Forum discussion tagged with Powersupply.
  1. A

    Question to which socket or could connect this connector

    I had to disassemble the computer when moving and now I collect it in another place. I did not mark where which cable and which connector fits. there is such a cable from the power supply unit: where should it be connected on motherboard Asus H410M-E?
  2. ElZers

    Question Replacing old thermaltake tt700w psu before it goes kaboom

    I have an r5 1600 and rx580 (undervolted) and have been using for years the thermaltake psu with no issues but I am aware that it's not too good of a psu and I wish to upgrade to a safer psu. I found both a Corsair CX550F and a XPG Pylon650B for around $55 and $45 usd respectively and i'm unsure...
  3. pmz94

    Discussion What's the longest your PSU been on your rig?

    They say PSU's goes thru many generations over the rest of components. Even they are one of the last components people look on their rig. I have my 750w PSU since 2013 or 2014 I don't remember What's yours?
  4. K

    Question Seasonic M12 EVO 620W to power new parts for my current build?

    Good day! I'd like to know if my PSU can run a 3070 and a i5 11600KF. I just scored a i5 - 11600KF and Gigabyte B560M Aorus Elite for cheap and im planning to pair them with a RTX 3070 card and remove my current AIO and replace it with a Deepcool Gammax 400XT or Gammax V2. I'd like to point...
  5. Antonio2901

    Question Is there any problem changing my psu fan with a 3pin fan and just plugging in 2 pins in the connector and one to remain out?

    I want to change my PSU fan Gigabyte P450B because it has a strange noise and the hole to lube it doesn t exist so i don t have any other option then replace it with a new one but i don t find one with a 2 pin connector only 4 or 3 and i was wondering if i get one with 3 pins and just plug 2...
  6. 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...
  7. Joe Gallo

    Question Cable-connectivity problems with first-time build

    Hey guys, I’m transitioning to a new build. My first real build. I bought a prebuilt in 2016 from Ibuypower, slapped a Evga supernova p2 850 watt, and a 980 ti in there later. Now I’m re-using the psu and gpu for my new build https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/NbWyTn My old mobo only needed 1...
  8. D

    Question Is 450W psu ok for a RTX 3060?

    Hey I've been looking to upgrade to a 3060 from my 1060. Currently, I'm pretty sure my PC at full load uses around 310W on a 450W psu. If I upgraded to a 3060, would I be fine? Thanks
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    Question GPU Crashes at any moment i.e in bios or after boot or even just browsing you get the point.

    Hi! I have two GPUs (Gt 630 4gb MSI and GTX 1080 Ti Lightning X). Both crash at any moment doesn't matter if I am able to boot and run a benchmark or if it's while booting. At times GT 630 fans don't spin unless I pull it out and put it back in while the pc is powered on (with no display), if I...
  10. WarrenCKC

    Question Help. PC does not turn on.

    Hi. My power supply exploded and I bought a new one. Connected all the cables to the power supply and when I switch it on, some indicative lights on my motherboard lights up. However, when I turn on the PC, it does not start. As you can see on the video, it looks like it gets some power for a...
  11. StuckinVR

    Question Gtx 1070 with dual molex convertor?

    I just bought Asus rog strix 1070 OC 8G .. it requires 8pin Power connector.. but my PSU don’t have 8pin or 6pin. Can i use Dual Molex to 8-pin converter to power my 1070? Ps: My PSU is 600W 80+ bronze
  12. H

    [SOLVED] PSU Advice

    Im building my a rig (MoBo: Asus Rog Strix B550-F wifi) (CPU: Ryzen 5 5600x) (GPU: RX 580 8gig) My concerned is a PSU im thinking Corsair but having trouble what wattage should i get. Any advice?
  13. A

    [SOLVED] Computer not detecting IO devices

    I randomly turned my pc on and none of the IO devices work. I have no idea where to start diagnosing this problem and was wondering if anyone could give some advice on things I should try. The keyboard, mouse, and monitor all don't work. Build ASRock B550 Phantom Gaming 4 AM4 AMD B550 SATA...
  14. Toughguy

    [SOLVED] Hp z440 weird power supply

    Hi guys i want help about my power supply of hp z440 workstation which to be looking weird it has 18 pin atx and 12 pin memory power or might be atx12v its attached to memory channel . the question is can i run this power supply to a normal motherboard with 8 pin atx from the 12 pin memory and...
  15. S

    [SOLVED] Need help with a PSW + Cooler + Case

    Hello everyone! Will you please help me in picking a power supply, CPU cooler and a case. I already have the following components: CPU: AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ PRO 3975WX, 146MB, 3.5GHz, Socket sWRX8 Motherboard: Pro WS WRX80E-SAGE SE WIFI, Socket sWRX8 RAM: 8x32GB GPU: 4x 3080 Ti The...
  16. F

    [SOLVED] Why does my computer randomly restart?

    My PC will restart itself while I'm using it everyday. 90% of the time it happens within 10 minutes of turning on but on occasion it'll shutdown randomly. I've checked tempatures for cpu and gpu and everything is normal. I'm not sure what other kind of diagnostics I could run to figure out the...
  17. Newbiedude

    Question Has explosion sound every time psu swith turn on but my pc is till running like nothing happen

    Recently i has explosion sound every time psu swith turn on (still not start pc) after turn off for a long like over night this sound come with light in the back of my psu what happening? my pc still running fine i can still play heavy load game but i just shut down and dont dare to use it...
  18. ZippyZappy_

    Question Getting black screen on both monitors but I can still hear my game audio, people on discord, and they cans till hear me.

    I'm having this problem where it seems like my pc crashes but it is still on, the monitors go black and they search for other input devices so it acts like the pc is not on. I can still hear my pc audio, I can still hear people on discord, and people on discord can still hear me. This problem...
  19. Varzoh

    Question Hello beautiful people I have a total of 3 questions in this one forum. You can answer one or all the questions; any answer is greatly appreciated.

    I am planning on buying these components listed here. This PC is being built for adobe creative cloud editing in 4k, occasional cinema 4d, lots of intense stress of pc gaming, etc. First Question: Motherboard The motherboard I planned on getting was a Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Hero (WI-FI) ATX...
  20. Akuma_Okami

    [SOLVED] Pc not turning on

    Hi im having problems with my pc its not turning on when i press the power button its a new motherboard and processor and memory sticks but im using an old power supply and graphics card from my previous motherboard and nothing turns on i tried to check if its a power supply issue but it’s...
  21. BA55I

    Build Complete PC boots then shutsdown - edit problem was fixed by connecting the 24pin connector properly

    Hi, I built my PC about a month ago and everything was working fine, I made a thread about my cpu temps but I was told that it was normal and after monitoring it for a week everything seemed fine. Untill about a few days ago I downloaded forz horizon 5 and on the first boot up my pc just shut...
  22. P

    Question Which is better? Corsair RM750X or MSI MPG Series A750GF

    I am looking into a new PSU and a few people said that the Corsair RM650X would be fine because I am getting a 2070 super. However I am deciding to go with a 750WATT PSU because if I ever want to upgrade again I would be able to handle it. I have decided to either get a Corsair RM750X which is...
  23. F

    [SOLVED] Is 650W enough for modern pc?

    Hey guyes! I'm currently using a Corsiar RM 650x 80+ gold for my Ryzen 5 3600x and MSI 3070 gaming x trio with a b550 motherboard. I'm looking forward to change my cpu to ryzen 7 5800X or intel core i5 12600k (will change the motherboard in that case as well). Do i need to upgrade it to 750W...
  24. TheCheapGamer

    [SOLVED] Electrical buzzing when connected to UPS

    So I dont know much about power/voltages and all that, and this may be an easy fix but I am currently lost. PSU - Seasonic 520w S12II series 80+ Bronze GPU - RX 580 8GB CPU - Ryzen 5 3600 Mobo - X470 Gaming Pro Recently we have been having regular power outages (South Africa), and my family...
  25. M

    [SOLVED] I think my PSU needs replacing

    I'm pretty sure my PSU needs replacing, and probably picking one up later on today. I thought I'd ask quick and see if I got any opinions, too. My system is a Core i9 11900K, Asus Strix Z590-E Gaming WiFi, 4 x 8GB 3200 @ 3600, 2 m.2 1TB, a 1TB FireCuda, Aorus RTX3090 Extreme, and a custom loop...
  26. uvaishassan

    [SOLVED] Checking if PSU is faulty [Paperclip method]

    If I connect the green and black wire pins from the 24 pin connector by a paper clip (I'm a newbie, watched a YouTube video), turn on the PSU and the fan is spinning continuously, does it guarantee that my PSU is not faulty?
  27. M

    [SOLVED] Need Help!! Pc wont post/boot when gpu is plugged into psu (╥_╥) [please read description]

    mobo=asus tuf 365 gaming plus ( recently bought ) cpu= i7 9700k gpu = sapphire nitro rx 480 8gb psu= 750 watt cooler master ( 1 day old) so, i was running furmark 1080p AA and cpuz stress test , gpu temp reached 82 °C , Cpu temp reached 90°C suddenly my pc shutdown. Tried restarting but no...
  28. liakos

    Question Hardware beeps continues

    My desktop do a continuous beep, I can't event count them it last for 15 seconds then shutdown. I change CMOS Battery re-seated RAM and worked. After a while I close the desktop then I go open again and does the same beep and duration and if put the second dimm of ram starts all over. Can this...
  29. N

    [SOLVED] HDD won't let computer boot up properly

    Hello, I have a BIOSTAR S120L SSD 480gb in my computer. Today i bought SEAGATE Barracuda Guardian ST1000DM010 1TB HDD and i installed it in my computer normally as every HDD, connected the SATA3 with the motherboard and Power Supply with the HDD. But when i boot up my computer i am stuck on the...
  30. E

    [SOLVED] PC restarts when voltage fluctuates

    Hello everyone, I have an inverter + stablizer + ups for my pc. But whenever current fluctuates in my room, my PC restarts. NO error, no bsod nothing. My pc specs are : mobo msi b450m-pro m2 max ryzen 3500 1060 3gb 4 x2 ddr4 ram 1 HDD, 1 SSD. My power supply is VP450P. However, when I...
  31. D

    [SOLVED] Is a Seasonic 550W Bronze+ PSU Enough for a Strix RTX 2080

    Hello, I have the powersupply stated above, a Ryzen 5 3600 non overclocked, 16 Gigabytes of HyperX 2666 MHZ of ram non overclocked, Stock AMD cooler, a 240 Gigabyte SSD, and A 500 GB HDD, and a 165 HZ 27 Inch monitor, I was wondering if my powersupply is enough for me to run an rtx 2080 on this...
  32. R

    [SOLVED] Which power supply is better?

    Hello!, I want to buy a power supply but i have quite a few options here. XILENCE XN053 | XP600R7 600W , VER 2.31, CE , P.PFC Deep Cool|DE600 | 600W Zalman ZM500-XEII (500W) 83+, 230-240V Could you tell me which one is the best here? all of them cost the same, i have only these 3 options, I...
  33. Tackwood

    [SOLVED] How many case fans can I plug into my motherboard and if possible can the be plugged into my power supply instead?

    Hello. About 3 years ago I bought a prebuild cyberpower pc, but over time i have replaced every component except for the case and the power supply. I was planning on buying the NZXT H510 , because as far as I'm concerned it is a pretty solid case. On top of this I was going to buy a 3-pack of...
  34. Thoomin

    [SOLVED] How to remove the male terminal connector on an 8pin PCI extension cable ?

    So I am trying to sleeve an 8 pin extension cable I got from amazon, but I do not have the tools to do so. I have searched everywhere on the internet, watched videos, and went through websites, but I have not seen a thing. Keep in mind, I am trying to open up the MALE connector, not the female...
  35. S

    [SOLVED] Will my standard Dell PSU (350w) fit into a Micro ATX case?

    I am going to be getting a new Micro ATX case for my new Micro ATX motherboard. I was wondering if my normal Dell Power supply would work (as in the wires would route to the mother board ok without having to get a new powersupply.
  36. E

    [SOLVED] My pc doesn't always boot unless I reset my motherboard

    Hello, so here are my specs i9-10900kf cooled with z63 rtx 3080 32gb corsair rams 2 ssd's - 1 hdd colorful z490 vulcan x20 gamemax 1050w So my problem is my pc doesn't boot from the first time normally, I have to switch the powersupply to OFF then Click on the reset button on my motherboard...
  37. A

    Question I was playing GTA V online and my PC just shut down couldn't get any video output throught the GPU

    So i was just having fun playing GTA V with my friends and all of a sudden my PC shut down,i tried powering it back on it did power back on but nothing was showing on the screen. I got worried and did a little reasearch,tried switching the RAM sticks then cleaning the CMOS but nothing helped. So...
  38. E

    [SOLVED] PC Won't work after changing the cpu voltage ?

    Hello, so let me start with my specs first: i9-10900KF Colorful iGame 3080 Colorful iGame z490 Vulcan X V20 Colorful CVN 32gb ram 3200 gamemax 1050w psu So when I got my pc, I did windows update, updated GPU driver from GeForce experience, downloaded steam and epic games When I first played...
  39. yupu

    [SOLVED] Psu enough for gtx 1650?

    Hello. Recently my old pc which i used for light gaming died. I mainly played esport titles like csgo, league of legends, overwatch and also world of warcraft. Im about to buy this dell prebuilt and planned to add more ram later and also add a graphics card. My question is, this dell system...