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Forum: Power Supplies 02-18-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Vegan
I use an HX1000i but I use Link instead of iCue...

I use an HX1000i but I use Link instead of iCue as I can change the fan profile to a custom one. iCue cannot do that.
Forum: Power Supplies 01-26-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Vegan
Corsair refurbished PSUs are checked before they...

Corsair refurbished PSUs are checked before they are shipped.
Forum: Power Supplies 01-25-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By Vegan
My RX 480 was sold as 150W TDP but monitoring the...

My RX 480 was sold as 150W TDP but monitoring the card shows it can be as high as 225W when pushed to the wall gaming. This is why I use Corsair which does not brown out when the video card wants...
Forum: Power Supplies 01-24-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By Vegan
that variance is well within the ATX PSU spec ...

that variance is well within the ATX PSU spec

if the video card is artifacting, get an RMA for it
Forum: Power Supplies 01-24-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Vegan
clean up the area there, small wonder there is...

clean up the area there, small wonder there is fan noise

get some air purifiers too
Forum: Power Supplies 01-22-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By Vegan
here is the back of my HX1000i and it is still...

here is the back of my HX1000i and it is still respectable to this day

https://www.corsair.com/medias/sys_master/images/images/hb4/hac/9109726625822/-CP-9020074-NA-Gallery-HX1000i-05.png
Forum: Power Supplies 01-22-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Vegan
Try the feature in the BIOS and see if it works...

Try the feature in the BIOS and see if it works or not.
Forum: Power Supplies 01-21-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
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: 307
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: 16
Views: 496
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: 229
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: 307
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: 478
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: 317
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: 423
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: 295
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: 242
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: 408
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: 408
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: 307
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: 461
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: 311
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: 272
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: 385
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: 413
Posted By Vegan
that cable will work fine

that cable will work fine
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