "Type F" plug like the ones shown here...
  6. T

    [SOLVED] Can I use a different power cord?

    I'm building a new PC, so I ordered a new PSU: "Adata XPG Core Reactor 850W". I noticed that the power cord that came with the PSU (the one that connects the back of the PSU to the wall) has a plug that looks like a "Type E" or "Type F" plug as shown here...
  7. Rais123

    Question Is my PSU good?

    I recently purchased a prebuilt PC and it came with a Thermaltake smart 700W 80 plus gold and I want to know if that is any good?
  8. Zembii

    Question Slight Power Supply Rattle? Is this normal?

    I recently built a new computer and while plugging in my headphones i heard a very quiet rattling noise coming from the PSU. I have a new HX1000 Platinum. It is very quiet and I can basically only hear it if I put my ear right next to it. It just stresses me out because I dont want it to...
  9. H

    Question LiteOn PS-5022-3M humming noise normal?

    I have a very old Thinkcentre A30 and it powers on and appears to work fine, but the powersupply makes a pretty audible humming noise like a fluorescent light when it is turned on, this noise gets louder when I'm doing more intensive tasks and I'm worried about this, is this normal or is the...
  10. D

    Question Is this PSU enough for this rig?

    Hi, Is the EVGA W1 500W PSU good enough for this system? i3 9100f 1060 3gb asus dual fan oc edition (I wont be overclocking it) msi h310m pro vdh motherboard one barracuda hdd 1tb 120gb adata ssd 2 fans plugged via molex 1 exhaust fan 16 gb hyper x ram at 2400mhz I know that this isn't a...
  11. C

    Question Game freezes and RGB lights flicker, then game unfreezes ?

    Hi all, I've been playing some Minecraft and noticed an issue with my PC that I wasn't having before I left for college. While playing whatever is selected freezes (other applications don't, they continue working as normal), my lights in my PC turn off then back on, then whatever was frozen...
  12. Edgeexz

    Question Which is a good Power Supply [PSU] with minimal budget for my PC?

    Hi, so I've put together all the PSUs that are in store here on a budget of 600.000 IDR ($41.32). PSU Lists: Corsair CV450 [450W] (80+ Bronze) DeepCool PF500 [500W] (80+ White) FSP HV PRO [550W] (80+ White) GAMEMAX VP-500 [500W] (80+ Bronze) GIGABYTE P550B [550W] (80+ Bronze) SILVERSTONE...
  13. Azmain Iqtidar

    Question PSU reecommendation for new graphics card

    I am going to buy an rtx 3060ti gpu. I currently running my system with a 550-watt power supply. Will it be enough to handle the rtx 3060ti card or should I also buy a new PSU?
  14. Jackattack99

    Question CPU fan immediately on as soon as i flick power supply on without pressing powr switch

    My computer i just built for my basement isnt posting and is doing weird stuff ive never seen before CPU fan immediately turns on as soon as i flick power supply on, zero post verified cpu /ram/psu/gpu all fine working order(tested on other comp) , tried with onboard graphics also and...
  15. M

    Question Help with my GPU util and wattage!

    I downloaded MSI Afterburner and I have noticed that my RX 5704gb ( https://www.newegg.com/powercolor-radeon-rx-570-axrx-570-4gbd5-3dhd-oc/p/N82E16814131717?Item=N82E16814131717 ) only pulls in 60-90w while gaming on any game. All of my games however run fine except Fortnite. There are times...
  16. GenericNamePls

    [SOLVED] Would a 550W PSU be enough to upgrade to a 3070Ti?

    Howdy first time posting here, So I've just bought a 3070Ti as an upgrade to my current 1080 which has served me well, however I've also bought a Ryzen 7 3800x to replace my Ryzen 5 1600 after confirming my mobo supports it via a BIOS update, both of these new parts have higher tdp's than the...
  17. Daniel_mc

    [SOLVED] How to connect a power supply with 6 +2 pin in a motherboard with 4 pin?

    Hello, I don't know much about hardware stuff, I have a pc with a MSI H110M PRO-VH PLUS motherboard and a Gigabyte P5500 power supply, the problem is that the power suply has a 6+2 pin connector and the motherboard has 4. Image of the motherboard: https://postimg.cc/MMB6qJf1 Image of the power...
  18. RandomDUDE105

    Question Why does my PSU make rapid sound at times?

    I was wondering if anyone could help me out with this problem. My psu at random times, such as on start up or an hour into using my PC, will start making a constant sound. It stops or sometimes doesn't. It doesn't affect my pC and everything still runs smoothly. Here is a video of the sound...
  19. Jlg823

    Question PSU Potentially Failing? Seasonic 650W GX

    SPECS: 5900X ASUS B550-F Gaming (Wi-fi) 32GB Corsair Vengence RGB Pro 3600mhz CL18 RTX 2080 Super Seasonic GX-650W Modular PSU 240GB SDD (Windows10 Pro Drive) & 1TB Samsung 980 NVME So to begin with my PC just started randomly restarting with no BSOD, nothing in Event Viewer besides "The system...
  20. X

    Question What power supply should I use? (Need help asap)

    Hello everybody here on this forum! I need some help on what PSU I should choose for my new pc build. I'm planning on overclocking both the GPU and the CPU (the first time overclocking the CPU, btw). I will use the pc for gaming and gaming only. Is there anything that I could change to make it...
  21. allicat17

    Question PSU Pulses/Vibrates Under Load

    I got a new computer back in January and for awhile it ran great! In February, I started to notice that there was some sort of pulsing/vibrating sound coming from the computer when I loaded a game up. Usually when the temperature hit 60c it would start making the noise. At first I thought it was...
  22. alikabir1984

    [SOLVED] Power Supply fails Supply tester PG under 90ms?

    So bought a RM1000x for a ryzen build and tested the supply through a cheap power supply tester , The PG (power good) is blinking at 90ms and other rails are under spec. I tried plugging this through my UPS which is a 1000VA APC and that instantly went into bypass mode and sounded the alarms. Is...
  23. zzz1

    Question No power

    Today I switched out my old power cables for new sleeved cables. Somehow my new gpu 2x8pins fits in perfectly in my cpu power and I didn’t realize until later I checked. I tried booting it up without my gpu in, right when I pressed the boot button the whole pc went dark and no more power went...
  24. MaydenAmerica

    Question Corsair RM750 2021 vs 2019

    Hey guys, new around here. Anyone know the real differences between the RM 2019 and RM 2021 Corsair Models? The 2021 models are on a steep discount at Newegg right now so I grabbed one as a backup. (Have had a lot of power issues the last few days, worried about power surges). I've heard the RMx...
  25. B

    Question iBuyPower BB903 has 2 power modes on the PSU. However, it only runs on the lower setting

    Hey all. Kinda low-key on being a computer enthusiast. I bought the premade BB903 tower from a Best Buy quite a few years ago. I recently made a move and investigating my PC while cleaning and putting it back together I just remembered a functionality I never seemed to get the juice out of. The...
  26. E

    Question Help: GTX 550Ti Query

    Hi All, I am new to this forum and would like to seek your help for my gpu concern. My friend gave me his GTX550ti gpu so i can updgrade my gpu from a very old HD6450, my problem is i am not sure whether my psu can accomodate the card. I've read the specs fo gtx550ti on internet however I am a...
  27. J

    Question Nothing displayed on monitor until after CMOS reset... then it does it again (Power Supply or Processor)

    I have a Xidax system buit about 4 years ago. There was a power surge months ago while I was using the PC that shut the machine off. After that it sometimes would not boot directly into Windows. A few months later I tried installing an M2 drive. After the install the machine would boot but...
  28. Ponylena

    Question Will psu overheat?

    I have a Lenovo thinkcentre M58 type 6138 (tower version) and I have replaced the previous processor with a Q9550 and added a GT 730 Graphics card. I want to play games like counter strike global offensive but I'm afraid that it will blow up. The PSU is 280W. Thank you
  29. XOKOMOKO

    [SOLVED] Is this power supply good enough?

    Hi! I built a pc sometime ago and now I am thinking of upgrading it. I am currently using a GT 1030 and thinking of upgrading it to an RTX 3060 triple fan 12 GIG. I calculated my power usage by Cooler Master's power supply wattage calculator and the required PSU wattage comes out to be 363...
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    Question Help! Bought wrong PSU and Can’t figure out which psu’s are compatible!

    Intel i5- 3330 Optiplex 7010 DT What I just got in the mail- gtx 1650 4gb low profile 300watt psu (I got trx instead of atx due to lack of guidance) I only see ports for the 24 pin and a 4 pin (not including the ones for the dvd drive and hdd and ssd) I can’t for the life of me figure out...
  31. Question Shorted 4 drives after installing new PSU - Repair/Recovery advice needed.

    Hey folks, I appreciate in advance any knowledge or advice you can share. I was upgrading from a Corsair CX600m PSU to an EVGA Supernova 750 P2 PSU. I had 2 SSD's and 2 HDD's as storage, with an M.2 as the boot drive. I replaced the GPU, CPU and Motherboard cables but kept the Sata cables in...
  32. speedgurken

    Question Motherboard has power but PC won't boot ?

    When I try to turn on my computer, the motherboard lights up (no status light, just an LED that indicates if power is connected). Pressing the power button or shorting the power pins, however, does nothing. No fans spinning, no disk starting up, nothing. This comes a day after I replaced my CPU...
  33. Deffodann

    Question PSU and UPS dead? PC made BRRRT sound.

    I was just chilling in my room, and suddenly my entire setup goes dark after a POP sound. The UPS beeps, and shows a red “fault” light. I remove it and put my setup into a regular power strip until I find a replacement. Just a mini fix for the night. Then, I plug my PC into the power strip, in a...
  34. C

    Question Does this PSU's cables fit my motherboard

    This is the motherboard i currently have : https://nl.aliexpress.com/item/32893459195.html?gatewayAdapt=glo2nld I'm thinking of getting a new PSU but idk if these PSU's are compatible with my current Motherboard These are the PSU's im currently looking at ...
  35. Mojo31

    Question Swapped motherboard and now PC only boots without USB devices plugged in

    Here is the whole story from the beginning of my build and the steps I’ve taken and the issues I’ve encountered: (if you would like to skip the story and understand my current issue that relates to the title… skip to the CURRENT ISSUE part) back story (FYI: I installed all necessary drivers and...
  36. SkildX

    Question Cracking sound when I flipped the PSU switch on/off

    Hi, I have a question. I just bought a Seasonic SGX-650 2 months ago. When I flipped the switch to turn off the PSU, I heard a short cracking noise. It was the same noise I heard on my previous PSU Seasonic S12-III. Is the cracking noise normal? It doesn't happen all the time BTW and the PC...
  37. O

    Question PC spontaneously shut off and now DRAM LED is showing on motherboard ?

    I got my first PC a couple months ago and have had no problems up until now. I loaded everything up as I normally do, began to play and all of a sudden after 10 or so minutes the whole thing shut off (fans still going) and then the dreaded 3 beeps sounded and now DRAM LED is showing on my...
  38. FlyingTripod

    Question Rosewill SMG Series Information

    Hey gang, Just wondering if anyone can shed any light on this particular series from Rosewill. Most of my resources haven't yet updated with this series to know who the supplier is the for the platform and what brand capacitors they use to figure out if it's either just another one of their...
  39. G

    Question Worth it to fix PSU fan or just get a new PSU?

    My current PSU is a somewhat older Thermaltake 600W PSU and recently the fan has started to make very loud grinding noises that actually shakes the PSU a little bit. I assume it's just the fan that's breaking and was wondering if it's worth replacing the fan somehow or if I should just get a new...
  40. P

    Question 8 x GPU Mining Rig won't POST ?

    Hi everyone, I am upgrading my mining rig to 8 GPUs and I am currently having issues getting my PC to POST with all 8 GPUs. I am running two 1300W power supplies in this system that are each powering 4 GPUs. I am able to get the PC to post when I run 4 GPUs on either power supply - but if I try...