Forum discussion tagged with ps4.
  1. Laki1277

    Question PS4 forcing (?) monitor into power saving mode

    I've been trying to connect my ps4 to my pc monitor but it keeps working for a few seconds and then going into power saving mode The cable definitely isn't the problem, I've tested it many times. It does have a VGA in HDMI out port The ps4 isn't faulty, it works when connected to a TV but not...
  2. F

    Best way to connect a PS4 to PC?

    Title says all. I have a PS4 Pro and wanna go back to some of the titles that haven't been ported to PC just yet (Bloodborne, Ghost of Tsushima, Infamous, etc) There are two ways I've tried so far, both with its own flaws Connecting the PS4 to the HDMI port of my main monitor. It works without...
  3. M

    Question Mesh routers, multiple switches, PS4 lag

    Greetings everyone. I am getting lag on my PS4, every 1-3 seconds my commands will throttle a bit, or go on for a up to a second after I’ve let the button go. I’ve got a wired home setup, wires leave the ISP router and go into a network of 3 D-Link COVR-1100 mesh routers. These are wired too...
  4. TiciaN1337

    Question ready2gaming pace wheel, PS4 steering wheel on PC

    Hey Guys! I've got this type of steering wheel, called ready2gaming Pace Wheel. It is licensed by PS4, i want to use it on PC, it recognises it as PS4 GAMEPAD, it recognises the gas, brake and the steering but none of the buttons. Is there a program or any ways i could use this on PC? Tried DS4...
  5. B

    [SOLVED] Choosing between a WD Blue SSD versus a Samsung 870 QVO SSD for my PS4 Pro ?

    I own a PS4 pro. It is good, But the loading time for the current ps4 pro is very long & I would like to upgrade it with an SSD. I am confused between two options. WD Blue SSD-vs- Samsung 870 QVO. Can anyone explain which one should I go for & why? Samsung 870 QVO is crossing many benchmarks but...
  6. Waleed66

    [SOLVED] Problem with PS Remote Play app ?

    Hey everyone I'm having a problem with the "PS Remote Play" app, i can’t use remote play app away from home because it says to "connect your device with same internet which is connected to your PS4" How should i play my PS4 away from home using remote play ? please help me. btw I'm from Pakistan.
  7. Clumsyscrewdriver

    Question (Fixed) PS4 turning on for one second only

    Edit: so I found the problem and I fixed it, hopefully long term. I wanted to scavenge another PS4 to change the power supply, I have noticed that it came out much easier than the one I was working on. Apparently, the two metal rods the PSU goes in were bent, I straitened them as much as I could...
  8. aranorde

    [PS4 Slim] Upgrading to a SSD, will it help with FPS stutters in games?

    Currently playing God of War and I get FPS Drops/Stutters in certain areas, not a lot. But still noticeable since I mainly game on PC. Also if I download and install the game on HDD than playing from Disc, will it help with stutters? Thanks.
  9. P

    Question Media Player Fault or USB Stick Fault ?

    I recently compiled a large photo album and copied all the pics from my PC onto a Kingston Data Traveler 128GB USB stick. However, when I tried to view the photos many could not be viewed due to the PS4 telling that 'the media cannot be viewed'. They can be viewed perfectly normally on my PC and...
  10. M

    PS4 Pro - 1080p - power consumption ?

    Hey, at this point I'm afraid to ask but I'm gonna ask anyway: I know that in PC, graphics card power consumption depends on application you are running, resolution, etc. That makes me think that when using PS4 Pro with 1080p 60hz monitor, the power consumption in that case is less than in PS4...
  11. B

    [SOLVED] Ethernet Speed

    Hi, So I just got a new router with my roommates and it is supposed to have a 1Gigabit connection. My PS4 is connected via a CAT5 ethernet cable but the highest speeds I can achieve are around 250 mbps down and 6.8 up when my roommates PC is getting around 900 download and 114 upload. I have...
  12. M

    Question bluetooth question

    HI using a ps4 controller and bluetooth ear buds simultaneouly can it be done im using win11 latest build with a v5.0 bluetooth adaptor. Original PS4 dualshock 4 cntroller and tsw4 in ear buds. when i connect one only it works well but when i try both simultaneouly it disconnects one or the...
  13. Bajos

    [SOLVED] Motherboard repairs

    Hi. Recently i started to buy and repair broken consoles in order to sell them with profit (inspired by iFixIt) . I can call it my hobby as I really enjoy doing that. I need to replace broken HDMI port in PS4, however i found out that it requires special tools that are not a cheap stuff and i...
  14. I

    Can someone explain god of war 4 ending?

    i have seen the ending which envolved Kratos and Boy in the land of giants Kratos saw what seem to be a prophecy of him...dying and his powers transfer to Atreus, But my question is, how did Kratos...die? it would be frikin pathetic if he actualy got defeated by Thor, 😢, and at somepoint Faey...
  15. O

    Question Need serious help with fluctuating internet

    Hey guys this is going to be a bit of a post since ive been having this internet problem for soooo long so please bare with me here, Info: Previously I had 500 down and 500 upload would get 250 down and 500 up then i upgraded to 1000 down and 1000 upload, i get 450 down and 950 up. As you can...
  16. ek_e123

    Question Very slow Upload speed on PS4

    On my PC I normally get 200-250mbps download and around 200mbps upload. But on my PS4 slim, while I get the 250mbps download, the upload speed doesn't get over 3-4mbps (I only managed to get a maximum of 9mbps once). What causes this issue? My router is the Huawei HG8546M. Thanks in advance for...
  17. H

    [SOLVED] PS4 slim turns off by itself after roughly 10 minutes

    Firstly, apologies if this isn't the right place to post this.. I've had my PS4 slim for a few years now and I've never had any issues with it. Yesterday my PS4 randomly turned itself off after loading a game and playing for a couple of minutes. I instantly tried turning it back on but...
  18. D

    [SOLVED] Should I index media I host via universal media server?

    I download a lot of actual movie and tv shows and I host to my ps4 using universal media server. I do this so that way when our internet goes down (and it does a lot), we still have movies we can watch. with that being said should I be indexing this drive? only things I have been able to pull...
  19. DirtySZN

    [SOLVED] Severe packet loss only on Fortnite servers..

    So I’ve had severe packet loss issues on Fortnite for 6 months now. I play on PS4 Pro, and I’m connected via CAT-6 Ethernet from my Arris modem to the PS4(modem connected to outlet in wall via coaxial cable). My plan I pay for is “Extreme Pro Internet” - 600mbps download/15mbps upload speed...
  20. D

    Question Can i get my captures off my ps4 hdd?

    I have some video captures from a game that are really important to me. Recently i just got a new ssd and forgot my captures were on my old HDD. Is there any way I can get them off the disc? I tried putting it back in the same ps4 but to no avail.
  21. xCqt_

    Question I can't connect my ps4 to my monitor

    Hi My monitor dosen't have an hdmi port so i had to buy a dvi-d - hdmi cable And my monitors res is 1680x1050 which is 16:10 well the problem is when i connect my ps4 to the monitor it says no signal Also my monitors model is : AOC 230Vw+ pleassseeeee help me
  22. Skorvan

    PS4 Pro Price in 2020?

    Simple as this: I got a ps4 that I'm not using and am willing to sell to some friend! What is the ps4 Pro acrually worth used in 2020? No games included only the console 1 controller and charger etc!
  23. I

    [SOLVED] 1080p75hz vs 1080p144hz vs 1440p75hz vs 4k60hz

    Hey guys, help me choose between a 1080p75hz ultrawide monitor, a 1080p144hz (not ultrawide) monitor, a 1440p75hz (not ultrawide) monitor and a 4k60hz (of course, not ultrawide) monitor. Just to mention, these are the monitors available to buy where I live (there aren't no 1080p120hz, 1080p144hz...
  24. StarBlazer457

    PS4 not loading past PS logo

    Hey, my cousin's PS4 will not load past the PS logo on startup. He said his PS4 would start to freeze while playing and required "forceful" power off. Every time you'd try to start it, it would check "system storage status", so I figured some files got corrupted that was preventing it. I booted...
  25. Question Due to COVID19 I can’t MOD PLEASE HELP!!

    I want to MOD RDR2 game files from the PS4 non jail broken. I can save the game save to a USB & transfer it to my Laptop. There is a program at That I can decrypt the file & edit adding mods/cheats on that program but I can’t encrypt the file back. I need to visit...
  26. Influx91

    Question WiFi speed issues (PS4)

    Hello, I hope some one is able to help. I've recently moved house, had fiber installed and currently using the vodaphone WiFi hub. I have speeds around 75 mbs (verified on multiple devices) When it comes to my PS4 I have around 13mbs and intermittent extream lag. I have tested my other devices...
  27. R

    Question I NEED HELP WITH MY PS4|not powering up :(

    Hello everyone, hope you’re all finding yourselves through this whole quarantine. My ps4 runs very loud so I figured I’d follow a video on cleaning the dust out. I did everything perfectly fine and treated everything carefully making sure not to break anything on accident. However, after putting...
  28. T

    Question QoS slowing down LAN speeds (R7000P)

    I am having an issue with QoS. I have a generally slow internet plan due to location. It is DSL with 10 down 1 up. Given the slow speeds, I use QoS since there are two of us in the house with multiple devices, and I find QoS works well to prevent buffering issues for our TV streaming devices. I...
  29. A

    Question PS4 not displaying to PC Monitor through HDMI splitter

    I just bought an HDMI splitter for my PS4 so that I can have the display going into my gaming monitor and capture card card simultaneously. The streaming PC will display the PS4 video just fine, but the gaming monitor does not detect and HDMI input. When I disconnect the pc input into the gaming...
  30. ToxicMoofin

    Question PS4 (First Gen) Eject button not working.

    Hello, so i take my system appart every few months just to clean the dust out and re-apply paste to the CPU and heat sink; well one time while doing this i did something to break/disable the eject button and i have no idea what it could be. Its not important to have or anything due to the...
  31. P

    [SOLVED] Can I change the speed of an ethernet cable?

    I bought a 1gbps ethernet cable and I’m afraid that if I connect it to my ps4 it will consume all my internet speed. Because my internet is also 1gbps. I have a Nighthawk M1 router. Iwanted to ask if there is a way I can change the ethernet speed on the router or ps4?
  32. RedScope

    [SOLVED] PS4 Controller Axis off Center

    For some reason when the controller isn't being used the left axis is off center, it's centered physically so I think it's a software issue but I'm not sure. I've had my PS4 controller for quite a while and I've only noticed this now on a tester although I definitely felt it while using the...
  33. E

    Question Which ps4 should I choose

    Hi I want to buy ps4 for my brother but I really dont know which one? Should I buy pro or normal version? His birthday is in december so I have some time, theese are the options for me. I think the best time to buy it will be around...
  34. H

    Question USB Ports RESTARTING only when Gaming and trying to use a CONTROLLER

    Okay! So I don't know what's going on but suddenly 3 days ago as I was trying to play CONTROL for the first time, I was in the game with my PS4 Controller (emulating a XBOX Gamepad via DS4 WINDOWS) and suddenly about 5 minutes into the game my PS4 Controller got disconnected but also all the USB...
  35. I

    Question PS4 through HDMI VGA Adapter to Dell E217H not working

    If I plug in my ps4 through a HDMI VGA adapter to my computer it doesn't work. when I turn on the monitor and put it to VGA it just says Dell E217H Entering Power Save Mode, I don't know what else to say except please help.
  36. S

    Question Ps4 loud noise

    I opened my PS4 slim to clean it because it was making an awful fan noise, they were completely maxed out, here in Argentina we are currently in winter so that didn't make too much sense, so I opened it up and realized that there was some dust and that kind of stuff, the problem here is that I...
  37. W

    Ps4 PRO or PS4+TV or PC

    Hello i my budget is enough for one of these but i dont know what is best for me pls help. I need to choose one of these 3, and i have PC but old, i5-3470, gtx 660ti, 8gb ram etc. So if i get playstation i can play death stranding( biggest reason why i want ps, and ps exclusive games too)...
  38. M

    [SOLVED] Is GTX 1650 equal to PS4 Pro GPU ?

    Is GTX 1650 equal to PS4 Pro GPU ? Or is it more comparable with PS4 Slim GPU ?
  39. P

    Looking for the right pin to solder

    Hello first thread here, i don't know if i choose the correct topic but i didn't find any for soldering, im a noob at soldering and i was looking at a video on how to charge a passive adapter to make it active because of my ps4 and I don't want to spend anymore money on adapters. Let me explain...
  40. R

    Question Power cable 4-pin psu-motherboard.

    Hi! I need a new power cable 4-pin for my ps4 pro (motherboard-psu) and i've found several cables on Ebay but most of them seem to only be compatible with the slim version. What's the difference, they look the same?