Short Circuit

Forum discussion tagged with Short Circuit.
  1. R

    Question Need help with Power supply issue

    I have tried my best to diagnose the problem regarding my power supply(ENERMAX REVOLUTION 85+). I first noticed the problem returning from school. The pc was working the night before. So I encounterd the problem when I tried to open my pc but the it wouldn't turn on, the psu LED was red. I...
  2. szosiem

    Question Motherboard short circuit on USB - PC keeps crashes

    Hello and welcome all community! My situation forced me to write a post here... Maybe some have an idea what is happening and give me a clue, but from beginning. I have an ASUS P6T6 WS REVOLUTION mobo + Xeon X5660 CPU + 12Gb DDR3 RAM + GTX 1060 GPU running Windows 10. This setup works...
  3. J

    Question 1 USB port short circuiting computer - What is the cause?

    Hi everyone. I recently purchased a new CPU, motherboard and RAM combo. Since this upgrade my computer shuts down if I plug any USB device into one specific back port. There is a small spark and the pc instantly turns off, no warning messages that I could see in time. The USB device does not...
  4. Tamanyawytaha

    Question Intel I5 9600k or Ryzen 5 2600x?

    I have a GTX 1070, and I was wondering which processor fits with it the i5 9600k or the Ryzen 5 2600x? Keep all intel or the ryzen performs well with the gtx 1070? Hint: I have a 2x8GB G skill aegis 3000mhz
  5. lightyagami2000

    Question My GTX 1060 is not working up to the mark.

    I have an ASUS TUF FX504GM-E4112T with GTX 1060 6GB. I am a rookie gaming enthusiast, so was very careful about getting 60 fps on high settings. However, my laptop is performing decently below the benchmarks I see in Youtube videos. For instance, I get merely 10-15 fps in Witcher 3 on High...
  6. E

    Question I5-3450 good for gaming?

    I was wondering if the I5-3450 is still good for gaming I had this CPU for awhile and so far didnt have much problems but when recently I have upgraded to a GTX 1060 6gb I am struggling to run games that I should be able to run fine with this GPU like watch dogs 2 and wildlands I can still play...
  7. J

    Question Help me Overclock my RTX 2060!

    Hello, I just got an Asus Strix 2060 and would like some help doing a mild overclock and I have a few questions: SHould I use the Asus OC tool? SHould I use MSi afterburner? What can of numbers should i be running? Full specs in signature.
  8. S

    [SOLVED] case fan problems

    I recently built a new PC and overall it has been a good experience with little issues. The only problem that I have come across is that the 3 front case fans do not work. I tracked the wires back to the connector on the case that connects them all together and plugs into a 4 pin power connector...
  9. S

    Question CPU Ryzen 7 2700x 310 Euro vs Ryzen 5 2600x 180 Euro.

    Hello. I am about to upgrade my CPU from Ryzen 5 1500 and I did like to ask which one should I buy to be honest? I am gaming guy, I do not make any videos or neither I stream. It may be in future, but lets say I don't do that. I play mostly the bigger games, Apex Legends, League of Legends...
  10. N

    Cause of Application windows not closing?

    Hello, I am working off of a Windows 7 machine, and have had this issue come up every so often: I am browsing in Chrome, or working in Word, and when I finish and close out the window, the window stays on my screen. If I drag my mouse across the screen, it will "wipe away", for lack of better...
  11. J

    Screen tearing-refresh rate-flickering question

    Hi guys! I have a question in regards to display refresh rates and some flickering I’m seeing while gaming. Usually I can see a horizontal line that cuts the screen in half or almost. There is no change in colors, no black spots or any weird distortion. Just a line that appears. It mostly...
  12. Q

    Slower internet speeds when connected through my router?

    I have a Belkin play N600 HD router with Xfininty Xtreme 400MB internet. So when I plug my PC directly to the cable modem I get the 400MB. But when I plug it into the router ethernet (which I obviously want to do so this PC has access to my network storage etc) the speeds slows way down to...
  13. Y

    Building a PC for gaming + streaming

    Hello ,so i was thinking about buying a new PC because i tried to stream fortnite using OBS Studio with a second monitor to react with the chat and stuff it was very laggy and unplayable for me (lower than 60FPS) my pc specs: Intel i5 7400 3.00GHz up to 3.30GHz MSI AERO GTX 1060 3GB Crucial...
  14. T

    3 things drawing power from a single fan header on EVGA clc 280?

    So here's my specs: msi z370 A-pro mobo i7-8700k 32gb ddr4 ram gtx 1080 So I just updated my h60 to an EVGA clc 280 (stock fans replaced with 2 noctua nf a14 ippc3000 fans). There are 3 cables that branch out from the clc 280. 1st: a mini usb cable that connects to a usb port on the mobo to...
  15. P

    Condenser microphone sound adapter broken

    Basically im trying to find a new usb sound card for my condenser microphone as it is too quiet to go straight into the motherboard. I got this very poor built one that came with the microphone and is causing bleeps and other anoyying sound for other people. I am after something that will...
  16. L

    Ram Not Running at Correct Frequency

    Ok, so this is my build - https://pcpartpicker.com/list/wCLxV6 Ram- (2x8gb) Corsair Vengeance Pro RGB 3200mhz Motherboard- MSI Gaming Pro Carbon x370 (AM4) CPU- AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Everything works perfectly fine on the PC except my ram. It does not run at the base speed of 3200mhz and instead...
  17. A

    Tablet wants Router Login

    My son's tablet has been working fine for a long while, but recently, it's started to insist that he log in with the router's actual name and password, not the wifi password. Naturally, i'm skeptical of this and won't input that info, so he cannot connect to the wifi anymore. His is the only...
  18. J

    Computer Sacrifice for VR

    I have a hp slimline 260-a114. I want to try to upgrade it to play VR games. Can I take the guts of my computer put it in a new case with a new graphics card and play VR? I understand I would need a new psu and would also probably get an ssd I’ve seen people talk about that the motherboard is...
  19. W

    I7 7700k with gtx 1070 or i5 8th/9th gen with gtx 1060

    Hi guys I currently have an i5 4690k with a gtx 1060 (6gb) with 8gb of ram. I was going to upgrade my whole system to a 8th/9th gen i5 with 16gb of ram. My friend has offered me his second hand I7 7700k for around £250 along with mobo and ram. which means I can sell the rest of my system along...
  20. J

    Display driver nvlddmkm stopped responding and has successfully recovered.

    So about a month ago I bought an Asus rog strix 1070 and it worked perfectly with games like csgo and league ( and still does to this day) however I began playing Battlefield 4 on my pc and noticed I kept getting the same crash on the event logs under the system, I noticed every time it crashed...