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Forum: Power Supplies 01-21-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 118
Posted By Vegan
My HX1000i has abundant EPS12V and PCIe cables...

My HX1000i has abundant EPS12V and PCIe cables for power pig video cards

Compared to the older AX1000, my PSU has 2 more 8-pin connectors for motherboards and PCIe cables.
Forum: Power Supplies 01-21-2020, 03:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By Vegan
Corsair cables fit even my giant HAF 932, not...

Corsair cables fit even my giant HAF 932, not many boxes are bigger
Forum: Power Supplies 01-21-2020, 03:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 118
Posted By Vegan
The PSU has adequate 8-pin support for most...

The PSU has adequate 8-pin support for most motherboards and dual video cards

OCP is on a per cable and the total max power is evenly spread around
Forum: Power Supplies 01-09-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Vegan
To run a pair of GTX 2080 Ti cards will need at...

To run a pair of GTX 2080 Ti cards will need at least an 850W PSU

This one of the reason I have the HX1000i
Forum: Power Supplies 01-02-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Vegan
your PSU should have 2 PCIe cables for video...

your PSU should have 2 PCIe cables for video cards. NB: some high end video cards have dual 8-pin requirements

your PSU should have one EPS12V cable, one SATA cable and one Molex cable

if your...
Forum: Power Supplies 01-02-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Vegan
the noise is usually due to a bad power bar, get...

the noise is usually due to a bad power bar, get a new one with filters on it and the noise levels should be better
Forum: Power Supplies 12-31-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By Vegan
type 4 cables are compatible with type 3 PSU ports

type 4 cables are compatible with type 3 PSU ports
Forum: Power Supplies 12-26-2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By Vegan
iCue needs some work on it to allow users to set...

iCue needs some work on it to allow users to set custom fan profiles etc. It does not do anything for my HX1000i.
Forum: Power Supplies 12-24-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Vegan
have you tried the old standby, PULL THE PLUG!

have you tried the old standby, PULL THE PLUG!
Forum: Power Supplies 12-24-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By Vegan
The machine uses the standard ATX format PSU. ...

The machine uses the standard ATX format PSU.

The 2x12 cable should fit, make sure its the right way around.

I had quite a few Acer machines in the shop, no surprises
Forum: Power Supplies 12-24-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Vegan
You might be improperly using a PCIe cable...

You might be improperly using a PCIe cable instead of the EPS12V cable for the CPU power.
Forum: Power Supplies 12-23-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Vegan
I like 850W+ power supplies which never seem to...

I like 850W+ power supplies which never seem to fail me.

Never go cheap on the PSU, you whole rig depends on it.
Forum: Power Supplies 12-23-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Vegan
The 8-pin goes to the motherboard connector...

The 8-pin goes to the motherboard connector beside the CPU. That is called EPS12V and its there to supply the CPU with additional power over and above the 2x12 cable's abilities.

The 6/8-pin...
Forum: Power Supplies 12-20-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Vegan
restarts are usually driver related

restarts are usually driver related
Forum: Power Supplies 12-15-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Vegan
I am surprised that there is not a pair of PCIe...

I am surprised that there is not a pair of PCIe cables in the box
Forum: Power Supplies 12-15-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Vegan
better post a picture, SATA is not connected to...

better post a picture, SATA is not connected to the motherboard, it is connected to hard disks and DVD drives etc

SATA data cables are not connected to the PSU but rather from the motherboard to...
Forum: Power Supplies 12-04-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Vegan
The EPS12V cable is usually able to be split into...

The EPS12V cable is usually able to be split into ATX12V for the older 4-pin and together they make up the full 8-pin.

Most motherboards today have a single 8-pin EPS12V cable but elite boards may...
Forum: Power Supplies 12-03-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By Vegan
that cable will work fine

that cable will work fine
Forum: Power Supplies 12-03-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Vegan
On my motherboard, the BIOS reports show voltages...

On my motherboard, the BIOS reports show voltages that are consistent with that which is shown in the Link app via the USB connector.

I am not sure what the HWinfo is using but that program needs...
Forum: Power Supplies 11-27-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Vegan
The HXi and AXi can use type 4 cables. They are...

The HXi and AXi can use type 4 cables. They are plug compatible. The only difference is that the type 4 cables have small capacitors on them to improved the ripple etc.

I suggest updating the...
Forum: Power Supplies 11-27-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Vegan
The CX550W is basic but it should be fine for the...

The CX550W is basic but it should be fine for the hardware you have
Forum: Power Supplies 11-09-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Vegan
usually it's the memory that is at fault when...

usually it's the memory that is at fault when POST is slow or resets
Forum: Power Supplies 11-09-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By Vegan
A better quality power bar can help with...

A better quality power bar can help with filtering off the noise associated with the PSU

My PSU has been very quiet but all I have is an RX 480 8GB card to play games on, It uses one power cable.
Forum: Power Supplies 11-09-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Vegan
The CS series used rather low end fans which are...

The CS series used rather low end fans which are more vulnerable to dust etc.

It is possible to replace the fan, ebay would be a good place to look. Ball bearing fans are very durable but...
Forum: Power Supplies 10-26-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By Vegan
Excessive thermal material can make the CPU run...

Excessive thermal material can make the CPU run hot. The material needs to be very thin on the order of 1 micron.

A tiny 1/2 BB drop is already too much
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