The "power surge on the USB port" error is due to short circuit in the USB port. Also make sure there is no issue with the USB Device.
You can easily use online power supply calculator to know how much power your PC needs. Another way is to check GPU manufacturer's website...
A fanless PSU is only worthy if you want to reduce the overall noise coming from your PC. Here're the drawbacks of going fanless.. Read more..
No, you can’t mix PSU cables. The difference in pinout can blow your PC. However, you can still mix them if it's in the compatibility list.
Learn why you should not neglect your power supply and settle for a cheap one. Low grade PSUs are more prone to failure and can damage your entire PC.
The primary signs of PSU overload includes frequent restarts and crashes. Other than that, overheating, boot loops and blue screen errors also happens.
Risks of an underpowered PSU includes random freezes, overheating and so on. It can even fry your system. But if your PSU has OverPowerProtection.....