Forum discussion tagged with psu.
  1. Question PSU sparked, i saw Spark,but pc is still turning On, so confused!!help!

    so this happend this morning, i was turning on my pc, i plugged my spike gaurd to Ac supply,when i turned on AC supply of my spike gaurd and spike gaurd turned on and i saw my psu sparked. spark was near psu's switch button. i immediately turned off my spike gaurd. in this whole situation my cpu...
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    Question EVGA PSU Question

    Hi so i am building my friend a system using just the Ryzen 5 2400G and of course plan on overclocking it but was wondering about the EVGA PSU's cause within his price range he can get the 450w which is a BT model and the 500w which is a BR model and i mainly deal with cooler master and...
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    Question CPU sparked after putting in a new psu

    I just installed a brand new EVGA G3 1000w psu and as soon as I turned it on my CPU poped, started smoking and sparked. Checked all cable connecttions and they seem to be fine. How can i diagnose this and see whats good and whats broke and what the problem is. Specs: evga g3 1000w I7 8700k (not...
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    Question is 500 watt good?

    is 500watt psu ok for this configur?
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    Question PC turns on and then resets itself over and over

    I came home from work today, turned on my pc, installed a corsair and steelseries update, then needed to restart my computer. When it tried to turn back on, it boots up, then a few seconds later turns off, and then just repeats over and over. When my pc turns on, the fans all turn on, the lights...
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    Question Good quality PSU?

    Hi. So recently a friend of mine is quickselling his pc and he has this PSU: Here in my country this costs like 110 euros but he is selling it to me for 30, all cables and stuff included. So I wanted to go for a TX650M which...
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    Question Dell optiplex 3010 psu connection

    Hey every one I was wondering if The psu pin connector on a dell optiplex 3010 mt motherboard was a normal 24 pin connector or a 8 pin?
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    Question Coolers issues

    I'm planning to buy a new sentey case cause I upgraded my gpu and it doesn't fit in the old one, here's the matter, that case comes with 4 fans, 1 in the back and 3 in the front, my motherboard is an Asus h81mk and it only has one connector for a fan and the GPU fan, how can I manage to connect...
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    Question Which PSU to get for my HP 8300 Elite SFF

    I am not sure what would fit and be compatible. My current PSU only has 240 watts, and I am looking for 350-500 (Planning on upgrading graphics card to GT 1050 or GT 1070) Current specs: i7 3770k GT 1030 1 TB HDD 16 GB ram Windows 10
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    Question Are 650watts enough ?

    Hello guys. Im going to build that pc. ryzen 3600 Msi x470 carbon 16 gb trident Z DDR4 3200mhz Rx 5700 XT Etc etc Is corsair tx650m enough?
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    Question ASRock Z68 RAM slots problem?

    I push the power on button; all fans turned on (including the radiator fans), but the pump don't started. MOBO led (Dr. Debug) shows "15" for 3 seconds, then the pump started and Dr. Debug shows "22" and everything turned off. I can hear a LITTLE "pip" sound when it cut off the power. Then, it...
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    Question Desktop PC won't boot, nothing happens except HDD light blink and GPU light - busted PSU or motherboard?

    Hello, I've been having a slight issue with my PC since yesterday - when I try to power it up, almost nothing happens: it doesn't start, there's no power light, no fans running - except the red HDD light blinking once for a split second (not every time though) and the white light on the GPU...
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    [SOLVED] Blue Screen of Death

    About a week ago I got a blue screen of death, I restarted the pc after a few hours of gaming it appeared again. Since then it has not appeared and I’ve tried to find out what it is. Could it possibly be my power supply? My temps are fine, CPU running at 65°C while gaming and GPU running at...
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    Question PC keeps restarting while playing games

    Hi guys. I have just upgraded from an RX 470 to a RX Vega 56 Strix and have encountered restarts while playing or in game menu. I have a Corsair VS 550W PSU (5 yrs old) and a FX 6300 @ 4.2 GHz. I am using a Cooler master Hyper 212 LED as CPU cooler. The CPU temperature looks fine while running...
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    Question High Cpu Temp / Sudden Problem

    Hello. I'm using a ryzen 7 1800x cpu with cooler master masterliquid lite for a year now without any problems. But yesterday my pc shut down suddenly and then when i switched it back on i saw that my cpu temp was hanging around 80 degrees and throttling to 500 mhz (from its normal 3600) . I...
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    Question New Computer for Storage or Cash?

    Hi. I am currently in year 11, 2 years away from Uni. Yesterday, I built my first PC with help from my uncles and thanks to my mum who brought me all the stuff. Here are the specs: Ryzen 3 2200g. MSI B450M PRO-VDH V2, WD 240GB M.2 SSD, 8GB DDR4 3000MHZ RAM and 500W EVGA PSU. Also an amazing...
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    Question PSU Calculation

    When i try to calculate my PC's power consumption with OuterVision Power Supply Calculator it shows a value of 230 Watts. But when i calculate it by hand i get this: CPU(E5200):60W GPU(R7 240): 30W RAM(2*2GB):10W HDD(Sata 7200):10W Motherboard: 30W 4*USB2.0 : 10W In total i get 150W. Which...
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    Question PC is shutting down after few minutes

    PC is shutting down after 2-3 mins. Suddenly I'm facing a strange problem in my PC. it's shutting down after 2-3 mins of stating.Even sometimes it's not staring at all. In such cases when I press the power button the CPU and PSU fans start rotating after 4-5 seconds it stops and nothing happens...
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    Question Best budget motherboard for overclocking I7 8700k

    #1 OK so title explains what I want I guess so my whole my situation I sold my Pc which was I7 2600 gtx 1060 6gb To upgrade to ryzen 3600 which cost 248 dollars in my country but just today I found NC guy who is selling His I7 8700k ( for 233.38 usd and new cost 416 usd) because he is buying i9...
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    Question Should i switch off the PSU whenever i need to plug off the pc?

    So, i got a new computer which has an on/off switch on the psu, so i was wondering, when i shut off my computer and i need to unplug it (thunder storm,installing a component in it etc) should i first switch off the psu whenever i unplug it or should i just unplug it after i shut it down, i have...