power supply

  1. ProdByGioseph

    Random Reboots/ PSU Issue

    Hi, I’ve installed Macos Catalina a couple of days ago and since then my pc started to reboot randomaly. Although it does it quite often I don’t think that it is really rebooting, more or less the pc is turning off and on, as if the power was cut off. I thought about that because i have a 550W...
  2. deeveedee

    USB Keyboard "skips" characters after installing RX580

    I resolved an annoying "character skipping" behavior of my USB keyboard by separating my CPU power (8-pin) and PCI-e power (8-pin) onto separate PSU "rails." Details are below. I'm sharing to help others who might observe this and to ask if anyone else has observed this. After I installed a...
  3. MrSoulPC915

    iMac A1225 EMC 2267 power supply (voltage, start)

    Hello, I would like some insights about iMac's power supplies, especially the Early 2009 24" (A1225 EMC 2267). I decided to tinker with an old broken iMac (machine that shuts itself down) to make it a Media Center with my Rasberry Pi and its Hifiberry + an LCD controller. But to do it right, I...
  4. AlexF98

    Quiet Budget Power Supply Recommendation

    Hi, I'm looking for a budget PSU for my new build, specs are as follows: i3 8100 w/ Arctic Freezer 12 Cooler RX 570 4GB 2x 8GB 2400MHz DDR4 Gigabyte H310M S2H M.2 SSD/SATA SSD/5400 HDD 3x 120MM fans PSU calculator says 413w, so would 500w be sufficient with a few minor upgrades in the future...
  5. DarkAd

    Recommandations on customac mini-itx build

    Hi all This is for a very compact build, I'm planning to buy this case, it is basically 23x20x8 cm. I'm planning to buy the following: -CPU i5-8400 -CPU Cooler Noctua NH-N9li -RAM Ballistix Sport LT 16Go @2400 -SSD: Samsung 960 EVO 500 GO M.2 -HDD : Seagate Barracuda 3,5" 1To -FANS: 1 or 2...
  6. abaabaabaaba4

    Upgrading advice, gpu issues and compatibility questions

    Hi First off the power supply I have is an antec hcg-900 Ive had it since mid 2011 and I’m currently on 10.9.2 (13C64). I’m going to get the iPhone 8 so I have to update my computer at the bare minimum to 10.9.5 but ideally would like to go to high sierra due to the whole h265 and heif stuff...
  7. RandyBoBandy

    Power Supplies

    Hey Everyone, just wondering... the buyer's guide only recommends corsair power supplies, while I could've maybe saved a few bucks going with EVGA or another brand, I went with the Corsair CS series 650w since that series was recommended on this site. Would say an EVGA bronze (50-60$ cheaper)...
  8. Adil192

    I need a cheap PSU.

    I need a better PSU for a Gigabyte GTX 1060 Mini 6GB. I currently have the AL-8360BTX 350W. My current PSU doesn't have a 6-pin connector, and is not powerful enough to run the card anyway. I am looking for a 600W PSU (or is that overkill?) that is around the same size as the original ( 5.5" x...
  9. HelderFlame

    Power Supply Crash with GTX 1080 TI

    Hello I installed a Nvidia Gtx 1080 TI on my mac 2012 5.1 with Sierra to use in 3D CGI. But when i start a image render the machine power off. Always happening when i stress the GTX 1080 TI. What you think about? 1- My Power Supply is damage? 2-I need a simultaneous second power supply exclusive...
  10. BigMc22

    CustoMac Mini Deluxe - 550w PSU necessary?

    Hi guys, Apologies if I'm being a newb, it's my first build. I'm looking to put together a CustoMac Mini Deluxe, based off the suggested parts list from March/April. My question is this: Do I need to get a 550w PSU? When I threw all the parts into a couple of sites, its expected that I'll...
  11. P1LGRIM

    Corsair PSU is DOA (common?)

    The paper clip test does not involve cutting anything : http://support.antec.com/support/solutions/articles/1000015319-is-my-power-supply-dead-the-paperclip-test
  12. sheutran

    Hackintosh randomly fails boot procedure

    Hello everyone, I'd like to share a weird experience I'm having these days with my hack, in a nutshell, my config is: Custo mac dual boot- El capitan & Mountain Lion (on 2 separate ssd disks) Motherboard Gigabyte Z77P-D3 (bios version F7) CPU Intel I7 3,4Ghz Power supply cooler master bronze...
  13. Elvin83

    Power Supply Quedtion

    Hello: I have a questio regarding PS recommended on the site I'm planning to buy the Corsair RM650. My question is there any difference between the RM models apart from the watts. Can I use any RM model on my build or do I need to specifically use the RM650 as suggested in the site. Thank you...
  14. stevedahli

    Random Reboot. Now not starting at all

    Hey Guys, I had a wonderful experience with my Hackintosh for the past weeks. In the last days though I encounterd some issues. Without installing anything new or changing anything in clover. My Hack would just randomly shutdown or reboot without warning or freezing. It even did so when i was...
  15. Systemizer

    Potentially faulty PSU? Freezes and various problems out of nowhere

    Hi guys, maybe someone can give me an advice here. I'm running a dual-boot hackintosh (OS X 10.8.3 / Win 7) for some years now without any serious flaws. Recently, and kind of out of nowhere, I experience freezes in OS X and it nowadays even refuses to boot. The bootloader works fine, apple...
  16. wasabi25

    New build. Which case and power supply?

    Hey guys. So yeah. This is the build: Crucial Ballistix Tactical 16GB 240-Pin DIMM DDR3 1600, PC3 12800 EVGA GeForce GTX 960 04G-P4-1962-KR 4GB SC GAMING, 6.8 Inch WD Blue 1TB Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD10EZEX Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5-Inch SATA...
  17. ajemutt

    Power Supply causing crash on startup?

    Hi all, Hardware: GA Z97N WiFi 16GB Crucial DDR3 Ballistix i7 4790 Samsung 850 250GB Realan LR1204 Power Supply (120W) Realan E-Q6 case Yosemite 10.10.5 The case I ordered didn't ship with it's PSU, so I had to do the basic build with the case open and an Antec 150W PSU. Was able to install...
  18. firefistace

    choosing a power supply

    Hi im building a hackintosh for the first time and my goals for it are silents, keeping it cool, and have a powerful computer. I was wondering is it better to get a power supply with a lot extra power or just get a normal power supply thats only 2 or 3 hundred more watts then my parts consume...
  19. mrjohnwatts

    Bitfenix Prodigy M compatible power supply units

    Hi I'm building my first hackintosh and so far have bought the following parts Case: Bitfenix Prodigy M CPU: Inter Core i5 4440 SSD: Samsung 840EVO 128gb MOBO: Gigabyte H87M-D3H PSU: Corsair CX500 I would like help with two things. 1. The power supply I've bought isn't the modular version...
  20. HugorHill

    Power Supply Advice

    Hello, I'm going to be building a hackintosh based off of the buying guide components. I currently have the Corsair RM650 that's recommended in my shopping cart. I noticed the RM750 is on sale for $5 less. I know...only five bucks, but saving five bucks sounds really great at this point. My...
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