1. T

    PSU suggestions for a retro gaming PC

    I'm looking at building a couple retro PCs. Prolly something P-II/P-III based to be "reliable" and then a SS7 platform to play with. Get my quake on on a Cyrix MII and stuff :D Any suggestions on power supplies? I figure theres prolly some ATX -> AT adapters out there. Not sure how reliable...
  2. Darkswordz

    Seasonic FOCUS 850w Platinum = $110.99 after IR + MIR @ Newegg

    I'm pretty sure this is the lowest price I've seen for the Seasonic FOCUS 850w Platinum model. $169.99 - $34 Instant discount - $25 mail in rebate = $110.99 A/R. :smug:
  3. Zarathustra[H]

    Stepsons Corsair CX650M Died. Recommend Replacement?

    Hey Everyone, The Corsair CX650M I bought 4 years ago just randomly died on him a year after the 3 year warranty expired. Not sure if this is generally considered a decent model, (is there a reference table anywhere of who manufactures which brands PSU's?) but I was really surprised. Anyway...
  4. B

    Safety Question When Using Chinese PSU Tester

    Hello, I have semi-modular Corsair power supply and this is the tester I have bought: Right now only 24-pin power cable is disconnected from motherboard. All the other power cables, except floppy are connected. I want to test 24-pin cable but am concerned whether I should disconnect all the...
  5. G

    How could this PSU plug into a 24pin?

    I bought a server power supply for mining purposes, which has the following cables: 12x 6+ 2pin 12x 6pin 12x6pin Molex for fans Didn't notice that it doesn't have a 24pin cable for a motherboard and also no cable for the SSD. Is there a way to connect the 24pin and SSD through adapters...
  6. A

    Mini ITX Build, GPUs that need PSU power don't work

    Alright, I've spoken at length about this build I made with the Silverstone case and a 1080 G1 Gaming GPU in a prior thread. I've gone through absolutely every single step imaginable and for some reason the the system will turn on the first time with a GPU when I start it up(I have Linux Mint...
  7. Darkswordz

    HOT? Super Flower Leadtek 80+ Platinum 850W, Fully Modular PSU = $169.99 after Instant Rebate @ Newegg

    This seems like a pretty good deal for a brand new product. Super Flower Leadtek 80+ Platinum 850W = $199.99 - $30.00 instant rebate (MKTCI191TCSS) = $169.99 A/R. Comes with 10 year warranty. :cool:
  8. Cyber Akuma

    Is my PSU bad? System seems to get power OK but PSU tester fails the PG test... but all voltage rails measure ok.

    I have been having a mountain of issues with my system. It started when I tried to replace a drive and it would no longer turn on. After stripping it down to essentials, it would turn on but would display no video, so I plugged my GPU back in and I would get video. However, after this I...
  9. A

    Which PSU for a new build?

    Hi, I am seeing some PSU recommendations for a new build. I will be using an RTX 3090 with a 10900K CPU in this build. Most online calcs / review state that an 850w PSU should be enough, but I rather throw a 1000w at it to be safe and avoid potential issues. With prices all over the chart now...
  10. K

    Corsair TX650M vs SilentiumPC Supremo FM2 750W

    Would corsair TX650M be enough for RTX 3060Ti + Ryzen 5 3600, looking at the leaked 3060Ti specs (and that it should be kind of like RTX 2080 Super)? I've checked some PSU calculators and both barely exceed 400w. I could in theory give the Corsair TX650M back since it's unused and waiting for...
  11. B

    Connect Aluminum to Copper Wire for PicoPSU?

    I Have a 80 Watt PicoPSU with a 60 Watt 12v Power Adapter(Purchased as kit from Mini-box). Setup has been working just fine but I decided to extend the 2 wires for the 12v Input barrel jack as they were not quite long enough(stressed) and further made cable management a pain. The wires are...
  12. Darkswordz

    Power Supplies In Stock

    I'm not sure if these are "deals" but in this environment anything in stock at MSRP is pretty good. :smug: 80+ Platinum 1. Fractal Ion+ 560P = $100.99 2. Seasonic Focus PX-650 = $129.99 3. Seasonic Focus PX-850 = $157.99 4. Corsair HX1200 = $249.94 80+ Gold 1. EVGA 500GD = $69.99 2...
  13. B

    Use an extra PSU foor Harddisks

    I found already to connect the green wire in 20 pin ATX to a ground (black wire) and the PSU starts. But as soon as I connect a harddisk it stops. What else should i do to keep the PSU running while several Harddisks are connected.
  14. B

    How can I install a graphics card into my system, and which to choose?

    So I am trying to install a graphics card into my desktop PC. My PC is a HP Prodesk 400 G5 SFF, product 4CZ70ET#ABU: Intel Core i5-8500 Six Core 3.0GHz 256GB SSD M.2 PCIe NVMe 1 x 16GB DDR4-2666Mhz RAM Intel UHD Graphics 180 W internal power supply Win 10 Pro x64 Case dimensions - 27 x 29.6 x...
  15. Darkswordz

    Warm? CORSAIR CV 650W 80+ Bronze PSU = $39.99 A/R

    This seems like a decent deal for a mid-range PSU, even if it is non-modular. Corsair CV650 = $59.99 - $20.00 MIR = $39.99 A/R @ Newegg. Offer expires on 4/1/2020. ;)
  16. PleaseHelpMeNuub

    Power Supply shuts off power to Computer randomly? Help

    Cooler Master MPY-7501-AFAAG-US MWE 750 Gold Full Modular <5 MIN use it shuts down, complete power loss. I have to wiggle wire going into PSU or pull in/out wire in order to restart computer? What is going on?? added:Not Shutdown but SHUT-OFF Power while in Windows 10. UPDATE WITH SYSTEM...
  17. S

    Corsair RMx. Any reason to not buy 850 if it's cheaper than 650?

    I am wishlisting components for a build. I had kind of settled on the Corsair RM650x, but there is a sale right now, that has the RM750x ($119) and RM850x($129) as cheaper than RM650x($135). (prices are Canadian). Is there any reason at all to NOT get the 750 or 850 when even the 650 will...
  18. C

    RTX 2080 and 600W PSU

    My current build: MB: B450 Tomahawk MAX CPU: Ryzen 3600 (Stock) CPU cooler: Coolermaster ma410m RAM: Corsair LPX Vengeance PRO RGB 3200mhz 2x8GB PSU: EVGA 600BQ (I wasn't paying enough attention to this one) Case: Fractal Meshify C (Stock coolers) I was wondering if my PSU could power this...
  19. S

    Can I Use PCI-E Connectors From a Corsair HX850 on a HX620?

    Hi, I have a Corsair HX850 850 watt PSU that I'm sending back for RMA, but the only PSU I have to use until I get a replacement is an even older Corsair HX620, 620 watt PSU. You can see in my specs I have a 2080. So, the 620, only has an 8-pin PCI-E cable. My question is, can I plug in a...
  20. S

    Anandtech: The Seasonic Focus Plus Gold 750FX 750W PSU Review: SeaSonic Quality at Mainstream Prices

    A review of Mainstream Seasonic PSU:
  21. FrgMstr

    Seasonic X-750 750W PSU 10 Year Redux @ [H]

    Seasonic X-750 750W PSU 10 Year Redux One of our readers' favorite PSU topics has been when we look back at a previously reviewed PSU that has been in service for a long while, and whether or not that PSU will still meet ATX spec and handle its previously rated wattage load. Today we have a...
  22. FrgMstr

    Enermax MaxRevo 1800W Power Supply Review @ [H]

    Enermax MaxRevo 1800W Power Supply Review Enermax sets its sights on the very high end with this new MaxRevo 1800W unit. You will however need to be on 230v to eke out that much power, those of us with 120v input will be looking at a 1600W unit. However if you are building a high end HEDT with...
  23. Zarathustra[H]

    I think my PSU is Dying. Help me Confirm?

    Hey all, I'm having some problems with my desktop today, but I havent had to do this kind of a trouble shooting session in quite some time, so I am rusty and could appreciate some help. I have a hexacore x79 Core i7-3930k which as been running at a constant overclock of 4.8Ghz since it was...
  24. FrgMstr

    Seasonic FOCUS SGX-650 650W SFX-L PSU Review @ [H]

    Seasonic FOCUS SGX-650 650W SFX-L PSU Review Seasonic is FOCUSing more on small footprint high output power supplies, and the new FOCUS SGX series is targeting the small form factor market once again. This beefy 650 watt unit is fully modular, packs a 10 year warranty, is diminutive in size...
  25. FrgMstr

    Corsair SF450 (2018) 450W SFX Power Supply Review @ [H]

    Corsair SF450 (2018) 450W SFX Power Supply Review The Corsair SF450 SFX is, as you might have guessed from the "SFX" part number, a computer PSU built specifically with small form factor systems in mind. Corsair promises high power density along with "low noise," which are two qualities that...
  26. FrgMstr

    ASUS ROG THOR 1200W Power Supply Review @ [H]

    ASUS ROG THOR 1200W Power Supply Review ASUS is getting back into the computer power supply game in a big way. Today we have the Republic of Gamers Thor 1200 that promises to allow you to "HARNESS THUNDER." This is a massive 1200 watt PSU and the first thing that will catch your eye is the OLED...
  27. FrgMstr

    Seasonic FOCUS SGX-450 450W SFX-L PSU Review @ [H]

    Seasonic FOCUS SGX-450 450W SFX-L PSU Review Seasonic is delving deeper into the small form factor end of the power supply pool with its new FOCUS SGX. The SGX-450 has a 125mm x 125mm footprint, is supplied with an ATX adapter bracket, is fully modular, carries Gold efficiency certification...
  28. FrgMstr

    Thermaltake Toughpower Grand RGB 850W Gold RGB @ [H]

    Thermaltake Toughpower Grand RGB 850W Gold RGB The Thermaltake Toughpower Grand RGB 850W Gold (RGB Sync Edition) claim to fame is that we can now have Frag Harder Disco Lights on, or rather inside of our PSU. While the RGB lighting is not much concern to us, we do however want to know if this...
  29. Schtask

    EVGA 1000 g+ Coil Whine Advice

    [H[. I have a Corsair AX 1200 and a new EVGA 1000 g+. When I received my 2080ti, the Corsair would quite simply just shut down with it installed. I swapped over to an EVGA 1000 g+ and the issue stopped. However, the new EVGA power supply suffers from serious coil whine. Coil whine I can hear...
  30. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE AORUS P850W Power Supply Review @ [H]

    GIGABYTE AORUS P850W Power Supply Review It has been over two years since we did our one and only power supply review with the GIGABYTE namesake. GIGABYTE is once again stepping up to the plate, this time with an AORUS branded unit, which tells us it is supposed to be "POWER OVERWHELMING." This...
  31. S

    BFG EX-1000... Anyone still using one of these?

    There's already an official thread about this power supply from back in 2009, but I didn't want to go resurrecting that ancient of a thread just to ask a silly question such as this. but, curiosity is getting the better of me. Is anyone out there still using one of these supplies? I'm currently...
  32. Z

    EVGA Supernova 850 T2 or Seasonic Prime 850 Titanium???

    Hi Guys, Im trying to decide between these 2 great PSU's, (both Titanium) and just thought I would hear some feedback from you. I had already seen a lot of comparisons between the 2, but since im not in a rush figured I would start a thread about it. Seasonic Prime 850 Titanium - $209...
  33. S

    Good 550W PSU + 1080 Ti?

    Hey guys, My 2080 Ti FE is due to arrive today and I am faced with the reality of potentially losing my dear MSI GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z...I have a secondary box with a 5820K (OC'd to 4.2GHz, AIO water cooled, 64GB RAM, 3 SSDs - it used to be a VMware ESX box) and an EVGA SuperNOVA G2 550W PSU...
  34. FrgMstr

    Thermaltake Toughpower GX1 700W Power Supply Review @ [H]

    Thermaltake Toughpower GX1 700W Power Supply Review Thermaltake is no stranger to HardOCP when it comes to making Toughpower PSUs. We have used these for years ourselves. The newest Toughpower is part of Thermaltake's GX1 series. This GX1 700 watt unit touts Gold level efficiency, a fluid...
  35. Z

    $1800 - $2500 Video Editing Build - any good?

    Hi Guys, My brother needs a new PC, and asked me for help. PC will be primary used for Video Editing & PC Gaming. I want to set him up with the best radiator for water cooling (nothing custom). And since I always had an Intel build, I want to stick to that. He will pick his own case (full...
  36. FrgMstr

    SilverStone NJ450 450W Fanless Power Supply Review @ [H]

    SilverStone NJ450 450W Fanless Power Supply Review SilverStone is no stranger to small form factor PC power supplies as it is the most complete supplier of these to the enthusiast PC marketplace. Today SilverStone is adding complete silence to these SFF PSUs with the 450 watt Nightjar...
  37. S

    Will this PSU be sufficient?

    Hi everyone. I'm building a PC for a friend. Before I have them order all the parts I'm hoping someone can help me take a look at my components and let me know if there are any potential incompatibility issues and whether the PSU is enough to power the entire system. Thanks for your help! No...
  38. FrgMstr

    Seasonic FOCUS PLUS Platinum 650W PSU Review @ [H]

    Seasonic FOCUS PLUS Platinum 650W PSU Review Seasonic is back again today with another of its mid-tier computer power supplies, this time the Focus Plus is Platinum rated, which seems to be exceptionally good for a "mid-tier" product. It has a small profile, is fully modular, and carries on the...
  39. L

    XFX XTR 650w 80+ Gold; enough?

    Hi! I have a XFX XTR 650w 80+ Gold and my question is if it will be enough to power this setup: i7-8700k (or a future i7-9700k), ASUS Z370 Hero X, 2x8gb Kingston HyperX, ASUS Cerberus GTX 1070ti, 2xSSD (Samsung and Kingston), a Corsair H100i v2 and 3xThermaltake Riing LED 120mm fans? Thanks for...
  40. Jyman7

    Enough power? 650w Thermaltake RGB 80+ Bronze

    I'm running a decent tough system with a Ryzen 5 1600x on a Gigabyte x370 gaming and an RX 480. (See profile for full specs) I had problems overclocking and random shut offs I believe was an overheat problem. My second guess is the PSU delivery. Is it possible the PSU can handle the system on an OC?