Forum discussion tagged with corsair.
  1. C

    Solved! CPU Overheat + Corsair H100i v1: ("CPU Fan Error" + "CPU Over Temperature Error”)

    I have a 6-year-old, self-built, AIO water cooled PC (specs below) that for various reasons has only been in regular use for the past 3 years. For those last 3 years, there has been no change in configuration and things have been running smoothly (successful stress test done a year ago). Two...
  2. vishnumvn

    Question Compactible 8gb 2666mhz with 16gb 3000mhz?

    Hi Techies, I have an 8gb 2666mhz corsair ram with an i8400 processor, is it possible to add another 16gb 3000mhz ram with the existing Memory? Will it cause any problem? Can I operate with full 3000mhz? Thanks in advance, Vishnu
  3. R

    Question How to know if PSU is going bad?

    From past few months I have started to face a lot of issue with my pc. It all started with my mouse led flickering when there is a power fluctuation. From there it went to issue with UPS No. 1 (further referred as microtek) which I changed to APC but it exhibited more or less the same issue...
  4. M

    Question Help with psu please.

    Hi. I have an old system (i7-870 and AMD 6970) and i need a new psu. Max load wattage according to outervision calculator is ~500 w and minimum recommended ~550 w. Now where i live my choices are limited. I can find a few descent low budget psu's like the ones below 1.Be Quiet System Power 9...
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    Question My PSU 24 pin connector got burnt without reason

    I have a CX 450 PSU which I bought in july 2019. My specs are- Ryzen 3 1200 AB350M-GAMING3 RX 460 4GB 16GB DDR4 Due to some issue with my motherboard (not related to power or the connectors) I go my motherboard replaced with a refurbished one. My PSU wass working fine till then. After a month...
  6. EXCellR8

    MSI B350 Board No Longer Works w/ 2x 8GB DDR4 Modules?

    In a sort of strange occurrence my B350 machine is totally acting up now; I've never had any issues with it before--aside from my 1500X processor being a bit of a turd of an OC'er. Anyway, the board is a MSI B359 Tomahawk Arctic and I can't seem to run two 3200mhz DIMM's anymore though I had...
  7. PuppyBoss

    Help with RAM upgrade

    Hello everyone! I mainly use my PC for gaming and I have 8 GB RAM (2x4 GB DDR3 1600MHz Corsair XMS 3). Games like Just Cause 3 need more RAM and loads slowly due to lack of it. Thus I wanted to upgrade my RAM from current 8 GB to 16 GB. On Amazon, 2x4 GB 1600MHz RAM (Corsair XMS 3) costs...
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    Question Corsair CX650M PSU stopped working and PC wont boot up.

    Today there is some short circuit in our neighbour house and there is some small pop sound in my pc. Its just connected to power source but not turned on. I got some funky burnt smell. So I opened side panel but inside pc i am not getting any smell. All of sudden lights on Motherboard went off...
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    Question what is the best RAM for AMD ryzen 7 2700x

    I'm not sure what RAM to use for the 2700x build. Would like to go with DDR4-3000 or 3200. I'm looking at either GSkill or Corsair. I don't really care about LED lights or heat sink colors. The motherboard is an ASUS x470 Strix-F Gaming. Also, I need to run 32gb of RAM. So is it better to...
  10. P

    Question Need Help For My First Build | AMD R7 2700 | 1060 6 GB

    I need suggetion and Help my New Build: Here is My Configuration which i want to buy. confused to selection buy Case(Cabinet). My Spec:- CPU: AMD - Ryzen 7 2700 3.2 GHz 8-Core Processor (Item model number :- YD2700BBAFBOX) with Included Components : Processor, CPU Cooler Motherboard: Gigabyte...
  11. Johnny Lucky

    Carbide Air 740 horizontal???

    Hiya Gang I was looking at the Corsair Carbide Series Air 740 pc case. Here is a link to Corsair's web site with images of the case:™-Air-740-High-Airflow-ATX-Cube-Case/p/CC-9011096-WW The bottom panel is not a plain flat...
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    Will these two different Corsair sticks run together on my PC?

    Subject line nearly says it all. Here's the Situation-- Mobo: Gigabyte Z68A-D3H-B3 (Rev 1.3) [specs] CPU: Intel i52 500K Current RAM: 8GB (2x4 GB) Corsair Vengeance Corsair Vengeance DDR3 9-9-9-24 @ 1.5V (model CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9) [specs] Propose to Add: 4GB Corsair "XMS3" DDR3 9-9-9-24 @ 1.50V...
  13. CrackRabbit

    Be Quiet Pure Base 600 vs Corsair Graphite 230t

    Im in the process of building a new Ryzen 2700x with GTX 1080 rig and I’ve decided that my faithful, decade old Antec 300 Illusion case might need to be replaced. It’s loud, and lacks front USB 3 ports, and is a pain to deal with hard disks in. I’ve come down to two options as a replcement, the...
  14. deepblue08

    Corsair H115i acting up?

    Hey guys, My pc specs: i7 6700K (stock speeds) + Corsair H115i Gigabyte z170x For 9 months my rig worked absolutely fine temps idle: 24-28C temps while gaming SC2/Dota2/CIV: 55-60C Yesterday I was gaming and suddenly fans spun up hard...Checked temps: 70-75C Ran game again today for 15 mins...
  15. DeadlyTitan

    Pulling the trigger on Trident Z RGB Ram, May God Help Me If This Does Nt Wrk. R thy even worth It?

    First of all sorry for long title and dopey spellings, was character limited lol. Its been 2 weeks and i have entered my vacation and i am getting pretty impatient cause the stupid ram i want is out of stock (Corsair Vengeance RGB, since i heard it have better compatibility with msi boards)...
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    New Ryzen Build Issues, Please Help!!!

    My pc shuts down randomly while playing games. first freezing, then the game will come back for a few minutes, then the computer will shut down. None of the parts I’ve RMA’d have helped the issue, i recently put the power setting to high performance, and i can get a few hours of gameplay now...
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    Corsair warranty REJECTED, what next ?

    Hi, i am new here. I bought Corsair VS450 PSU last year from Ebay. This was the first time i bought this much expensive PSU for my new machine i was building, i was using circle PSU previously on my other machine. its been working great from last 1 year almost, then now , it started acting...
  18. GothAmKing

    NZXT S340 Elite TG Edition or Corsair 460X

    Hello folks! I'm putting together a new gaming rig in a couple of months and have decided the build to be this CPU : AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 6-Core Processor CPU Cooler : Cooler Master - Hyper 212 EVO Motherboard : Asus ROG Strix B350-F Gaming AM4 Motherboard Memory : G.Skill 2400Mhz(2x8GB)...
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    CPU temperature spiking to 100 suddenly

    Hi there, I'm facing a weird problem with my PC where the CPU temperature spikes up to 90-100 degrees all of sudden. I've i5 6600k with Gigabyte Gaming & mother board. It's got Corsair H100i V2 liquid cooler. The problem occurred first yesterday when I was working on my PC and I see the red LED...
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    System crashing due to # of RAM sticks????

    So...lately my computer has started to crash. The symptom is a blue screen given about an unrecoverable error that will randomly happen. When it happens, it happens every time I reboot. It is the same or similar screen I get when I overclock the memory or CPU too much. My System: ASRock X99...
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    Is this TOO much positive pressure?

    I've been deliberating on what fans to include in the Thermaltake Core V21 case. I've thought of replacing the stock 200mm fan with one that has blue led, and I've thought of putting a 140mm blue led pwm fan in the rear as exhaust. The 200mm fan's cfm is 148.7 while the 140mm fan's cfm is 20-97...
  22. S

    [H] Mechanical Keyboard issues

    I've got 2 separate kb with different issues. First one, which I am actually using right now with seemingly no problems is a razer blackwidow rz03-0039 . (The oldschool one I think.) With cherry mx blues The main issue it has is that the cord is weakened and shorting. Like kinda how a...
  23. SoupyFlow

    High 7700K Temps with Corsair Hydro H80i and Hyper 212

    Hi All! I did a new build about a month ago and I have noticed some unusually high temperatures with my 7700K. I originally had a Hyper 212 cooler on my build, but after seeing the temps I decided that maybe it wasn't cutting it so I switched to a Corsair Hydro H80i v2. However the temps are...
  24. SoupyFlow

    XMP Not Working After Upgrading From 16GB to 32GB

    Hi All! So I recently upgraded my rig from 16GB DDR4 (2x8GB) to 32GB DDR4 (4x8GB). I am using Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 ram which OC's to 3000 Mhz. My motherboard is the ASUS Prime Z720-A. When I had the original setup of 16GB, just two sticks of 8GB each, I could use XMP on my...
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    Cooler Master Hyper 212X tall memory clearance

    I have a desktop PC which, while somewhat old, still meets my needs wonderfully. It has an AMD Phenom II X6 1090T processor on a Gigabyte GA970A-DS3P mainboard and 16 GB (4 x 4 GB) Corsair Vengeance DDR3-1866 RAM, running Windows 10 Pro x64. I'm not a gamer but I do some heavy stuff like video...
  26. thepaleobiker

    Corsair has new Ryzen Page : provides free AM4 Bracket for existing customers/limited supply

    Just saw this on the Corsair website :- " CORSAIRAM4BR Apply this discount code when prompted during checkout to order your AM4 bracket for free. *Bracket available at no cost for limited time only, while supplies last. Available in US, UK, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland...
  27. Doom2pro

    Corsair finally has AM4 brackets for free on their store!

    Ryzen site for Corsair: Coupon Code: CORSAIRAM4BR
  28. Balakrishna Prasad

    About Corsair Power Supply

    Hello! :) I have a question regarding my PSU which is a 'Corsair VS650'. Please have a look at the Power specifications of both the PSUs below: Corsair VS650: [] Corsair VS650 ATX Power Supply AC Input Rating DC Output Rating...
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    Need opinions on different DDR4 RAM (choices inside)

    I have four different RAM choices (listed in the poll). Will be using in a Z170/6700k system - mostly for discrete GPU gaming @ 1440p/144hz and video editing/rendering every now and then. Currently leaning towards G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR4 3000, just because it offers the "fastest" RAM speed at $85...
  30. Sean Kyle

    Anyone used Corsair's LAPDOG?

    I just check out Corsair's LAPDOG via an advert and it seems pretty good to me. Any thoughts or experience?
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    Corsair CX500 Fan replacement Suggestions

    Good evening, I'm currently looking to replace my Corsair CX500 power supply fan. Reasons: 1. Since I replaced most of my case fans with BeQuiet fans, I started to hear fan bearing sound and it seems like it reached it's life-span's end, however psu is still kicking, so I want to keep it for...
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    Monitor display goes black and pops up as "No signal" randomly after 2-3 hours

    Hello everyone, I have this weird problem now , i have two graphic cards gtx 560ti and gtx 1060 , when im using the on board intel graphics the display doesn't go black and stays for longer hours until i turn it off , but whenever i either use my gtx 560ti or the gtx 1060 , either it might be...