1. Quartz

    Power consumption and efficiency in gaming: AMD vs Intel

    Gamers Nexus has an interesting video here: TLDW Greg loses his paycheck. Intel costs more, AMD is more efficient, but the cost difference of that power is slim thanks to low power costs.
  2. Quartz

    Inno3D show how to hide the power connector

    https://wccftech.com/inno3d-unveils-geforce-rtx-4070-4060-ti-gpus-with-hidden-power-connectors/ Rather clever, really.
  3. antiego

    Nada, Zilch on pressing power on button. Gigabyte B550 Gaming X V2 w/ Ryzen 5 5600X

    **EDIT/UPDATE 2: Fixed** Hi there, I'm posting on here for the first time, although I have found this community extremely helpful when searching for specific problems and solutions to computer issues. Please bear with me in case I have missed anything, thank you kindly in advance for your...
  4. Mark TW

    Choosing the right UPS

    Hi all, with all the potential electric disturbances this coming winter I am going to buy a UPS to protect my PC. The PC and monitor uses about 230w alone plus I need to plug my speakers and scanner into the UPS, also the PSU in my PC is 550w but Im not sure that makes a difference anyway. So...
  5. Removed User 345456

    How much electric would this use? Stock and undervolted TDP for the system?

    TLDR I refuse to pay the amount it'll cost me a month to run a 5800x/3080/4070 etc spec new rig so I'm thinking of building a budget 1080p'ish 2nd hand rig... What would my worst come worse wattage usage be for say a Ryzen 5 3600g OR 5600x (both 65w tdp)//3060ti system/27-32" monitor? excluding...
  6. preston8452

    Power, Network, Connection, Which one matters the most to you?

    Hi guys, When it comes to sound quality, I've realized there're freaking many factors could affect it, some say the DAC is the paramount thing to be taken care of; some say the speakers are the real crucial part, given that you hear all the sounds from them, there's no certain right or wrong...
  7. PC_Noob_2022

    Gigabyte RTX 3060 - No HDMI Signal

    My specs: Case: Phanteks Eclipse P500-A MOBO: Gigabyte z690 Aorus Ultra CPU: Intel i7-12700k Gfx Card: Gigabyte GeForce RTX 3060 VISION OC 12GB RAM: Corsair DOMINATOR Platinum DDR5 (5600Mhz) 2x16GB HD: Seagate Firecude 2TB SSD M.2 PSU: Corsair RM850 850W 80+ Gold Hi, firstly I should say this...
  8. gmodertom

    Seasonic Prime PX-850 850W - Random Shutdowns

    Hi, I built a new PC during lockdown and have had on and off issues with it randomly shutting down and re-booting. Initially it would do it on the desktop or at idle however since updating the bios/drivers that issue seems to have gone but it is now occasionally doing it during high load...
  9. AgentMilkshake1

    PC will not power on

    Hi all, For over a month now, I've been without my Desktop PC. The PC one day failed to power on - not even reaching POST. Core Hardware: MSI Meg X570 Ace motherboard AMD Ryzen 4 5950X Nvidia RTX 2080 2 x 32 GB RAM (Corsair) CPU cooler (Corsair) As most the components were only a few...
  10. Evatron

    no power to drive

    Hi, I used to have an external USB cd drive but it was unreliable and i got sick of unplugging it and plugging it back in so i bought an internal optical drive. all the connections are fine, but no power at all. it shares a cable with the SSD which worked fine so i disconnected the SSD. still...
  11. pk500e

    SATA Power connector identification

    I have a SATA 2 disk drive which I need to connect to the motherboard, and can't identify which SATA power cable I need. The motherboard connector has 4 pins 1.5cm wide, and has a plastic bend-back catch on the front. It is smaller than the IDE MOLEX style with two corners shaved off. There is...
  12. Bobzen

    Asus 3090 EKWB power limited compared to Strix?

    Hi there! So I'm Currently looking for a new 3090 card and i have been looking at the asus strix 3090 oc but the thing is I'm going to put a EK Waterblock on it and i see people saying i will void my warranty so i found the asus 3090 EKWB but i see it only has 2x8 pin connectors compared to the...
  13. Dale

    PSU cable help

    Hi there, bit of advice please. I'm in the process of building a small "spare" PC with some old bits. I have a PSU (a Nexus RX-8500), but I don't appear to have any of the modular 6-pin 12v molex / SATA power cables. I only need two cables (or one that is split possibly?), one for my SATA...
  14. nessuno

    Help Overclocking a ROG laptop

    Hi guys!!! I'm new to the forum and the "world of overclocking", I have an ASUS ROG G752VS OC Edition which, in Extreme mode, has the multiplier at 39X, the processor is an i7-6820HK, I tried to push the overclock a little further but it goes into power throttling. Now I don't know if it...
  15. paradise17

    [HELP] MSI RTX 2060 Super Gaming X Power Limit

    Hello friends, I have an MSI RTX 2060 Super Gaming X, in the MSI Afterburner the Power Limit is no more than 105% which limits me a lot when overclocking Is there any possibility to load another bios or do some MOD to work around this limitation of the Power Limit? I leave here the information...

    PC Turning Itself On and Off

    Hey Guys and Gals I own a https://www.overclockers.co.uk/titan-pulse-windows-8-edition-fs-294-oe.html Nearly 9 years old now and it's served me very, very well. However, the day before yesterday I woke up and found it had turned itself on at some point in the night. Then over the course of the...
  17. Cadder

    PSU For New Build (Gigabyte Aorus GP-AP850GM?)

    Hi all, I am trying to spec and purchase a decent PSU for my build. Whenever I settle on one I find it's not in stock. I have currently stopped at the Gigabyte Aorus GP-AP850GM. My build does only require around 455W according to an online pc building tool I have been using, but this...
  18. BlueDragon94

    RTX 3090 FE scores lower than reviews

    Hi All, So I recently finished my build and got some time yesterday to play around with my PC. I noticed right out of the box, my RTX 3090 FE was underperforming compared to the benchmarks/scores people have posted to forums. Here my PC specs: CPU: Ryzen 5900X (Stock) Cooler: NZXT X63...
  19. Nathan9505

    Advice With Kolink PSU

    Okay so im buying a custom PC from Overclockers Uk. (before anyone says build myself, dont fancy it with screaming kids running around xD) The PSU they use in a lot of them and that theyve selected for mine is a Kolink Classic Power 600W 80 Plus Bronze Power Supply. Never heard of them before...
  20. Gingerweb

    ASROCK H310M-HBV wont power off

    This system has been working fine for a couple of months. Now after a secondary hard drive failure and removal of this drive, Win10 will shutdown but the power wont go off on the PC, it just leaves the fans running after shutdown and i have to hold the on button to turn it off. Windows 10 works...
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