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Can someone please be more specific ab these on board power connectors?
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Originally Posted by brewermoe View Post
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Can someone please be more specific ab these on board power connectors?
the 4/8pin is for the cpu. The other 4 pin by the cpu is for extreme overclocking. The 4 pin molex is only there if you are doing high overclocks with multiple gfx cards.
Edited by Sean Webster - 10/6/11 at 5:45pm
post #3 of 8
The 4/8 pin power (top left) is the normal one you need to plug in to,
The Aux 4 pin power (above CPU socket) is for extreme Overclockers,
The Molex 4 pin in the center of the board is for additional power to the GFX cards and Mobo when running TRI-SLI or X-FIRE.
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eecchhuumm....ahhhh
define...... extreme...lol
ref the 4\\8 pin...
when do I uncover and use the other 4?
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Originally Posted by brewermoe View Post
eecchhuumm....ahhhh
define...... extreme...lol
ref the 4\\8 pin...
when do I uncover and use the other 4?
ln2/helium /dice cooling on both the cpu and gpu's

Un do teh cover and put in the 8pin whenever
post #6 of 8

If you have an 8 pin power on your power supply then plug it in,

Like SeanWebster said,

EXTREME OVERCLOCKING,

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LOL... aahhh yes! EXTREME!!!
Take that INTEL!!!
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LOL... aahhh yes! EXTREME!!!
Take that INTEL!!!
lol...take that amd
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