Could you please recommend a new PSU? +1 question

Discussion in 'Computer Cases, Power Supplies and Cooling' started by Daniel Dukai, Jun 11, 2017.

  1. Daniel Dukai

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    Specs are below.

    1. I am looking for a 550W - 650W PSU. I am not very familiar with brands, just a few. (Corsair, FSP, Seasonic)

    $70 should be enough for one, or around that price. Could you please recommend specific power supplies?

    I assume new PSUs have no compatibility issues with older motherboards.

    2. A totally unrelated question: one of my front panel USB ports doesn't function. What could be the problem?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Agent Smith

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  3. Daniel Dukai

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    No, I wasn't forcing anything into it. It just sort of doesn't identify anything I plug into it. I have the latest drivers installed. Could it be a physical thing?
     
  4. Laquer Head

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    Anything gold, modular or fully-modular, and with a rebate by seasonic or Corsair.... so many options

    As for the USB if its not a driver issue, very well could be that the port has died..header has died...wires ripped out..hard to say. Is there another USB header off the motherboard to try??
     
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  5. beers

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    Could either try plugging it into another header on the motherboard (the front panel usb connector). If it still doesn't work it's probably isolated to the front panel board.
     
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  6. Daniel Dukai

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    I will take a look at the motherboard. I usually don't open the case too often.
     
  7. Laquer Head

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    So how do you troubleshoot problems? or do you just hope they'll go away like some people seem to?
     
  8. Daniel Dukai

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    Laquer, I don't have enough experience to know how to troubleshoot, but I don't expect a miracle. I just ask other people.

    I rarely had any problems with my PC. The onboard soundcard is crap now, I have to use a USB sound device. But I've never really been bothered enough to check out the USB headers, as the only thing I tinker with in my case is plugging in SATA devices or graphics cards.
     
  9. Laquer Head

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    Hey man no worries..

    on your board look along the bottom, on the ASUS P8H61-MX there should be 2 (blue color with 9-pins , 10th pin is missing) headers.. they say something like 'USB xx' printed underneath the header right on the motherboard.. turn off computer---unplug whichever is in now...and plug it into the other one..reboot.. see if that helps? either way it will fix a problem, or eliminate a possible culprit and help narrow things down further..

    If you can do hdd/sata plug in and install a gpu you can 100% do that ^^^^^^^
     
  10. Agent Smith

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    What type of motherboard do you have anyway?
     
  11. Daniel Dukai

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    It's in my sig.
     
  12. Laquer Head

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    Did you even do what I recommended?
     
  13. Daniel Dukai

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    I am still trying to figure out where things are. The thing is... it's so not important right now, I could just postpone it as a weekend project.
     
  14. Laquer Head

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    You honestly don't have 2 minutes to take off side panel and unplug 1 header?????:eek:

    Only 2 headers.. one is occupied..the other isn't// unplug one plug into other.. (see below circled in yellow)

    asus_p8h61-mx.jpg
     
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  15. Daniel Dukai

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    Thanks. I am just lazy.
     
  16. Laquer Head

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    I gather that. Please refrain from wasting my time or anyone else on this forum. Honestly if your that lazy and ignorant you don't deserve help.
     
  17. Intel_man

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    o_O...
    Uncle Laq is mad.
     
  18. Laquer Head

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    I'm not mad, just don't get why people think they can remotely burgle my time.

    That's right, burgle... as in time burglar! :mad:
     
  19. Daniel Dukai

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    I am sorry, but don't you think that you can find things faster when you have a trained eye?
     
  20. beers

    beers Moderator Staff Member

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    I think it's more of a 'why should he go out of his way to help you if you're too lazy to help yourself' aspect.
     
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