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    Question PC won't turn on sometimes when pressing the power button.

    This has been happening over the last few days, and I've had this computer for the last year or so. The lights are lit on the motherboard and I even have a couple of earbuds charging on the front panel of the PC. However, when I press the power button the computer doesn't start. After a few...
  2. Splinter733

    Question Power supply causing temporary "freezes"?

    A while ago my 1000W PSU stopped working out of nowhere. All I had laying around was a 700W so I threw that in, and decided to ugprade my SATA boot drive to an SSD and move to Windows 10 while I was at it. At first there were seemingly no issues, but pretty quickly I started getting these random...
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    Question PC doesn't turn on when power button is pressed

    Working on a Predator G3-710 computer from a guy I know who is having issues with it. The issue right now is that when the power button is pressed nothing happens, it doesn't turn on and shows no signs of life. I figured it must be the power supply so I swapped it out with a known good power...
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    Question Bizarre RGB Fans Issue

    Hoping someone can help. I have 6x Aerocool Eclipse ARGB Fans which are connected to a 6 fan hub which is controlled by an RF remote (controls fan speed, lights, etc etc). If I run the fans on low speed, I get the LEDs flickering on several of the fans. Ie, on orange they'll keep flicking white...
  5. slgamer

    [SOLVED] Active subwoofer not playing Sounds

    Hey ya I have this subwoofer that i bought of my friend he did warn me that it was broken a long time ago but i decided to take it , it worked fine for the first day sound coming our real bassy too but when i tried to move it to another room it didnt want to work anymore , i figured it just died...
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    Question New PC died after 4 weeks

    Hi all, So I previously made a post in the GPU sub-forum trying to get some help with my dead new-build PC. The thread is linked here: https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/desperately-need-help-with-new-pc-thats-died.3612804/ The PC would crash and instantly reboot itself every few days. I...
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    Question Gigabyte z170 Gaming G1 Broke

    Yesterday I installed a new cooler after my previous watercooling setup had sprung a tiny leak in the CPU blockhead. It worked for a day until it broke today (issue down below). Initially, I had no USB 3.0 connectivity issue where none of my USB 3.0 ports worked. No updating of Windows software...
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    Question I think my socket/stabilizer killed 2 of my Pc's..

    Yesterday me and my cousin were installing a new cpu in his pc. When everything was done, he plugged the pc in the same stabilizer he uses everyday and the screen in a new socket extension he bought. The pc kept turning on and off, so we took the pc to a specialized store and the technician...
  9. alanvatrox

    Question Computer wakes from Hibernation, restores BIOS to default if Sleep mode is used

    Hello everyone, My computer got weird one day, it wouldn't shutdown (fortunately this one is fixed), hibernate or sleep. It always wakes up unless I pull the plug, I've spoken with my IT teachers and they gave me some tips but none worked, like see event viewer, task scheduler (checked all...
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    Question Power LED stays on after shutting PC down

    Hello, I recently built my first PC and everything seemed to be working. But today I ran into a problem I can't find a solution for on the internet. Whenever I shut my PC down, my Power LED on my case shuts off and then less then a second later the LED will light up again (my PC does not turn...
  11. Question Dead laptop power inductors buzz when plugged in

    I have a Dell 7537 p36f I did a little maintenance (cleaning fan, fix screen hinge, repaste) and it DID work at first (after plugging the display ribbon right heh) but after repeatedly powering it on and off it stopped powering on. I thought the battery was low so I plugged the adapter in and...
  12. OrdJk

    [SOLVED] Will this power supply be able to reliably power these components ?

    https://www.corsair.com/uk/en/Categories/Products/Power-Supply-Units/txm-series-2017-config/p/CP-9020132-UK CPU : ryzen 7 2700x GPU: rtx 2060 super
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    Question ErP Setting Being Overridden by Charging Mousepad?

    I have the m1000 wireless charging mouse. It has two usb cables. One to power the charger and one for a USB pass through. I plugged the charger into the wall so I can charge when the computer is off (I have USB ports disabled when the computer is off using the ErP BIOS setting). The pass...
  14. Question Graphics card fan going over 100% when power limit is hit?

    Hello, My graphics cards fan is going around 5500RPM and it appears to be when the power limit hits 1, as seen in MSI. I dont think its down to temprateur as its only getting to around 70 Deg and I have had cards go much hotter in the past. I have set a custom fan curve and it appears to...
  15. JorgeIcarus

    Question What is going on with my Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC-Force? Or is it my Corsair AX1200i PSU?

    Hello everyone, I am lost. For a couple of weeks I have had this "clicking" noise coming from my case. At regular 10-12 seconds intervals. Of course, I thought this was one of the magnetic 4TB Seagate HDDs failing. SMART test and surface test as well were negative, though. I tried to disconnect...
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    Question Is the PSU faulty?

    I have bought 2 days ago an SH Gigabyte Superb 720W. Yesterday my PC shutdown and wanted to start again but it didn't ( fans started spinning, leds turned on) but after 3 sec it shutdown again and keept doing that until I shut it down manually. After I've waited for a few minutes I tried to...
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    Question Need help to solve a buzzing sound coming from computer

    Hello all, I recently updated my computer. I originally had a Fx8320 processor with a Asus Sabertooth 990FX R1 motherboard w/ 16GB ddr3 RAM and RX480 GPU I updated to a Ryzen 5 3600 CPU, Gigiabyte B450M DS3H motherboard board, and 16 GB of DDR4 RAM. (After 10 years of use I realized that I...
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    Question 12v Rail to CPU runs over 13 v

    I have an Asus motherboard, I7 third generation, 32 gb of ram. The computer, when left off and unplugged for a day, will start for a few hours with the 12v rail between 11.75 and 12.985 volts. Then it begins to rise above 13 volts, and eventually shuts the computer off. I'd like to know if...
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    Question Help: New Build - No Power [ASRock X570 / AMD Ryzen 5 3600x / Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2070]

    Hi folks, I could use some help. All advice and assistance is greatly appreciated. Problem: Finished my build. Hit the button - no power. I've given as much detail as possible in this to give you the full picture of the build. Here's my parts list: Case - Antec NX600 Mid Tower 1 x USB 3.0...
  20. ankurankan

    Question Different idle power consumption on multiple Geforce RTX 2080Ti machine

    I recently built a machine for doing deep learning with 4 Geforce RTX 2080 Ti and am using a HERCULES 1600W 80 PLUS GOLD® PSU. The GPU has two power ports and the PSU comes with two different types of PCI-E cables. The first type connects to a single port on the PSU and splits into two...