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i have just started recieving a recurring message from Nvidia System Sentinel,
telling me there is a problem with my power supply to my GPU.
see attached file.
i assume the connector mentioned is the molex connector, which is and has always been connected.
can anybody help me here ?
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hmmmmmmm. .. i removed the molex, and tried a different one. the error message didn't show on reboot. maybe this has fixed it. how will i ever know?
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I'm not an expert (Chozart is really really good on PSUs) but one thing I was careful about when cabling my PSU, was to make sure I balanced my two 12 volt cables evenly across my rig's components. That is, don't put too many high juice components on one 12 volt cable. I have a Seasonic 600 and haven't had any problems. Also, I monitor my volt levels with Speedfan 4.31 - to make sure nothing looks crazy.
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