Page 3 - Forum discussion tagged with Powersupply.
  1. Frankie Sultana

    [SOLVED] Will i need a power supply upgrade?

    Hi so i am updrading from a I5 6500 to a I7 9700k. Will i need a power supply upgrade? Right now I have a 500w power supply, And i have a Rx 480 8gb for my GPU. Thank you for reading this:D:D:D
  2. P

    [SOLVED] Is it worth upgrading from gtx 1050 to rx 570?

    And how do i know if it will fit and work on my pc ? Atm i have i5 2400 and a gtx 1050 8gb ram Mobo: Intel Motherboard DP67BG Also what psu is recommended for rx 570? 😩
  3. J

    Question Regarding reverse voltage on combining powersupply wires

    I have a power supply I'm gonna "convert" into a general power supply for various experiments, but one specific thing is bothering me, and it's about if I can combine the various 12V, 5V and 3.3V (respectively/separate per voltage), and if doing so, should I be worried about reverse voltage? (I...
  4. Justaskingthings

    [SOLVED] Best powersupplys 2019

    What is the best powersupply for my setup? Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 6GB Dual OC AMD Ryzen 5 1600x G.Skill 2x 4GB 3200MHz Asus B350M Mortar 2x 125gb SSD 1x M.2 125GB Evo I have mATX build so the PSU depth is max. 230mm I am thinking some good Seasonic or is there any good competitors
  5. F

    [SOLVED] Budget psu comparison!

    So I just wanted comapare a few PSU's that are available to me at pretty much the same price and i dnt have the budget for anything else amd these are: Antec High Current Gamer HCG520M 520w 80+ Bronze, Corsair GS600 Model CMPSU-600g and Antec Earth Watts 650w model EA-650 Will pair with an rx...
  6. Howlank

    Question New Hp Envy computer needs power supply changed

    OK so a buddy of mine's computer crashed, he went to best buy and bought a HP Envy with I7-8700, but it did not come with a graphics card. He had just purchased a 1060 and a replacement 550 watt power supply from Best Buy that he put in his old HP. So he figured he could add the 1060 to the new...
  7. G

    Question Pc Freezes then wont boot for a while

    Okay so here is the thing. I have this PC for a while it was working perfectly. Suddenly it started freezing and i had to shut it down. Then it wouldnt boot for a while. Here is the list of things i tried and checked: First i thought it was my HDD then i swapped to NVME kingston a2000 ssd. I...
  8. A

    Question Antec Earthwatts 430 PSU Keep Tripping Out

    System Specs: Core i5 3470, intel dz77sl-50k motherboard, corsair Vengeance 8gb ram. The power supply trips after powering on for just a few seconds when connected to the motherboard. It runs fine on the paper clip test though. The motherboard does not seem to have any problem as it runs fine on...
  9. Z

    Question Is it worth to get the 750 wattage power supply for 10 year warranty ?

    I am building a computer system and I calculated the watts my pc will use using those power supply calculators. It shows my usage is around 550 watts and recommended to get a 600w supply. Howwver I am confused as to should I get the Evga G3 650w which is £80 or Evga G3 750w which is £101 or G2...
  10. K

    [SOLVED] how much watt to power I3-9100F , RX570 GB

    I Have i3-9100F And RX570 4GB I dont know how much watt to power it
  11. Z

    Question [Power surge] Energy being stored in the PSU after shutdown?

    Ok so this is my first thread so sorry for any mistakes and for my bad grammar. So I have completed my first build. For PSU I chosen Corsair vs550 550w 80 plus bronze. Last night after playing some games and stuff I shut down my rig, turned off the PSU switch then turned off the ups and finally...
  12. F

    [SOLVED] Are Thermaltake and FSP PSU's any good?

    Im basically looking for decent low budget 500-600W PSU and the only decent one's(I think so cuz they're 80+bronze certified) I found are Thermaltake & FSY. My pc specs: I3 7100-MSI Radeon RX 560 AERO ITX 4GB OC-8 gb dd4 corsair value select-ASUS PRIME A320M-E AMD AM4 mobo PSU LINKS-...
  13. R

    [SOLVED] UPS matter

    so hi everyone i am currently in need of an UPS due to electrical instability. ive got ryzen 3 with rx570 with silver rated 600w PSU, the thing is i dont know which specs the UPS i need to purchase, will be an APC UPS with 1100va enough? i dont think i can get any higher than that because it is...
  14. Chainsword16

    Question 27 micro fans on one power supply socket.

    Hello, Is it possible to have 27 micro fans connected to your power supply? (Power supply is 680W) (Fans are: 12V @ 0.21A each) I plan to connect them in parallel then using just one 6pin on one of the powersupply sockets.
  15. E

    Question 430w is enough? i5 9400f gtx 1660

    Buy the Amazon i5 9400f, GTX 1660 and 2 ram memories of 2666 mhz corsair, my question is if with the EVGA 430W 80 PLUS I have enough for these components that will come Srry my bad english im spanish.. Thanks.
  16. A

    [SOLVED] Newly Built Gaming PC- Worked now it doesnt (Motherboard or PSU?)

    So last night my friend who has never built a gaming PC before built one with my help (we live in different states and I was just on Discord walking him through everything), we got it all working on the first try. When I got off last night, he was just downloading all of his games and stuff...
  17. D

    [SOLVED] Thinking about upgrading my build

    So atm i have a Antec Sonata III 500 incl psu and a i5 2310 2.9Ghz and a gtx 1050 and 8 gb ram. But i wanted to upgraded all three of them to a i7 3770, sapphire radeon rx 590 (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07K12KNHG/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1) and 16 gb of ram. Now my...
  18. P

    [SOLVED] gtx 970 crashing ?

    During games sometimes the screen shuts off i can still hear youtube playing though so not sure if its psu . sometimes after i restart it asks me to shut down and plug in the pcie connectors . I have not yet tried another pci slot but could this be a sign my gpu is just dying or something...
  19. L

    Question I purchased a power supply from the EVGA b-stock list, am now having second thoughts as it comes in the mail. Need advice.

    The unit is an 850 watt gold certified semi modular power supply for $70. After speaking with users on the buildapc subreddit they didn't think it was the best choice due to it being refurbished unit with only a 1 year warranty. My system only takes 340 watts so I was gonna get a 550 watt unit...
  20. PerplexedMatt

    [SOLVED] Suspected Bad Power Supply

    Howdy, I have an old build that I haven't used in a couple years. When I tried to turn it on today the mobo screen popped op with weird symbols that kind of looked like encryption. Then it black screened. No ASRock logo, no POST, nothing. Just a black screen. Already did troubleshooting on...
  21. B

    [SOLVED] ASUS PRIME B250-PLUS compatible with RTX 2080TI and CORSAIR RM 1000x

    hi ive got an RTX 2080ti coming soon I don't wanna put it in my PC until I know its safe to do so. so yeah my question is will it be okay in my motherboard from my little skim around my motherboards specs and the 2080ti specs it should be fine, but its always best to check with smarter people on...
  22. O

    [SOLVED] Fuses blown, PC won't start anymore

    Hello everyone, There is a small problem I Recently build a pc as a beginning builder, and something went wrong. The pc turned on IF the power supply cable was pushed a little down into the psu. I turned it on and everything ran perfectly for 2/3 minutes, after that it shut off. So I tried to...
  23. D

    [SOLVED] cords too short

    Hi, i bought a power supply 750 w kentek off ebay and the cpu power cord is too short. should i buy a new one?
  24. C

    Question Monitor + peripherals disconnect randomly, pc goes to sleep, have to turn off at mains to restart

    Hello, Ive recently built a new PC with these specs: CPU - Ryzen 7 2700x GPU - GIGABYTE 2080 8GB MOBO - ASUS ROG Strix B450-F RAM - Corsair RGB Vengeance 2x 8GB DDR4 2666mHz PSU - Corsair HX750i 750W M.2 SSD - WD BLUE 3D NAND 250GB Monitors: 1x DELL S2719DGF, 1x BenQ XL2720T After playing games...
  25. JamieGE

    Question When i unplug montitor to move or something it wont turn back on for a few days

    I had to move my room around a few weeks ago so I had to unplug the monitor. I then plug the monitor back in and it wouldn't turn on... I was using my second monitor as backup. It turned on when trying a few days later. Today I have moved my PC again and it is doing the same thing, hopefully it...
  26. G

    Question Artefact and Crash PLS HELP ME

    https://streamable.com/8ri17 Look guys whats going on. GPU or PowerSupply problem or something else? ryzen 2200g 8gb ram 500gb hd rx580 8GB gigabyte PB500 80plus 500w no oc all new except the gpu. tested onboard and its all ok. Heres a Log using the benchmark Superposition from the start to the...
  27. D

    Question Computer Still Shutting Down

    So I thought I was done with this. I bought a computer from CyberPowerPC (specifically a Cyberpowerpc gma 3200 bst). It worked fine for a bit, but then it started to shut off while gaming. I thought this could either be a temperature issue or a PSU issue. The temps weren't amazing, but they...
  28. B

    Question Has my GPU died or is my PSU gone bad?

    Hi, Last night my GTX 970 died on me in the middle of a gaming session. The PC shut itself down and wouldn't restart after. After disconnecting the card however, the pc would boot again.I found out that the PC would would boot when only connecting one specific 6 pin connector, but fail to boot...
  29. A

    Question PC turns on but no signal.

    I tried plugging both (separate times) my hdmi and dp to the gpu and the motherboard. First try got me nothing. Took the tower down and unplugged everything and put it back. Found the CPU cooler/fan loose. tightened that. got signal but CPU temp was 100c. Took tower panel off and tightened the...
  30. U

    [SOLVED] More watts bad?

    I was going to get a nzxt e500 but the e850 is on sale for cheaper than the e500. Would this be bad to use a 850w psu even though I don’t need all that power? Also would the 850w use more electricity than the 500 watt because I don’t want a higher electricity bill.
  31. T

    Question AMD Vega 56 Coil Whine

    I have been building myself a new computer recently, and have been having no issues. I bought a number of things, and Ill list them here. EVGA 750 BQ, 80+ Bronze 750W (This is the oldest part, bought February, 2018. The rest was bought within a few weeks.) ASRock B450M-Pro4 Motherboard AMD...
  32. elhadi91

    Question Pc Restarts randomly

    Hello guys, I've been using my desktop for almost 4 years now, it has been running smoothly all these years with no problem. I did a lot of gaming in the past years, but not so much anymore. Lately, while i'm working, sometimes my pc restarts by itself. It has happened before in the past...
  33. mystic_mul

    Question What PSU would i need for a i9 9900K and a RTX 2080.

    Right i'm putting together a PC with the named parts above and i've been told by a few of my friends to go for a 1000w, but upon watching vids of PC builds i've seen people build PC's with a i9 9900K and the ti variation of the RTX 2080 and use a 850w so i'm posting for more insight and help...
  34. L

    Question Pc not working

    So I just bought a used system from some one and they had it working at their house so when I took it home I took it apart and cleaned the hell out of it but I didn’t get water or alcohol on any other the things that couldn’t get it like the mother board or any thing but I put it all back...
  35. J

    [SOLVED] Power Supply Question/Backup UPC

    So, I'm about to buy a backup battery for my PC, I live in Florida so that means lots of very brief power surges, and I'm scared that my pc will get fried one day. So I have one already, but it's not enough for it to sustain gaming without beeping incessantly. I'm looking to get a 600w APC...
  36. bentejas10

    [SOLVED] I want to buy cable extensions, will they be compatible with my NON-modular PSU?

    I have an EVGA 600B Bronze Certified 80+. I want to buy red and black ThermalTake PSU extension cables, but both ends of the cables in the picture look male and not female? I was under the impression that you plug the extension cables into your already existing PSU cables via a female port and...
  37. O

    Question GTX 1070 8GB (2017) already broken ?

    So yesterday everything was working fine and I was smoothly playing 4K games but when I tried to start my computer this morning my screen wouldn’t get an input signal. After removing the GPU, the PC would start just fine. I tried both PCI-E slots various times and always ran into different...
  38. S

    Question Pc shutting down

    OK so its been 2 weeks i started facing this problem. I can browse enitre day, watch youtube videos or keep the pc idle it wont heat up or shutdown. But as soon as i start any game like dota or fortnite or apex legends literally like 5 mins into it it crashes like it just shuts down. when i...
  39. vule.pcgeek

    [SOLVED] Cooler Master V series motherboard connector

    I want to buy Cooler Master V series 750W modular, and I'm in a little dilemma. On CM's and local reatailer's site it says that it has 20+4 pin connector on it, but when I opened pictures of it, I found 18+10 pin (baisiclly 28pin). So who lies here? Specs or my vision? Is it possible to connect...
  40. I Josh I

    [SOLVED] Looking for New PSU

    Hi all! So my current PSU is an EVGA 500 W1, 80+ WHITE 500W https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00H33SFJU/ref=oh_aui_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1 and I was talking with some else on this forum, and he suggest I get a new PSU for my system. I have had this PSU for basically 3 years, and since...