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Does it bother you when you don't hear a 'click' when connecting the 24 pin power?

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For some reason i get really uneasy and frustrated when i don't hear a click when connecting the 24pin power connector... so much so that i end up unpluging it and replugging it until i hear it.

I've been parnoid as of recent and was wondering what are some signs pointing to the 24pin not being fully connected? The clip on the connector is broken i think and i don't hear that click anymore when connecting it. If it isn't properly connected would it even turn on? and will it damage anything?
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post #2 of 9
It's called an OCD. Welcome to my world.

Just make sure it's in and flat against the bottom as much as possible.
post #3 of 9
It shouldn't damage anything, you just either won't turn on or won't POST.

It's not a fragile connection, as long as it looks like it's seated okay you are good to go.
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post #4 of 9
Dont worry about it lol. If You push it down fully, and it passes the hook then dont worry about it.
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post #5 of 9
Look at the clip on the physical connector (from your PSU). If it's hooked on to the 24 pin connector (on your motherboard) then it's in all the way.
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No reason to worry
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Quote:
Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
For some reason i get really uneasy and frustrated when i don't hear a click when connecting the 24pin power connector...
Yes, I punch my PSU in the face.


Seriously though, I'd be OCD about it too.
post #8 of 9
Yea, it really does. If I don't hear a click I'll unplug it and replug it in and repeat if necessary until I hear a click. This not only applies to the 24 pin but also all other cables like EPS+12v, PCI-E, SATA, all the modular cables that attach to the power supply, anything that has a latching mechanism that clicks.
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Originally Posted by Khaotik55 View Post
It's called an OCD. Welcome to my world.

Just make sure it's in and flat against the bottom as much as possible.
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