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Forum: Power Supplies 09-20-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,337
Posted By jonnyguru
Depends on how long legged FE cards are. :D ...

Depends on how long legged FE cards are. :D

While all of the reviewers' cards on NDA day were FE, it seems at launch that most of the cards were AIO which use standard PCIe connectors.
Forum: Power Supplies 09-20-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 95
Posted By jonnyguru
They use glue. I don't think I've seen or heard...

They use glue. I don't think I've seen or heard of any complaints about them coming undone.
Forum: Power Supplies 09-20-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 95
Posted By jonnyguru
The Gen 4 cables don't have the heatshrink where...

The Gen 4 cables don't have the heatshrink where the sleeve terminates at the connector.
Forum: Power Supplies 09-20-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 62
Posted By jonnyguru
It's a fine idea. You can use two or three...

It's a fine idea. You can use two or three ports. Up to you.

Remember that the FE's 12-pin is fed power with just two PCIe connectors.

That said, I don't think I've seen any head to head...
Forum: Power Supplies 09-20-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 62
Posted By jonnyguru
If that's what you want to do, sure.

If that's what you want to do, sure.
Forum: Power Supplies 09-20-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By jonnyguru
Hmm... Odd. And the PSU only comes with one SATA...

Hmm... Odd. And the PSU only comes with one SATA cable, so it's not like you can try another cable.

What does the SATA cable say on the end that plugs into the PSU?

It should have a part...
Forum: Power Supplies 09-20-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 95
Posted By jonnyguru
You are correct.

You are correct.
Forum: Power Supplies 09-20-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 52
Posted By jonnyguru
All RMx, regardless of "revision" are the same...

All RMx, regardless of "revision" are the same cables.
Forum: Power Supplies 09-19-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By jonnyguru
You're not using any of the SilverStone cables,...

You're not using any of the SilverStone cables, are you? They're not pin compatible. You have to use all Corsair cables.
Forum: Power Supplies 09-18-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By jonnyguru
How is that possible? The RM850x, black and...

How is that possible? The RM850x, black and white, came with three PCIe cables with two connectors on each.

But to answer your question: Yes. You're reading the compatibility chart correctly. ...
Forum: Power Supplies 09-18-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By jonnyguru
Considering the HX750i has four PCIe...

Considering the HX750i has four PCIe connectors.... yes.
Forum: Power Supplies 09-16-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By jonnyguru
I've never had an issue running any "modern day"...

I've never had an issue running any "modern day" PSU off a simuulated sine-wave. I've personally used nothing but.

When I used to work TELECOM, we did have some voicemail server PSUs that would...
Forum: Power Supplies 09-16-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By jonnyguru
I'm pretty sure Nvidia pushed out that release...

I'm pretty sure Nvidia pushed out that release day, no?
Forum: Power Supplies 09-14-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By jonnyguru
Doesn't matter if you get type 3 or type 4. Both...

Doesn't matter if you get type 3 or type 4. Both are the same.

You're just looking for an 8-pin PCIe power connector.
Forum: Power Supplies 09-14-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By jonnyguru
You can use Type 3 or Type 4. For the...

You can use Type 3 or Type 4.

For the 24-pin, just find one that's made for Seasonic PSUs.
Forum: Power Supplies 09-14-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By jonnyguru
If it's only 8 years old, it might be fine. ...

If it's only 8 years old, it might be fine.

Hard to say if the PSU caused the graphics card failure. The thing with ripple that gets through the PSU, that means components down stream have to...
Forum: Power Supplies 09-14-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By jonnyguru
Sorry. I thought I was answering your question. ...

Sorry. I thought I was answering your question. All of the current Corsair PSU's use Type 3/Type 4 connectors on the PSU side and the 12-pin adapter cable plugs into those connectors. Therefore,...
Forum: Power Supplies 09-14-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By jonnyguru
That PSU uses type 3 cables. Which is the same...

That PSU uses type 3 cables. Which is the same as Type 4 other than the 24-pin, which doesn't matter in your case because the 24-pin is fixed.

There's really no way to test the PSU without some...
Forum: Power Supplies 09-14-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By jonnyguru
As power supplies age, the output quality is not...

As power supplies age, the output quality is not as good. After about 10 years, the capacitor's capacitance decreases and the ESR increases. This prohibits the PSU's ability to properly filter...
Forum: Power Supplies 09-14-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By jonnyguru
The RMi fan controller uses both load and...

The RMi fan controller uses both load and temperature to determine fan speed. If the load is high OR the temperature is high, then the fan should spin.

If the fan's not spinning, it simply means...
Forum: Power Supplies 09-14-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By jonnyguru
That's normal. The self-test isn't supposed to...

That's normal. The self-test isn't supposed to work with the 14-pin installed.
Forum: Power Supplies 09-14-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By jonnyguru
All of the connectors on the AX Platinum are Type...

All of the connectors on the AX Platinum are Type 3, EXCEPT FOR the 24-pin:

https://www.corsair.com/us/en/psu-cable-compatibility

The 24-pin uses Seasonic's standard pinout.
Forum: Power Supplies 09-14-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By jonnyguru
That PSU uses Type 3 cables. But it's also...

That PSU uses Type 3 cables.

But it's also over 10 years old, so if you're going to buy a high end, bleeding edge graphics card, why use a 10+ year old PSU?+
Forum: Power Supplies 09-13-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By jonnyguru
It's not in these forums. Just Google it. ...

It's not in these forums.

Just Google it. There are several out there.
Forum: Power Supplies 09-11-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By jonnyguru
And just to be clear, nothing had changed in the...

And just to be clear, nothing had changed in the couple months, right?

It was working and then just stopped?
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