Forum discussion tagged with psu.
  1. R

    Question Replacement PSU for 4070 Super and 7800X3DX

    Hi! I recently upgraded my PC (, but the PSU I bought (Corsair RM850e) is horrible. It has an incredibly loud coil whine, and a very annoying fan bearing as well. I would like to replace it, but I'm not sure what should I get, after burning myself with...
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    Question 450watt power supply 5v, 3.3v short to ground wire,in output rail ,connectors

    hello everyone , working zebronics power suply 450 watts , 5v ,3.3v givin short to ground black wire, also in circuit at output, resistor was charred but shows right values , after removing resistors 39ohms, 51 ohms, there was no short , no continuity beeps with ground , but after replacing new...
  3. Sovauthority

    Question Cables for direct power line from PSU to GPU Question!

    I have .an AMD Radeon 7900 XT and a 1,000 Watt Rosewill RBR1000-M PSU with connectors being from the PSU itself of 6+2 Pin & 6 Pin Cable which I use a 6 Pin to 8 Pin Converter (the GPU requires 2 8-pin Cables).. (Image 1 - Current Cable Hook Up) My issue is that my computer crashes when I: -...
  4. Sovauthority

    Question Black Screen Crash on entire brand new PC

    So I bought a brand new PC from scratch: - GPU: AMD RX 7900XT by Powercolor - CPU: Intel I7-13700K - Mobo: Z790 Aorus Elite AX by Gigabyte - RAM: G.Skill DDR5 2x 16 GB Sticks. - SSD: Samsung 990 m.2 nvme with a fresh install of Windows 11. The only thing NOT new is the PSU. - PSU: Rosewill...
  5. rogerdv

    Question PSU died and motherboard cant totally shutdown. What broke what?

    Im having a weird problem, again. My PC suddenly sutdwon a week ago and it couldnt start again. Fans just mov a bit and thats all. A friend checked PSU (EVGA, 500W) with same problem (when turned on the fan moved a bit but no more), and fixed it, but when I put it back in my PC, the motherboard...
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    Question Do we really need the advertised specs for a PSU?

    About a year ago I updated my setup. 9700k, 16GB, M2 SSD, 1TB SSD, Corsair RM450W PSU, new case (I had a GTX 1060 already.) The other night I splurged. Gigabyte RTX 3070, Corsair RM750W PSU, 2 32" 2k 165hz curved monitors (Gigabyte, they look absolutely unbelievable.) I was lazy. I just wanted...
  7. Jooj

    Question What wattage do i need for my PSU?

    System specs: GTX 1060 i7-3770 H61M-A motherboard 2 x 8gb ddr3 RAM Seagate HD SATA II 500gb 7200rpm It's a pretty simple build, and i won't do overclock. I was thinking about getting a 450w PSU, is that enough? Any recommended brands?
  8. Manave

    Question I replaced my old PSU but now my PC won't turn on

    Heres the story, i was not much aware about computers so i bought a budget Pre built PC. Its been 2 years since then and i saved up enough money to buy a brand new GPU, but after a little research i founded out that my PSU wont be able to run my new GPU which is an RX 570. I wanted to upgrade it...
  9. candasulas

    Question Coolermaster MWE 850 V2 80+ Gold PSU Best Quality?

    I purchased the Coolermaster MWE 850 V2 80+ Gold Psu. Are the components of this power supply good quality? I guess it is not in the Tier list published for power supplies. Can you give an idea? As far as I know, components in power supplies also change in quality. My goal is to get ideas. I...
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    Question How to Control a Power Supply's Fan Speed Either by Software or by Physical Intervention

    My old (we're talking 2007ish old) no name power supply doesn't spin fast enough (we're talking 40rpm, yes I actually counted it), and it's uncomfortably hot to the touch, it doesn't necessarily burn you, but it's hot enough to make you feel like something has to be done about it. I know how...
  11. E

    Question Computer momentarily turns off before turning on normally

    I have this problem with my Desktop PC since past 3 years when I replaced my faulty PSU with Corsair VS550 back in 2017. Everything was perfect before that with the previous PSU. Since then, every time I turn my PC ON, the front LED light turns ON, CPU and PSU fans etc. start rotating AND...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. R

    Question UPS shutting off pc on high loads

    Hello, I am facing some issue with my UPS and PSU. Need some help here. Case 1: Whenever I do high load tasks like gaming and power cuts off my UPS goes into backup mode but my PC shuts down. Now when I try to power on the PC it doesn't respond which means PSU Protection Circuit was...
  15. SoulRedeemer

    Question Dual Card GPU & PSU

    Hello, PC Enthusiasts; I have an 850W PSU liquid cooled chassis, and I have been looking into a dual card GPU upgrade. Most video cards that I have looked at are listing 250w for their power consumption. If the required power supply is 400w above the amount—pretty much all of them ask for 650w...
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    Question Colorful CF-G1250WN/80/Plus/Platinum. Does anyone tried this psu? Is it any Good?

    I'm looking to build a new pc and I found this one. It's pretty cheap and I think it is worth it. Did someone tried this already?
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    Question 1070 SLI - 750W 80+ enough ?

    Hello, Couple years ago and thanks to your help I made a new built: Now for a while I've been playing and ejoying RDR2 with my Samsung Ultrawide (49") @ 5120x1440 @ 120Hz...
  18. M

    Question Test PSU for Failures Inside Windows?

    Hey guys. So I am having an issue with my PC and I want to pinpoint the problem. Right now I am suspicious that the PSU might be faulty. It is a stock PSU that came with the case and I have never tested it. I am not knowledgeable about electronics and I certainly don't have any equipment to...
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    Question Will the CX 450 fit in my case?

    I have a corsair carbide 100r case and I currently have the VS 450 orange PSU. I want to switch to CX 450 but I am doubtful if it fits in my case. I saw the tomshardware review of the CX 450 and they wrote the dimensions as (WxHxD)152x82x143 mm. The corsair site lists that the dimensions are...
  20. U

    help me bulid a budget computer

    hi i'm looking to bulid a computer that can have like 60+ FPS or something for fifa 19 and 200- ish FPS for CS:GO my budget is 300 euros my budget is 300 euros (341.09100 USD) and i live in bulgaria thanks in advance also im very new to the pc bulding stuff so i would be very glad if you guys...
  21. U

    Solved! GPU,PSU,and ram advice

    hi i'm looking to buy and uprade my pc im looking to replace the GPU,PSU, and the ram ok so currently i have motherboard : ASRock G41M-VS3,GPU : geforce 720,ram 4gb DDR3,cpu: CPU Type QuadCore Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400, 2666 MHz (8 x 333), windows 10 64 bit , i think my psu its like 240-300...
  22. M

    Question PC Getting restarted frequently even with no load

    Hi All, I am facing sudden issue with my desktop being restarted automatically even with no load after few minutes and sometimes it restarts after a long/ not restarting at all. I have the below specs: MOBO: Gigabyte B150m-D3H CPU: Skylake i5 6402p GPU: GTX 960 SDD: 250 GB Samsung 750 EVO HDD...
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    Question GPU upgrade suggestions

    I'm mulling over doing a few upgrades to my gaming rig, which as fallen pretty far behind in terms of hardware. I've got a new CPU on order, and now that I've confirmed it will work (I think!) I'm thinking of updating the GPU (and the PSU, if needed for a GPU upgrade). My specs are...
  24. C

    Is a 620W psu enough for a 449W system

    The PSU will be a Seasonic 620w 80+ bronze PSU juicing up a Ryzen 5 2600x and vega 64. Pcpartpicker says its enough but I don't know. (the parts list.)
  25. jsimenhoff

    Win an Antec DF500 RGB mid tower gaming case and more!

    ENTER GIVEAWAY HERE ENTER GIVEAWAY HERE We teamed up with Antec to bring you a giveaway for two computer building starter bundles. Our first prize winner will receive the DF500 RGB mid tower gaming case and HCG750 Bronze PSU, and our second place winner will get the P5 micro-ATX case and the...
  26. E

    My GPU blew up! how to check if this was cause by PSU

    Hello guys, first i want to tell you that i'm from venezuela so the electrical system isn't great, what i mean with this is that time to time the electrical power cuts every now and then and it's not a common thing but it happens. I'm here to ask your help to check if my psu is the culprit of...
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    PC shutsdown when starting HTC Vive or using Gamestream after upgrade

    Hello there, my computer has been shutting itself down and showing the Asus Power Surge warning when rebooted. I've recently upgraded my GTX 1070 to a Titan V (I'm studying Deep Learning algorithms among other things) and I ran the usual stability tests using OCCT/FurMark and some benchmarking...
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    Before Buying New Gpu

    Is ASUS DUAL-GTX1060-3G compatible with my pc. CPU:intel celeron g1820 2.7GHz Mobo:Asrock H81m-vg4 r2.0 Ram:6 GB 1333Mhz PSU:500W
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    GTX 1050 equivalent GPU's?

    Hi guys. I currently have a GTX 750, which is obviously not as good as a GTX 1050. The reason I need something equivalent to a GTX 1050, is because that is what the minimum is for Windows Mixed Reality, and I am planning on getting a headset. I have found some alternatives to it that possibly...
  30. C

    Dead PC - do I have a PSU or Motherboard problem ?

    Currently my PC is dead. Do I have a PSU or MB problem (or something else?) The problem was progressive over about 5 days. - at the beginning, it would crash (either black screen / frozen screen / screen tearing) after a short time, say 10 seconds to 2 minutes. A reboot might or might not fix...
  31. U

    Seasonic 520W Fanless - 4 x Zotac 1060 6GB mini GPUs

    Hi everyone, I'm considering building my first desktop pc / mining rig with the Seasonic 520W Fanless PSU and up to 4 x Zotac 1060 6GB mini (6-pin power input) GPUs, each working at power consumption of 100W or less. PSU specification says the unit has 4 x 6/8-pin PCIe connectors. On the front...
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    Gurus come forth! and help me fix this PSU transformer!

    Ok Hi there everyone! I am a brand spankin new member here first time posting! wrote it like a story so read it for entertainment first, secondly to help me out of my predicament! ill cut to the chase! I broke one of the outer winding wires on a transformer in my PSU, and want advice on how to...
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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...
  34. indydude345

    ASRock AB350M Pro-4... problems??

    I recently upgraded to the Ryzen 5 1600, and was looking at getting an X370 mobo, but it just didn't fit in my budget. I'm impatient, so I went with a B350 chipset. I knew deep down that it wouldn't OC that well, but I went with it anyway. Well, I kind of screwed myself, so to speak. It worked...
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    CSGO PC stuttering after 10-15 mins of gaming

    CPU: i5-6600k GPU: MSI GTX 1060 Gaming X 3G 3GB Monitor: LG 24GM79G-B 144hz Headset: HyperX cloud 2 Mouse: Rival 100 and steelseriespad SSD: 500GB evo samsung Motherboard: Asus z170 AR PSU: Corsair RM750w Cooler: Hyper 212 evo Internet : Airtel 40 mbps temps are fine GPU=40 CPU= 50 I have...
  36. N

    how can I install multiple case fan??

    hi how can i add multiple case fan into my system ?? MY system config:- I7 6800K RAM DDR4 16gb single... X99a MSI motherboard cpu fan CM Hyper 212x CM 912half normal graphic card ( but add atleast 1080p GC in future) I bought 3 fan ... 2 Cooler master sickle flow x 120mm and 1 arctic...
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    need help, will my psu damage my gpu?

    Help!! So I bought a pre built gaming computer back in 2015 and I'm looking to start slowly upgrading it. I have the opportunity to get the zotac GeForce GTX 1070 Amp edition at a steal. And I'm wondering if it's compatible at all with my PC. The first thing I noticed was that on my 650W psu...
  38. BHZ-GTR

    I need a new power supply. Help Me

    Hi Guys. I'm Need a PSU For This Configurations: CPU : Intel COI7 6900K - RAM : GSkill Ripjaws 4 | 4×4GB=16GB DDR4 2800MHz - MainBoard: Asus X99-Deluxe-USB 3.1 - VGA:R9 390X. Which power supply do you offer? 1- Corsair RM750X Or Cooler Master Vanguard 750W Gold Full Modular And Enermax...
  39. UsandThem

    Looks like the EVGA G3 has some tough new competition...The Seasonic Focus+

    Browsing through Newegg looking at some components, when I came across this: It looks like it is almost the exact dimensions of the reduced size EVGA G3, Japanese caps, and comes with a 10 year warranty. And in a very un-Seasonic like move...
  40. MajinCry

    Good, quiet ~600W PSU?

    This Coolermaster B500 has finally gotten on my nerves, and I'm looking for something that's not as loud. Be Quiet!'s fans are pretty damn good, got two of them in my case and they make a very quiet whirr, unlike the CM fan that came with my Hyper 412s. Spotted this power supply on Ebuyer, and...