Forum discussion tagged with supply.
  1. S

    Question PC takes ages to turn on

    My PC is taking ages to turn on recently. I push tye power button and the PC case lights come on and all the fans turn but nothing else happens for a while. Sometimes it takes 1 minute to get video output but most of the time it’s between 30 mins to 1 hour!! It used to happen a few months ago...
  2. 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...
  3. gordonmousedeer

    [SOLVED] Do I have to add USB ports to this power supply unit calculator website?

    I use the eXtreme Outer Vision power supply unit calculator website ( ) to calculate the amount of power a computer needs and a UPS with an appropriate VA value for it. If my motherboard (GIGABYTE B365 M AORUS ELITE (rev. 1.0)) has (or supports up...
  4. gordonmousedeer

    Question Can a case fan be used to test if a power supply unit works?

    I bought a Corsair CX Series CX550M power supply unit (PSU) recently and I am afraid that it will not work (I read many Amazon customer product reviews about the Corsair CX Series of PSUs failing). I wonder if I can connect a 120 mm fan (most likely has lights) to the (4-pin) Molex connector of...
  5. TheJJBman11

    Question Best PSU for me

    My build: Ryzen 5 2600 1060ti 16gb ddr4 Ssd and hdd 2 monitors My last 2 corsair power supplies have died on me so I'm steering clear of them, Thanks:)
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    Question Suggest some good budget power supply

    plz suggest some Good Budget power supply for my old pc..(550-700watt) my budget is max 10k INR...but it is good if u get reliable PSU in less than old PSU is Corsair VS550....and i am facing some issues after 2 years so i want to change it with good one.i am frim India my Rig Ryzen...
  7. J

    Question PSU sparking & popping

    Recently when I go to turn on the power to the adapter that powers my pc, and monitors, there is a loud popping sound, and more recently visible sparks and a bright white flash. I’m using an EVGA 1000GQ gold power supply, I’ve been using it roughly a year now. I’m not sure what can have done...
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    [SOLVED] B75M-A Looking for advice.

    So currently I have an old build laying around that I'd like to drop some upgrades into, this is a budget build for sure and I understand it won't be able to run anything crazy, but I only play light titles on it anyways, Minecraft CS:go ect. Currently it has 4gb of 1333mhz Ram Intel i5 2320...
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    Question New(ish) pc worked for hours before shutting down forever.

    I built a new pc and reused some parts (psu, ssd and hdd) Everything was fine. Until it turned off out of nowhere. When I turn it on, gpu, cpu cooler, fans and leds are working, but the monitors have no reaction.(they work, tested on a laptop) Tried rebuilding from scratch, resetting cmos...
  10. SpaceyWarrior

    [SOLVED] My PSU is failing, how big are the chances of it damaging other components?

    It's a Aerocool KCAS 500W 80plus bronze and i'll be trying to replace it with the same model since i know what caused it to fail. But i'm afraid it'll take down other components with it
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    Question Is 500w PSU enough?

    Hi Is 500w PSU enough? My specs: CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K GPU: Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB SSD: HyperX Fury 240GB SSD: Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB HDD: Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB (2x4GB) DDR4 2400MHz + Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB...
  12. C

    Question pc crashes when i unplug something from the extension cord

    hi, my pc will crash if i remove anything from the pc that has its own power supply, for example if i remove my monitors power supply by unplugging it from either the plug or removing the hdmi cable the pc will crash, at first i thought it was a faulty graphics card, but then i unplugged my...
  13. dylanhoo

    [SOLVED] Which Power Supply should I get???

    I'm from Malaysia and I'm about build a pc, just that I'm not sure which power supply i should choose :( . And like whats the best value and reliability for it. Budget's around RM200-300. I would be willing to spend a bit more tho if it means a much better option. The rig I'm about to build...
  14. velocci

    Question new power supply with older computer

    Hi all, I just bought a Corsair RM650x power supply (fully modular) for my old Lenovo M90p (5498-RW8) PC. the cable that plugs into the motherboard is different and the cable for the CPU is 6pin whereas my motherboard needs a 4 pin. so the motherboard that came with my PC is too old for...
  15. S

    Question 750w for double GPU power

    I have Corsair 750W power supply and I'm thinking to buy GTX2080ti to complement my already existing 1070. Do you think I'll be ok with 750 runs both cards?
  16. C

    [SOLVED] not sure what power supply to get.

    here's the problem my asus M70AD will turn on for just a second than power off and wont even attempt turning on again until i unplug it for 10 sec and plug it back in again, so I'm guessing its the power supply. I called asus to buy a replacement no luck they don't have the one in stock and...
  17. D

    [SOLVED] need help!

    i just upgrade my system, i i got a gigabyte aorus gaming 5 and a i7 8700k, windows recognized my new hard but thats enough? should i update the motherboard bios? what would i gain?
  18. J

    How does freesync work?

    I know that freesync makes the monitors refresh rate the same as the GPU's and it stops screen tearing but doesn't screen tearing happen when the GPU does more than the monitor can handle. How does it being able to change refresh rate affect screen tearing?
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    [SOLVED] Will a Ryzen 5 1600 bottleneck an RTX 2080 on WQHD (1440p) 144Hz?

    I got a good deal on a 1440p 144Hz Monitor, so I was thinking of upgrading my graphics card to get better FPS (aiming for 120-144). Now I am concerned that my Ryzen 5 1600 will bottleneck the RTX 2080 at 1440p 144Hz and prevent me from reaching my FPS goals. Currently I have a GTX 1070 and I...
  20. K

    Sounds are playing through microphone

    My friends noticed that they can hear my game sounds so I went and recorded my microphone and played a Youtube video at the same time, and it picked the video up. The first thing I did was disabling Stereomix and unchecking "Listen to this Device" but it still didn't help.Then I tried plugging...