Forum discussion tagged with powersuply.
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    Question Which power supply would be more than good enough for these components.

    Hi, i am building a PC and have choose these components to go with also i have Red dragon,Cooler Master, Corsair and Antec as options. Any advice is appreciated. MSI GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER GAMING X ADATA XPG Spectrix S40G 512GB RGB PCIE GEN3X4 M.2 XPG SPECTRIX D60G 16GB DDR4 3000MHz RGB...
  2. anidotnet

    Question My desktop PC keeps shutting down with all motherboard lights off. What components might be at fault here?

    I have a desktop pc with asus z77v motherboard powered by a cooler master smps of 650 wattage. This machine is working flawlessly for almost 6 years. Suddenly I have started facing a sudden shutdown problem. It shutdowns abruptly with no lights on in the mb. Not even the green light. After...
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    Question can a low psu cause frame drops

    So i cant find out if its my power supply that is causing my pc not to run at its real performance. I always see benchmarks with similar specs as me but they have way better performance than me. I already know that my psu is low thats why im asking is my psu actually the reason of bad...
  4. Muhammad Jahid

    Question Does m.2 ssd need power?

    I am using Gigabyte 128GB M.2 2280 PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe 1.3 SSD As m.2 ssd not connected with sata cable, Does m.2 ssd use power from the power supply? Why or Why not? Plz explain...
  5. DarylEPerez

    Question PSU assistance

    Hello everyone, Hope all is well. I was a PC gamer back in 2013 running a 8350 and R290X along a Corsair GS800 PSU... gave up on PC’s and now I am back building my rig. I have already purchased but can return if necessary a Corsair CX750M given that most if not all PSUs are sold out throughout...
  6. Paul Kop

    Question Pc makes terrible noise, what causes it?

    View: https://imgur.com/a/QEBZUpU Ok so a little backstory, I have had a 1060 6gb for 2 years now and upgraded today to a rx 590 fatboy, ever since i plugged that badboy in my psu (i think) makes a terruble noise when gpu usage is high. So this is not the fan of the gpu, since putting gpu...
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    Question Is this psu enough?

    I have xeon e3 1225v2 , rx 570 4gb, 8gb ram ddr3 1333 and i want to buy cooler master thunder 500w but without 80 plus verification ( https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/legacy-products/power/thunder-500w/ ) Will this psu be enough to supply power for these components?
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    Question First timer compatibility and new builds

    Hi there I am new to this forum and just under 40. I have never built a computer before but have done simpler things like replace video cards, replace ram, basic cleaning of dust, replace fans. Previously I have purchased HP computers and am getting tired of them lasting only a few years before...
  9. ZacG

    [SOLVED] Is there a difference between pci-e and and vga

    I started building my first computer. The graphics card requires 2x 8pin power connectors. If I use 2 Vga cords I get no picture and the monitor stays black. If I use my pci-e with a 8pin and 6 pin. I get a picture. If I use the pcie and the vga I get no picture. I don’t want to use the just the...
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    [SOLVED] Is this power suppy decent enough?

    I wanted to ask you guys because i dont know much about psu’s... i can delete the post if im doing something against sites policies... but i really wanna know will this psu be good enough for my pc? I got a gtx 1050ti and i5 2400 16gb ram.... also i am planning to upgrade some of those parts...
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    Question PC only goes on if i press power button continously

    😕 hi wondering if someone can help. My PC at times will only switch on if i press the power button on and off continously. My previous old pc did that and eventually just didnt work anymore. i have taken my PC apart and put it together again and it worked for 1 day. Now if doing it again. i...
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    [SOLVED] Is my PSU dying?

    Whenever i turn on my pc the psu fan sounds like its hitting something, but after the pc is running for like 5minutes , the spunds disappears..:/ can any1 help me with this problem? Also the temperatures are NOT high or anything they seem to be perfect. SRRY FOR MY BAD ENGLISH.
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    [SOLVED] I7-6700 with a 1080ti Strix

    So Ive recently discovered that I’m unable to have 144Hz in the new COD Mw. My idea was to upgrade my 1060 6gb to a 1080ti Strix OC. I informed myself and then some Questions/Problmes occurred. Powersupply: I have a 500w be quiet Pure Power 9, is that enough ? In my pc are also ASUS Essence STX...
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    Question Pc keeps shutting down randomly

    It all started when we had a power outage a while ago. My pc was on while it happened. I thought nothing of it because I still could put my pc on and play games but I realised shortly after that after a while my pc shuts down randomly. My temperatures is fine and I say it shuts down randomly...
  15. Koushik Das Sunny

    [SOLVED] Can I use GTX 750 Ti OC Dual Fan without 1 Additional 6pin power connector ?

    I have 450w PSU I want to Install GTX 750 Ti OC Dual Fan Graphics Card.... Can I Use GTX 750 Ti OC Dual Fan without "1 Additional 6pin power connector" ????
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    Question PSU makes a loud pop when i turn on my AVR

    my PSU makes a loud pop with a spark whenever i turn on my avr, however the PC still works, if i turn off the AVR (after just onning it) and then turn it on back again the pop doesn’t occur, if i wait awhile (few hours) and on it the pop occurs, so my question is, should i replace my psu? i’m...
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    Question What power supply should I use ?

    Hi, I'm stuck on this damn power supply thing ... i just don't trust pc part picker watt estimation.... here's my build... https://pcpartpicker.com/list/sXKrdX btw, is 650 watt enough ? thank you in advance
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    Question My computer restarts when I start a game! Help

    Hi guys i bought a used graphics card Vega 64 LC, and after setting the definitions and settings, I went to play one of the games i have, but after I started playing a few seconds and my computer restart, I repeated it several times and nothing change, I cann't play any game anymore, what should...
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    Question are these psu voltage values dangerous?

    im sorry for my ignorance of voltage values but i just have to know if my psu is the one failing in my system. i have these values from both my cpuidmonitor and my bios
  20. bpennock

    Question Old switch repair

    Hello all, the company i work for has just gotten some new security devices and they have let me have some of the old ones. such as a poe switch, it is a rather nice switch and i would like to get it going if possible...