Forum discussion tagged with supply.
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    Question How to make USB ports still charge stuff while off state (but power still there)

    Hello, I was wondering how I can charge my PS5 Controller on my PC while its off. So I want the USB ports to still work while its off but power is still there. I used to do this before but I cannot find the setting so any help? thanks
  2. 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...
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    [SOLVED] 3080 FTW3 Crashing (new build)

    I just finished my new build 2 days ago and am finally attempting to benchmark it, however I am running into some serious issues. Mobo: ASUS Z490-A GPU: EVGA 3080 FTW3 CPU: i7 10700k RAM: 2x Corsair Vengeance 3200 AIO: H100i Corsair PSU: Corsair RM850 Here are the ONLY things I have done to my...
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    [SOLVED] Is it safe to use some parts of a short circuited desktop?

    I think that I accidentally short circuit my motherboard along with my power supply. This what happened: I bought a new power supply as a replacement from my previous psu. In the first boot (psu rgb not connected), it works then I turn it off. Afterwards, I connect the psu's rgb to the...
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    [SOLVED] Can you please help me pick the best psu? these are the psus i got right now

    so i got a 1070 and im trying to power it up with the good + budget psu so what i have is Cooler master v750 semi modular bronze Cooler master G750m semi modular bronze Seasonic 620w bronze Evga 700b ANTEC - NE650C which is the best of that list? i've heard all of them are good with their own...
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    [SOLVED] Having problems figuring out why my girlfriends computer is responding poorly to changes in house power.

    Hey everyone! I have been having a problem either with my girlfriend's PSU or my house power. We both have gaming computers in the same room. I have a 1000w Gold unit that's about a year old. She has an 850w Gold unit that's around 6 years old. We have them connected to 2 different...
  7. HugoTheGreat988

    [SOLVED] 1250W PSU clicks twice and nothing

    Hi Guys, Today I was replacing my 750W PSU for a 1250W (Great Wall) one. When I turn on the PSU the light on my motherboard briefly flicker. (Gigabyte Z390 AORUS PRO) Once I press my PC power button the PSU makes a clicking sound twice and then nothing. Fan hasn't moved once. I then put in my...
  8. nusuntbubu

    [SOLVED] What psu?

    What psu do i need? Motherboard:gigabyte b365m ds3h Cpu:i5-9400f Gpu: asus strix rx470 Ram:2x4gb ddr4 2400 2x fans 140mm
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    Question PC restarts automatically after power up

    Hello everyone! First post here. I am actually running into an issue where my PC restart after I power it ON. It happens after 2 seconds then everything runs just fine. Some days ago I made some changes like: add wi-fi PCI-Express to the MOBA switch my Western Digital Blue 1TB with a 2TB one...
  10. mirkomirkica

    [SOLVED] Question about Psu connecting...

    So i have psu Hiper 530w and it has 6 (4+2 )pins for mdb (cpu) and 12 (8+4) for gpu... my rx 580 needs only 8, so i took those 6 for motherboard and connected them to a adapter (6 to 8 pins) and took those 12 (4+8) and connected those 4 to a motherboard. and im doing this because i bought pc in...
  11. JaSoN_cRuZe

    [SOLVED] Is Antec HCG 750W Bronze Modular PSU good?

    My Seasonic S12II 620 BRONZE PSU is at its last legs, shut downs during gaming and then reboots. To confirm, fired up OCCT and started the power test and then instant shut down. So need of a new PSU, I'm living in India so my range and budget is very narrow. Antec HCG 750W Bronze Fully...
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    [SOLVED] RTX 2060 SUPER with Corsair VS550

    Here is my current PC specs: Ryzen 5 2600 MSI GTX 1060 3GB 2x8gb 3200MHz DDR4 RAM 1x 1TB 7200RPM HDD 1x Samsung 860 EVO 500GB SSD MSI B450M-A PRO MAX motherboard I'm planning to buy MSI RTX 2060 SUPER GAMING X 8GB (link to gpu). I'm using Corsair VS550 Power Supply. I don't have much money to...
  13. AhmedY90

    [SOLVED] I have a power problem in my pc usually in the morning ?!

    Hi all when i wake up morning and try power on my pc it dose not show any thing as like the electricity is cut off ,, i leave it for couples of hours (around 6 hours ) i found it opens perfectly as no thing had happened also i noticed that the windows clock is wrong when it boots up . this...
  14. BitingCrib520

    [SOLVED] I need help with my PSU please!

    So my pc has recently started blue screening a lot with memory, driver and gpu related issues, I have done some research and found it is most likely my power supply causing the issues My pc specs are I5-9400f Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2060 OC 2x Corsair Vengeance 8gb DDR4 3200 MHz Gigabyte H310M A...
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    [SOLVED] Is it a good power supple

    Hi, I want to buy a new power supply and I was thinking to get Antec HCG-650G 650W unit. is it any good ? I want this unit because where I live modular power supplies are really expensive and also since the beginning of the pandemic here there is almost no options for good price so I tought...
  16. alarbcoin

    [SOLVED] How can change 6 pin To 24 pin ??

    Hey Guys !! I have a 240-watt power supply. Exact type: d12-240p2a That is, it contains: Connectors: 1x 6-Pin, 1x 4-Pin, 1x Floppy The problem is that I own an ATX 24 pin motherboard. Is there a way to operate this motherboard via power supply d12-240p2a (6 pin)? motherboard : GIGABYTE...
  17. ZensDen

    [SOLVED] Need help with a Power Supply for Mid-Range Gaming

    Hello all, Tomorrow I will be going to my local (45 minutes away) CanadaComputers to finish my starter gaming rig. I will be using this rig to play competitive games like R6, League and CSGO. I'm also gonna dive into games like Just Cause 3/4, Forza Horizon and No Man's Sky. In the build listed...
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    [SOLVED] Are there any power supply brands that aren't made in china?

    Need a new power supply but I'm struggling to find one that isn't made in china any help appreciated
  19. EddyPC

    Question How much ARGB fans can I connect to SATA power supply output?

    good evening to everyone, I have a cable that has 4 SATA with a single 6 pin output from the power supply. I have 8 ARGB 2300 rpm PWM fans, 1 PWM splitter (SATA power), 1 ARGB splitter (SATA power), HDD (SATA power) and the AIO pump (SATA power). Can I connect everything with that cable...
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    Question A Picky Power Supply

    So, I have an EVGA 1000W GQ, and for some odd reason it works perfectly in every other system I have, but not my MSI B350 Tomohawk, yet that board works with all other power supplies I own. I initially suspected that perhaps it was was some form of shorting that the other power supplies were...
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    Question Is this psu good for this build, is everything compatible, will there be bottleneck and is this enough for 1080p gaming?

    CPU: Ryzen 3 2200G MOBO: Gigabyte B450M DS3H RAM: 2x4 Gb 2933MHz DDR4 GPU: Rx 480 4gb HDD: 1 Tb 7200 RPM 3.5 PSU: EVGA 500 BR Also is this PSU loud? If this one isn't good will EVGA 500 B1 be?
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    [SOLVED] Monitor Power Supply

    Hello, I bought my monitor ( Acer ed347ckr) about 3 months ago. I used to get some blackouts or loss of color for fractions of a second when I got it. I thought it is my old video card dying so I checked another graphics card after a while when I had the chance to, and it was the same thing...
  23. BNWilliams007

    Question Debating between buying another EVGA SuperNOVA G2 1300 W 80+ Gold or switching to 1000 W 80+ Platinum

    This past weekend my computer stopped turning on, my step-father and other people on the internet have suggested that I try using a new PSU as that's usually the first thing to trouble shoot when dealing with power issues. I currently have a 1300 W gold certified EVGA power supply which was way...
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    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...
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    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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
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    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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    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...
  32. 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...
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    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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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?
  38. 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...
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    [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?
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    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?