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Forum: Power Supplies 08-24-2019, 05:20 PM
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Posted By Vegan
3x EPS12V cables

https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/MEG-X299-CREATION/Overview

This power pig is the reason I use expensive power supplies.

This beast wants a trio of EPS12V 8-pin cables. I have lots of them in...
Forum: Power Supplies 08-24-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By Vegan
usually the paperclip does not affect the pins ...

usually the paperclip does not affect the pins

at least corsair support is alert to the problem
Forum: Corsair Link 08-23-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Vegan
many fans on larger dual fan cpu coolers come...

many fans on larger dual fan cpu coolers come with fan control as part of the assembly so do not worry about the cpu cooler
Forum: Power Supplies 08-21-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By Vegan
The EPS12V is 8-pin for the motherboard close to...

The EPS12V is 8-pin for the motherboard close to the CPU

The PCIe cables are intended for video cards
Forum: Power Supplies 08-21-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By Vegan
check this for cable compatibility ...

check this for cable compatibility

https://www.corsair.com/us/en/psu-cable-compatibility
Forum: Memory 08-18-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By Vegan
back off to DDR4-3200 and see if that works better

back off to DDR4-3200 and see if that works better
Forum: Cases 08-18-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By Vegan
safer to mount it normally and make sure your...

safer to mount it normally and make sure your fans are clean too so that air flow is strong to eliminate heat
Forum: Power Supplies 08-17-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,008
Posted By Vegan
for some reason some PSUs seems to fail, the...

for some reason some PSUs seems to fail, the failure rate is low so the replacement should not be an issue
Forum: Power Supplies 08-15-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Vegan
check to be sure there are no loose screws so...

check to be sure there are no loose screws so that any vibration is minimized
Forum: Power Supplies 08-15-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,686
Posted By Vegan
I wonder if the small case length was in part...

I wonder if the small case length was in part responsible for the screw damage in addition to the strength of the cable assemble board.
Forum: Power Supplies 08-14-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,686
Posted By Vegan
as expected an HX1000i but it is not being...

as expected an HX1000i but it is not being recognized by iCue or Link

the existing link cable did not work but there was a USB cable in the bundle that allowed the PSU to be monitored

now with...
Forum: Power Supplies 08-12-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Vegan
more recent motherboards are demanding 8-pin or...

more recent motherboards are demanding 8-pin or even dual 8-pin connectors

the AXi series comes with a pair of EPS12V cables which makes it easy to handle the power pig motherboards
Forum: Power Supplies 08-12-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By Vegan
the CX650 is and older low end model and it...

the CX650 is and older low end model and it bronze which is outdated

there are enough cables for most motherboards and there are cables for the RTX 2060 so do not worry

i use higher capacity...
Forum: Power Supplies 08-11-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Vegan
cables may connect but different brands may have...

cables may connect but different brands may have different voltages

stick with cables for your respective PSU if you want vanity cables etc
Forum: Power Supplies 08-11-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,686
Posted By Vegan
I inquired and Corsair has indicated that a new...

I inquired and Corsair has indicated that a new PSU will be shipped early next week to me and I should see it in hand a week later.

I have used Corsair for quite some time, I have generally been...
Forum: Power Supplies 07-20-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Vegan
My AX860i has separate OCP for each PCIe cable...

My AX860i has separate OCP for each PCIe cable and EPS12V cable. It can be set from 20A to 40A (default).

The AX860i can move power around as needed just like any modern PSU.

A few cards with 3...
Forum: Power Supplies 07-14-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By Vegan
I use a custom fan profile with my AX860i and it...

I use a custom fan profile with my AX860i and it seems to solve problems I was experiencing earlier.

I had to use the old Corsair Link to make a custom fan profile. I believe the zero fan logic to...
Forum: Power Supplies 07-14-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Vegan
Sounds like the PSU needs to be cleaned. Usually...

Sounds like the PSU needs to be cleaned. Usually dust on the fan can make it more noisy etc.

More recent PSU modes are now 80 plus gold or better which will pay for themselves over time.
Forum: Power Supplies 07-09-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,459
Posted By Vegan
I found using a custom fan on CL was able to...

I found using a custom fan on CL was able to stabilize my AX860i from faults. Unfortunately the iCue package cannot do that with my PSU. Thankfully the CL software works with my PSU properly.
Forum: Power Supplies 07-02-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By Vegan
I just check with NewEgg can they are also out of...

I just check with NewEgg can they are also out of stock. I use the more modest AX860i which is not even in the catalog anymore.

I am not worried about my PSU, I have learned lots of how it ticks...
Forum: Power Supplies 07-02-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By Vegan
grab corsair link and set a custom fan profile,...

grab corsair link and set a custom fan profile, that should cure the problem
Forum: Power Supplies 07-02-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,686
Posted By Vegan
When I enabled a custom fan profile in my AX860i,...

When I enabled a custom fan profile in my AX860i, it improved on the stability considerably
Forum: Power Supplies 06-28-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,686
Posted By Vegan
As I posted in some observations, cranking up...

As I posted in some observations, cranking up fans on everything resolved issues with the red LED coming on and or the PSU refusing to power up for a while (till the machine cooled enough).

air...
Forum: Power Supplies 06-27-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 785
Posted By Vegan
I have a MSI B350M Bazooka motherboard and it...

I have a MSI B350M Bazooka motherboard and it took a bit of work to get the EPS12V cable to connect properly but eventually I was able to get it installed.

I have the AX860i which has dual EPS12V...
Forum: Power Supplies 06-24-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,459
Posted By Vegan
CL 4.9.9.3 according to the about box

CL 4.9.9.3 according to the about box
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