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Ohhh! I'm sorry, yes. I guess I missed your meaning before. If you have a plug on the motherboard and you have the connector on the PSU then you should definitely plug it in. I was under the impression that you did NOT have the plug on the motherboard.
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Originally Posted by gonX View Post
Yes, the 4pin which is quadratic is also called the ATX12V plug, so plug it in!
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Originally Posted by GGuyZ View Post
I have a sata HD. I used a 4pin molex to fire it up before.

I don't think you understand me correctly with the cpu 4pin plug. First of all, I do have a 24pin ATX motherboard. So all the 24pins(the 20+ small 4 pin plug) are connected. Besides that I have an extra cable going from the PSU which is designed for giving power to the CPU only. I also have a similar connector on the motherboard itself, called "ATX_12v". According to the motherboard's manual it is meant for the CPU also. so I guess I should have this cpu power cable connected into this 4pin connector right?
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gonX: was that the "I told you so" kind of face?

Anyway. The PC boots with it plugged. so I guess it should be plugged in right?(the cpu 4pin plug).

My last issue is this: I want to plug the PSU fan plug and I can't find where. My motherboard claims to have 3 x Cooling fan pin headers. However I am only able to find 1. According to the diagram in the manual there is only one sys_fan connection.
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