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    PSA: High CPU clocks/power consumption on idle on Ryzen CPUs caused by Windows Image Acquisition (WIA service)

    As my posts on this thread indicate https://hardforum.com/threads/5900x-dark-hero-idle-temps-issue-and-voltage-when-gaming.2011653/page-2#post-1045132556, myself and many other users have been plagued by high core clocks and power consumption on Ryzen CPUs when the machine is doing very little...
  2. CaffeineMan

    How to turn on a laptop without a power button?

    **MY MISTAKE** I misidentified the LED connection as the power button connection. Original question: I received some laptop mobos without shells (Lenovo 13 2nd gens) that I would like to upcycle to use as my HTPCs. I currently use slower laptops (actually parts of laptops) but would like to...
  3. C

    linux: can't set cpu frequency governor with cpupower

    I have a server HPE ProLiant system w ith AMD Epyc CPU, BIOS A43 v1.20, with Linux kernel 4.19.71. Now, I'm trying to set CPU performance governor: # cpupower frequency-set -g performance Setting cpu: 0 Error setting new values. Common errors: - Do you have proper administration...
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    Motherboard power LED goes on but quickly goes off, with a “tumble” sound, and this goes on in cycles, while nothing else happens

    Laptop Toshiba Satellite L850-1V7 Power LED goes on but quickly goes off, with a "tumble" sound, a kind of rising frequency which quickly falls down as the LED goes off, and this goes on in cycles, while nothing else happens, no screen, no fan... A video of it...
  5. PleaseHelpMeNuub

    Power Supply shuts off power to Computer randomly? Help

    Cooler Master MPY-7501-AFAAG-US MWE 750 Gold Full Modular <5 MIN use it shuts down, complete power loss. I have to wiggle wire going into PSU or pull in/out wire in order to restart computer? What is going on?? added:Not Shutdown but SHUT-OFF Power while in Windows 10. UPDATE WITH SYSTEM...
  6. spacedrone808

    Advanced power plan settings for multicore cpu

    Do anyone know where to find detailed explanations regarding appointed settings? I want to get maximum performance. Ps hw: 1950x sw: latest Win7 x64
  7. cageymaru

    Solar Roadways Aren't Worth the Investment

    Installing solar panels on roadways to generate electricity, fight climate change and create new revenue streams for countries was a bold idea a few years ago. France installed them on the Tourouvre-au-Perche highway and the early results from years of data logs are abysmal. Energy generated...
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    Will this PSU be sufficient?

    Hi everyone. I'm building a PC for a friend. Before I have them order all the parts I'm hoping someone can help me take a look at my components and let me know if there are any potential incompatibility issues and whether the PSU is enough to power the entire system. Thanks for your help! No...
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    Bitcoin's Growing Energy Problems

    This isn't the first time that we have reported on the energy consumption of cryptocurrency mining, however this is the first time that a peer reviewed paper is looking into it. Financial economist Alex de Vries published a paper in Joule today that makes a solid prediction on the amount of...
  10. DooKey

    Power Plant Brought Out of Mothballs for Blockchain Usage

    Hunter Energy in Australia is bringing one of their coal-powered power plants out of mothballs to help establish a wholesale energy zone for blockchain projects/companies. Not many blockchain operations exist in Australia because of their high electricity prices, but this plant is coming back...
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    NY Municipalities to Charge Miners More For Electricity

    UtilityDive is reporting that New York regulators will allow municipal power providers to charge higher rates to cryptocurrency mining operations. Electricity costs for high-density load customers will increase beginning in March, said the PSC, if customers they do not quality for economic...
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    FS: Silverstone ST1500 Silver (SST-1500) 1500 Watt Modular Power Supply

    SOLD: Silverstone ST1500 Silver (SST-1500) 1500 Watt Modular Power Supply Comes with all original cables and Cable storage pouch Also tossing in some extra PCIE power extension cables. Shown in upper left of the picture. Original owner. 100% working Ships from USA ZIp 94044 Package Data: 17"...
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    Bitcoin Mining Energy Use Set To Overtake Homes In Iceland

    In a report from the BBC, electricity use at Bitcoin mining data centers is set to exceed that of all Iceland's homes. Johann Snorri Sigurbergsson a manager at energy firm Hitaveita Sudurnesja said "If all these projects are realised, we won't have enough energy for it," and that if they...
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    Windows won't shutdown, only restart

    Hey all, My up-to-date Windows 10 x64 install won't shutdown properly, or I guess technically it shuts down then turns back on after a few seconds. have tried the following: -disabled "wake on lan" and "event timers" in bios -ran 'power troubleshooter' with no results -ran sfc /scannow with...
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    Can the HP Z600 workstation support GTX 1080 Ti?

    The motherboard is: Hewlett-Packard 0B54h The CPUs are dual Xeon 5650 hexacore CPUs Ram: 48Gb of DDR3 RAM I think it has stock 650w PSU but I'm not sure. I'm also not sure what type of power connector it has. Is the graphics card too large? Can it fit in the case? The graphics card I am...
  16. S

    HP Pavilion 27xi LED Has Dark Corners After Coming Out of Power Saver Mode.

    Hi, I have an HP Pavilion 27xi LED monitor and just yesterday when I first booted it up, I noticed it was very in the bottom right corner of the screen. When I turned if off and back again it was fine. Then it did it after coming out power saver mode a few times. The last time happened a few...
  17. S

    2x White LEDs connected to power header?

    I'm trying to make my own lit power indicator for my case, ideally connected to the LED headers on the mobo. The whole assembly is going to be like a long recessed slot, so I wanted to put one white LED at each end facing down the slot. The problem I'm having is that I can't find any in white...
  18. FrgMstr

    Overclocking the Intel Core i9-7900X X-series Processor

    Overclocking the Intel Core i9-7900X X-series Processor - We have finally gotten some time to spend with the new Intel Core i9-7900X, which is a 10-core 20-thread CPU built to be used with the new X299 chipset and motherboard platform. Is this $1000 3.3GHz to 4.3GHz CPU good for overclocking...
  19. Cerulean

    Has anyone ever used the $100,000 guarantee on surge protectors?

    Greetings all! I have a $400 piece of equipment that is out of warranty and has apparently been fried by a recent storm of lightning (surges). It was connected to an APC surge suppressor power strip. Has anyone ever used the $10xxxxx guarantee that are advertised on surge suppressors?? How did...
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    Connecting small usb fan to anything other than usb power

    I have a small fanless computer that overheats in summer without an external usb fan but if you connect a usb fan it will stay on in sleep mode and even when the computer is off. There is no way to change it in the bios. Is there a way to connect a very small fan to any other wires on the usb...
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    Will this PSU be sufficient for the build?

    My build is: GPU - GTX 1070 CPU - Intel Core i5-6500 RAM - G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 8GB 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 2400 Motherboard - GIGABYTE GA-H110M-A SSD - Pny CS1311 120GB 2.5 Sata 3 6 Gbps PSU - EVGA 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V/EPS12V Power Supply, 100-W1-0500-KR Case - TT VERSA H22...
  22. FrgMstr

    Rosewill Quark-550 550W Power Supply Review @ [H]

    Rosewill Quark-550 550W Power Supply Review - Rosewill was a Newegg "house brand" that has broken out to other retailers and you might have seen its name on all types of products. Today we are seeing what Rosewill accomplishes when it brands a 550 watt "Platinum" PSU. The 550W PSU market is...
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