psu

Forum discussion tagged with psu.
  1. EdLandau

    Question PSU clicks off a second after turning on.

    I had a Seasonic FOCUS GX-550W PSU powering a new system I build with a Gigabyte AORUS X570 Elite Wifi Pro motherboard, a Ryzen 5 3600, 64GB DDR4, MSI GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER , 2x M.2 nVME drives and a 5 SSDs (phanteks Eclipse P500A case). This worked beautifully for 2 years, until last week...
  2. S

    Question Which PSU to choose?

    So, soon I am going to change the PSU of my main PC (System Power 9 600W) and put it in the old PC. I want to get much more powerful PSU compared to this, as I need room for upgrading my parts. If someone finds this helpful here are my System Specs: MB: Asrock AB350M Pro4 CPU: Ryzen 5...
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    Question I don't know what PSU to buy for my new build ?

    i bought msi b450m pro max (motherboard) planning to buy ryzen 3 3200g and 8gb ddr4 ram and install my gt 1030 and hdd with it but i have electricity problems here and i had 3 motherboard die for me last year using cheap PSU but before that i used the psu normally with no issues and the closest...
  4. C

    Question Weird PC Restart Loop... Help please

    Hello, yesterday I started having a weird issue. Suddenly in the middle of the night my PC booted up (it was shutdown not on sleep mode) and started a weird restart loop where it would power up for 4-5 seconds, power off for 1-2 seconds and so on... I had to switch off the PSU or it wouldn't...
  5. HYDROBERG

    Question PC crashing whenever I am playing any games ?

    My system is Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core Processor GHz Ram: 2 x 8 GB G. Skill TridentZ 3200 Motherboard: MSI BM450 GPU: Gigabyte 1660ti SSD: 128GB PSU: Thermaltake Litepower 550w Whenever um playing any games my pc crashes suddenly. I do play Valorant, Rainbow Six Siege etc. I had a...
  6. P

    Question Black display crash and GPU fans spinning 100% unless I hard reboot ?

    Updated my drivers about 3 months ago as they were 4 months out of date and since then my computer keeps black screening and the GPU fans spin at 100% speed, the only way to stop it is to reboot the whole PC. Started happening now on every single game I play every night. Has anyone had this...
  7. L

    Question My computer keeps restarting after I launch a game ?

    for the past two days my computer, whenever i play or load up a game, randomly restarts from a black screen. My gpu and cpu run at a great temp, however, I suspect its either a faulty psu or my motherboard is overheating ? I've tried updating drivers, and resetting my computer and clean...
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    Question Can a bad PSU give out random black screens?

    My brother (age 13 rn) bought over a year ago a pre-built from his savings. Back then, I advised him to change the PSU but he ofc didn't listen to me. Yesterday he complained about a random freeze while he was gaming and then a few seconds later a black screen appeared. The PC was still running...
  9. A

    Question Long term reliability of Antec HCG 1000 Extreme for Mining

    Is the Antec HCG 1000 Extreme good for mining is it true that its not a good choice for long term usage like mining?
  10. T

    [SOLVED] Can I use a different power cord?

    I'm building a new PC, so I ordered a new PSU: "Adata XPG Core Reactor 850W". I noticed that the power cord that came with the PSU (the one that connects the back of the PSU to the wall) has a plug that looks like a "Type E" or "Type F" plug as shown here...
  11. Rais123

    Question Is my PSU good?

    I recently purchased a prebuilt PC and it came with a Thermaltake smart 700W 80 plus gold and I want to know if that is any good?
  12. SaintLDB

    Question Asus P7H55M problem

    I've just bought an old pc. Dont ask me why, i just wanted to have another config. But i have a problem : it doensnt want to turn on anymore. It was perfectly working. But when i ve changed the GPU, no signs of life. The pc wont turn on ans and the PSU make a strange noise, do you think it's...
  13. Zembii

    Question Slight Power Supply Rattle? Is this normal?

    I recently built a new computer and while plugging in my headphones i heard a very quiet rattling noise coming from the PSU. I have a new HX1000 Platinum. It is very quiet and I can basically only hear it if I put my ear right next to it. It just stresses me out because I dont want it to...
  14. JaSoN_cRuZe

    [SOLVED] Seasonic Focus Plus Gold rebranded as Antec Neo Eco Modular Gold?

    I got my Antec Earthwatts Gold Pro 750 semi-modular PSU RMA'd and because of the unavailability of this PSU, they replaced me with Antec Neo Eco Gold 750 fully modular PSU. Is the Antec Neo Eco Gold Modular PSU a rebrand of Seasonic Focus Plus Gold. Can this be verified as it houses the same...
  15. T

    Question Is the there a substantial difference between psus that someone should bear in mind before buying?

    I mean I know that bronze, gold is about energy saving and all that but will they have effect in the long run? Will they affect the longevity of the psu so it doesn't like get fried under pressure? Will they affect any other components? I mean for example I feel this one is so good and with...
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    Question Dell Precision T3500 + Asus GTX 660 Ti - flickering

    I have a Dell Precision T3500 with a Asus GTX 660 Ti 2GB that keeps flickering when the drivers are installed. The setup: Windows 10 Professional, Nvidia drivers 472 (2022) Asus GTX 660 Ti 2GB - has 2x PCIe 6-pin connection inputs Dell standard PSU 525W (1x PCIe 6-pin + [2x SATA-to-molex ->>...
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    [SOLVED] Is it the GPU failing or the PSU?

    So from a few days I am facing this issue where the screen would go completely blank i.e monitor goes into power saving, audio cuts off and the PC has to be restarted manually. NumLock and Keyboard RGB also locks out so the complete system is frozen. I have tried reinstalling GPU drivers to no...
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    Question Can i do this

    Hey i was wondering if anyone knew if it is possible to run an rx580 8gb on a 500 w psu my current system is a i5 10400 a nzxt kraken aio 240 western digital ssd a 500 gb hard drive. Do I need a bigger psu?
  19. Edgeexz

    Question Which is a good Power Supply [PSU] with minimal budget for my PC?

    Hi, so I've put together all the PSUs that are in store here on a budget of 600.000 IDR ($41.32). PSU Lists: Corsair CV450 [450W] (80+ Bronze) DeepCool PF500 [500W] (80+ White) FSP HV PRO [550W] (80+ White) GAMEMAX VP-500 [500W] (80+ Bronze) GIGABYTE P550B [550W] (80+ Bronze) SILVERSTONE...
  20. Tank Commander

    [SOLVED] Pc freezes for a few seconds randomly

    So recently my pc has been freezing randomly for a few seconds and then continues to work normaly I can move the mouse but everything else is frozen. My ssd is new and is >50% empty and i dont think it is from that I have changed the Power Supply, the ram and the video card with new ones but the...
  21. K

    Question Problem with PC

    I am building a PC from spare parts. But for some reason i keep getting the 00 MSI motherboard code. It has a light next to CPU also. I figured it has something to do with the cpu. I repasted it Still the same error code. When i pulled the CPU plug out and replaced it the PC booted Up. So i am...
  22. M

    Question GPU Usage spikes from 0-100% while playing

    When I'm playing Valorant, my gpu usage will spike from 0-100 and average around 50% util while playing. My gpu is an Rx 570 4gb paired with a Ryzen 1600. I have 2x8 3000hz ram sticks. My PSU is an EVGA 650Bq 80+ Bronze. I notice my wattage will stay around 60w, even though I have seen...
  23. M

    Question Help with my GPU util and wattage!

    I downloaded MSI Afterburner and I have noticed that my RX 5704gb ( https://www.newegg.com/powercolor-radeon-rx-570-axrx-570-4gbd5-3dhd-oc/p/N82E16814131717?Item=N82E16814131717 ) only pulls in 60-90w while gaming on any game. All of my games however run fine except Fortnite. There are times...
  24. Robster97

    Question PCI-E cable wont fit into GPU-slots?

    Hi! My PCI-e cables from my PSU wont seem to fit into my GPU. I have the two 8 pin connected to the PSU but the 6+2 pins just wont seem to fit on the graphics card itself. Ive noticed that one of the plastic "guiding" pieces on the cables (male) is different from the one on the GPU (female)...
  25. G

    Question ASUS Laptop turns off with certain games ?

    I have an ASUS ROG G751JT laptop that I bought in 2015 which lately has been turning off on its own at certain times. One of those times is when I open Windows, sometimes I have to turn it on a few times before I can use it. Another one of those times is when I open a "heavy" game, like Survive...
  26. GenericNamePls

    [SOLVED] Would a 550W PSU be enough to upgrade to a 3070Ti?

    Howdy first time posting here, So I've just bought a 3070Ti as an upgrade to my current 1080 which has served me well, however I've also bought a Ryzen 7 3800x to replace my Ryzen 5 1600 after confirming my mobo supports it via a BIOS update, both of these new parts have higher tdp's than the...
  27. Ishyyyy

    Question Clicking noisr when new GPU is installed but not old

    I recently upgraded from the 1650 super to the 3060. It runs normally with the 1650 super but whenever the 3060 is in the computer a clicking noise(similar to the powering up click) can be heard every now and then. Is it because my PSU is too weak for the GPU? It's a 550w PSU, or is the GPU...
  28. [SOLVED] PC Freezes while gaming/watching videos

    Good Afternoon, Basically whenever I play a game, watch Youtube or do anything related to opening new programs my monitor would freeze and I have to reboot it from the power button(pc still runs as the fans do). The mouse and keyboard don't work but their lights do and I can't open Task Manager...
  29. M

    Question Cold boot issues (boots fine on second boot) - PSU or something else?

    Hi all, I built my PC at the end of 2014, and it's been running without problem (and unaltered) until earlier this month, when it failed to boot, giving an "A2" POST code (IDE Detect) and not sending a signal to the monitor. I updated the BIOS to the latest release via BIOS Flashback, which...
  30. S

    [SOLVED] Drives failure, in the span of 3 months

    Hello, So 2 and a half years ago, or to be more precise, 28 months ago I got a 2TB Seagate Barracuda and I have been completely satisfied with the drive as it replaced a 12 year old Toshiba HDD. But 2 months ago while I was playing a game it crashed, everything started lagging so I decided to...
  31. Z

    Question Short Circuited or Completely Broken?

    This has happened to me twice now, where I have shorted a PSU after adding new hardware to my computer. The first time, I had just added: 2 sticks of ram for 64gb total on 4 sticks, a cpu water cooler, and an rgb controller for my fans. It shorted a 750w PSU, so I just accepted that it was 4...
  32. Lucerp

    Question Newly built PC runs fine but I've noticed a burning smell ?

    About a week ago I built a new PC with completely new parts. It booted up nicely, and it has been running perfectly for the whole week. However, yesterday I noticed a weird burning smell (almost like an exploded firework smell). It was very subtle, but definitely noticeable when I smelled near...
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    [SOLVED] Games randomly close (no reboot) on brand new PC

    Hello, a few weeks ago I built my brand new pc, but I have been having this issue of games just randomly closing, this is not BSOD, it just throws me to the desktop. Sometimes is happens after a few minutes sometimes it happens after 30 minutes, sometimes everything seem to work fine. Total...
  34. ccoo84

    [SOLVED] Looking for i7-7700k Best GPU for Bottleneck

    Hello I'm looking to get the best cheapest GPU Rtx for the money without having to rebuild my whole system.. My current card is a GTX 1080ti, I wanted to go for a RTX 3080ti build but saw a posting & a comment about the CPU being bottlenecked.. Your oppinion means allot thank you.. So which...
  35. K

    Question Power supply upgrade Alienware Aurora R4

    I brought an Evga Geforce Rtx 3050 (8 pin power cord) card as an upgrade since it was not overpriced recently. The issue I have is what power supply, (preferably Evga, but I will take any high wattage, reliable psu that will last for years), I need to buy to upgrade/replace the OEM PSU. The...
  36. O

    Question Need help with PC issues

    Specs - CPU - i7 10700K COOLER - NZXT Kraken X61 MOBO - Asrock B560 PRO4 RAM - Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB @3000 GPU - Gigabyte RTX 3060 Ti OC M.2 SSD - WD Blue SN550 NVMe 1TB SSD - Crucial MX500 1TB SSD - Crucial MX500 2TB PSU - Corsair HX1000 I have 2 possible faults from recent upgrades but...
  37. L

    Question IMPOSSIBLE Shutdown problem

    Hi, Since I bought my new pc last year I've been dealing with some shutdown problems, but I still don't know how could I fix this problem. The PC basically turns off in random occasions... such as: -4K Gaming -Rendering 3D stuff I have already tried A LOT of possible fixes, but it just...
  38. Foreynn

    [SOLVED] PC crashes when launching games, all new parts

    I recently upgraded my PC to a Ryzen 5 5600X and events led to me having to buy all new components. My current specs are as follows: CPU: Ryzen 5 5600X MB: MSI X570-A PRO GPU: Asus 2060 Dual Evo PSU: Cooler Master MWE 750W 80+ Bronze My problem is the PC crashing when launching more demanding...
  39. C

    Question System not showing signs of life, PSU and motherboard appear to be working

    Yesterday my PC failed to boot, with only the main CPU fan and front light turning on. After a lot of troubleshooting I switched out all parts to a spare (and unused) motherboard, CPU, GPU, RAM and power supply. I was able to boot into WIndows once. However, after shutting down, the PC is...
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    Question I can’t find out if my fans are 2pin, 3pin or 4pin

    Hello. I have 4 case fans and 1 CPU fan. My Cpu fan has a 3 pin connection I can control it’s speed through BIOS but system fan slot on my motherboard is running idle. Other 4 fans directly connected to the PSU and because of that I can’t control their speed. I need to find out if I can somehow...