Forum discussion tagged with power.
  1. S

    Question PC startup and shutdown repeat.

    My PC when I turn it on powers on but before anything the power cuts. (It turns on and before the BIOS loadup power cuts.) All the fans turn on yes, lights aswell (GPU fan does a couple cycle before stopping) I've already swapped around RAM and the PSU but to no avail. In more detail, pc turns...
  2. cooldude237

    Question Power Supply Causing Crashes?

    Greetings! Recently, I've been experiencing a pretty obnoxious issue with my computer and I've been having a difficult time diagnosing it. An issue started occurring about a month ago with my computer suddenly black screening and rebooting with the ASUS anti-surge crap popping up every single...
  3. S

    Question What does Lightning Cable mean, Does it pass electricity through Light?

    I have been wondering on the name of the cable "Lightning Cable" used to charge iPhones. What are your thoughts ?
  4. F

    Question Plagued with USB problems

    Hi, This is a fairly long problem so the following may seem a bit disjointed but try to bare with me. My computer is connected to my television and I sit on a sofa rather than at a desk, because of this I use a USB hub to connect my devices and have it next to the sofa. In total I have 4 USB...
  5. H

    Question Messed with bios, computer wont start consistently.

    So i messed with my bios settings and then my pc wouldnt start up. I managed to get it working again just by removing the cmos battery then placing it back. Worked for a couple hours then i installed Geforce experience then it turned off. After this i tried the cmos battery again but it didnt...
  6. AlexViana503

    Question Usb only giving power nothing else

    I don't know what happened , one day I turned my computer on and my keyboard and mouse weren't working. After some testing I found out my usbs are only outputting power , ex: I can charge my phone in them , but my keyboard , mouse and usb sticks won't work or even be detected by the machine. I...
  7. N

    Question Brand New Power Supply, PC randomly Blacks out and reboots.

    So recently I was playing games as usual with my power supply that I had been using for a about 1 and a half years no problem and it randomly went black and wouldn't turn back on no matter what I did. Tested with some low power ones around the house and it was no problem so the PSU was dead...
  8. P

    Question Motherboard wont power on

    At the end of a friend and me fixing some minor issues in my build and doing better cable management, we find out at the end the Motherboard wont power on. We've decided the problem is the mobo as when I was plugging in the power for the MOBO the power flickered on for a bit when it was halfway...
  9. G

    Question Special Laptop Troubleshoot(Lenovo B560 power led blinking, No display)

    So here's the whole story. I was trying to repair this laptop i.e. Lenovo B560. It had lagging issues. The way it was lagging, I was pretty sure it was cause of tons of viruses in it. So I started installing a fresh windows on it. And after that, when I was about to install the antivirus, I...
  10. C

    Question Un-usual Power Cycling After Motherboard Swap

    Hello all! Thank you for viewing in advance, as the title states I'm having an un-usual series of events after a motherboard swap and can't seem to find a thread similar enough to fix my problem as well. I will start with the problem I ran into and the troubleshooting that led me to a new...
  11. velocci

    Question new power supply with older computer

    Hi all, I just bought a Corsair RM650x power supply (fully modular) for my old Lenovo M90p (5498-RW8) PC. the cable that plugs into the motherboard is different and the cable for the CPU is 6pin whereas my motherboard needs a 4 pin. so the motherboard that came with my PC is too old for...
  12. S

    Question UPS making noise PC shuts down

    Recently, While I was playing a game called Ark: Survival Evolved, my APC UPS made the noise that it makes while there is no electricity for 2-3 seconds, and it returned to normal but my PC shut down and restarted. Once more after that, I started Discord and the game. And after a few minutes...
  13. M

    Question sometimes PC Doesn't boot first time but starts after pressing the restart button

    Specs - CPU - Ryzen 5 2400G Ram - Corsair Vengeance 3000 Mhz 8gbx2 PSU - Corsair CX 550 Motherboard - MSI B450 Gaming Plus When I first on my pc and push the power on button my pc doesn't boot up. but cpu fan and motherboard light and other fans are running. after pressing the restart button pc...
  14. R

    Question Help needed

    I’m kinda new to building PCs and both my first build and this one have the same issue when I had thought I finished their setup. When I go to press the power button on my pc I get no response in my last build it was a cpu with bent pins but in my new build, with a threadripper, that problem was...
  15. S

    Question 750w for double GPU power

    I have Corsair 750W power supply and I'm thinking to buy GTX2080ti to complement my already existing 1070. Do you think I'll be ok with 750 runs both cards?
  16. M

    Question Unusually low gtx 1080 temps?

    So I have an ROG Strix GTX1080 A8G 11GBPS card and I have a strange problem with it. No matter the OC or the stress test I throw at it, the temps are always around 62-63c at max load. I have a 1440p 144Hz monitor and have all my settings to max when testing, the fans hardly make any sound. I use...
  17. A

    Question Can a motherboard power on without a cpu

    I am building a ryzen system, I’ve got every component but the cpu. Im trying to power on the motherboard so i can see if the fans spin up on my cpu cooler and graphics card (not looking to boot). But when i short my motherboard nothing happens (should have power running trough it). So im...
  18. A

    Question Pc freeze and screen goes black

    So when I play heavier games my pc after a few minutes freezes and the sound is repeating. Then after about two seconds my screen goes black while the sound still playing (this time normal for 2-3 seconds then it's off). The only way to open it again is to restart the pc. I thought this would be...
  19. S

    Question Stronger adapter than needed for monitor?

    Not sure how to delete this or mark as solved but I figured it out with more research and it looks like I am fine to use the stronger adapter. So I have this HP pavilion 32q monitor from a room mate but after weeks of searching we cant find the power cord anywhere. It is 27 inch, 1440p and...
  20. F

    Question PSU little pop sometime when I turn off and on the pc

    Hi , i've a Be quiet pure power 10 700W and more less from the first week i've used (i'm using from 2017) i noticed sometime a little pop after switching on /off the psu main button specially if I don't turn on the pc at all. Could be the realy and it's just fine or I maybe be need to worry and...