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DUAL 8 PIN CPU POWER CONNECTORS on Rampage III Extreme

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Hey guys, just got my r3e in and ive noticed there is 2 8 pin cpu power connectors on it. However my ax1200w comes with only 1 8 pin connector.... any idea of a work around that?
post #2 of 36
Maybe you could get something like this ?
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002CTXNMY/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_sr_2?pf_rd_p=486539851&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-1&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=B001K5YAKA&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=056ZNHBSY6N2G92WNDM1"]Amazon.com: Dual Molex To 8-PIN Adapter: Electronics[/ame]
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[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Dual-Molex-To-8-PIN-Adapter/dp/B002CTXNMY/ref=pd_cp_e_4"]Amazon.com: Dual Molex To 8-PIN Adapter: Electronics[/ame]

Simple molex to 8 pin adapter will work...
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post #5 of 36
This should work
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002CTXNMY/"]Amazon.com: Dual Molex To 8-PIN Adapter: Electronics[/ame]
    
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post #6 of 36
It also says, if your PSU has dual, to hook it up. Its not 'needed', and i recommend against using an adapter because that is usually part of the active PFC circuit, and is a different pin config than video cards, which is what those links are to.
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post #7 of 36
You don't really need the second eight pin connector.
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post #8 of 36
TBH I have never run the second 8 pin, And you wont need to unless you are going for pretty insane overclocks with LN2 or similar..
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post #9 of 36
Wait, the AX1200 only has one 8pin CPU? My 850 has two of them...

1 x Main connector (20+4Pin)
2 x 4+4-Pin ATX/EPS 12V
12 x Peripheral
16 x SATA
2 x Floppy
6 x PCI-E
Edited by darthjoe229 - 11/2/11 at 6:59pm
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Thanks for all the answers lads;-) depends what you call crazy OC;-) im looking to hit 6ghz with my 980x
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