Forum discussion tagged with powersuply.
  1. Lindb

    Question My desktop PC worked perfectly fine when I went to sleep. Trying to turn it on today it just won't boot.

    So I have disconnected everything but the power supply to try to breathe some life into it. Lights on the motherboard and GPU light up. But whenever I try to boot the PC. From the boot button on the motherboard or the one on the case nothing happens. No response like it is not even trying to...
  2. azzu.25

    Question Motherboard rgb is on but PC not turning on when I press power button ?

    Hello folks! I've been facing a issue with my pc, when I switch on at the wall socket and press PC power button, it won't boot even though the motherboard rgb lights are on. But if I wait for 10-15 minutes and try to start it, it boots up normally but sometimes shuts down after like 1-2 hours of...
  3. pmz94

    Question Is my GPU shutting down my PC ?

    I have an Asus Dual RTX 2060 Advanced (DUAL-RTX2060-A6G) since release year (2019) one week ago I replaced the thermal paste with this one and thermal pads for these ones (2.0mm) it helped on decrease temperature around 10-15°c (not that much) Everythings doing well but this past 2 days my PC...
  4. J

    Question can a 500w psu support a 3060ti?

    I just recently picked up a 3060ti to upgrade my old build however, I'm concerned my 500w power supply wont be able to handle the new card. I'm upgrading from a GTX950 and my power supply is about 5 years old.
  5. FrostyL2K

    [SOLVED] 500W PSU for RTX 3060ti and R5 3600?

    Hey guys, I'm upgrading my GPU and I wanna know if I can get away with my 500w PSU without upgrading it. I'm planning to get a RTX 3060ti but I'd rather settle with a 3060 if my PSU can't handle it as I'm on a tight budget and PSU prices are high from where I'm from. I've done my research...
  6. shadowoff09

    Question My Power Supply keeps shutting down after i click in the power button

    I have a PC that when i connect the power cable to the power supply a green light on the psu appears, but when i click on power button the green light disappears and the pc doesn't turn on, not even a signal. This happened after i was updating the bios and the power on my city went out, after...
  7. M

    [SOLVED] power supply for my asus p8p67pro rev 3.1

    Hello to the forum. This my first thread and I'm not expert about power supplies so as I described in the question I need your help to find the right one for my motherboard. I enclose a photo of my actual power supply. I'd like to see something more powerful in case I will decide to upgrade my...
  8. maxiswe434

    Question Would my powersupply be good enough for a Gigabyte b360m DS3H with a I5-9400f

    So Hey I currently have an Antec earthwatts EA-500d and I was wondering if this power supply would work with a Gigabyte b360m DS3H with an I5-9400f and 16GB RAM.
  9. theRTT

    [SOLVED] What powercables do I need for my RTX 3080?

    Hi guys! I have a quick question. I have the Gigabyte Aorus RTX 3080 xtreme and I want to know which cables I have to buy for it. The PSU I have is the Corsair RM850X (2021). Currently I am going to use the 3 6+2 pin connectors that came with the PSU. I haven't build it yet. So if I want...
  10. C

    [SOLVED] PC wont boot after unplug

    Hi Everyone, I have a custom build pc that started to not have any sign of booting after unplugging the cord. It has been happening often recently. If I unplug the cord after shutdown the PC and flipped the switch next to the power cord, it won't turn on after I replug in the cord. None of the...
  11. DREDKNOT_2077

    [SOLVED] noctua fans an power draw issues

    im using three SilverStone Technology Silverstone 8-Port PWM Fan Hub/Splitter for 4-Pin & 3-Pin Fans in Black SST-CPF04-USA (Newest Version) to run all six of my Noctua NF-A14 iPPC-3000 PWM fans an in the b450m bios at full speed they top out at 2850rpm powered by my evga supernova g3 650watt...
  12. hansolvc82

    [SOLVED] When i built my pc, the monitor displayed no signal and keyboard/mouse did not light up. Is it due to insufficient power from psu?

    Here is my specs: Cpu: Amd ryzen 7 3700x Motherboard: asrock b550 phantom gaming 4 atx am4 Memory: Corsair vengeance rgb pro (2 x 8 gb) (i have 16 gb ram total) ssd: Samsung 860 evo 1 TB 2.5” gpu: geforce rtx 2070 super 8gb Case: lian li lancool 2 mesh atx Psu: corsair txm gold 650 W 80+ atx psu...
  13. nusuntbubu

    [SOLVED] What psu?

    What psu do i need? Motherboard:gigabyte b365m ds3h Cpu:i5-9400f Gpu: asus strix rx470 Ram:2x4gb ddr4 2400 2x fans 140mm
  14. K

    Question My psu has been buzzing ever since I installed it

    I just built this pc specs are -Z490-e gaming -rtx 2080 -16gb ddr4 ram -evga 1000 gq (psu) -i7-10700 -512gb ssd -3 tb hdd I don’t know why it’s clicking or if I should be worried, any suggestions?
  15. hadiahmed29

    [SOLVED] 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...
  16. 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...
  17. C

    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...
  18. Muhammad Jahid

    [SOLVED] 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...
  19. DarylEPerez

    [SOLVED] 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...
  20. 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...
  21. T

    [SOLVED] 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?
  22. S

    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...
  23. 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...
  24. P

    [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...
  25. R

    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...
  26. P

    [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.
  27. D

    [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...
  28. V

    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...
  29. 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" ????
  30. B

    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...
  31. Z

    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
  32. M

    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...
  33. K

    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
  34. 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...
  35. W

    Question Does my GPU get the power i needs?

    So i have a msi gtx 1070 ti and a EVGA supernova g3 650. Just recently i strated wondering if my gpu got the full "recommend" amount of power (it works tho). So my PSU got 8 pin cable that splits in the other end to 8+6+2. Since my GPU only has a 8+6 pin connector, i plugged them all except...
  36. P

    Parts List Question

    So I am building a desktop and was wondering if I got everything I need.. *ASUS GeForce GTX 750Ti GDDR5 2GB Graphics Card GTX750TI-OC-2GD5 *Gigabyte AM3+ AMD DDR3 1333 760G HDMI USB 3.0 Micro ATX Motherboard GA-78LMT-USB3 *AMD FX 4-Core Black Edition FX-4300, FD4300WMHKBOX *Seagate 1TB Desktop...