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Hx850 has only 1 4+4pin for mobo, adapter for other 4pin?

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I will be building a pc for a friend and he once won a corsair hx850. It has one 24 pin and one 8 pin connector for a mobo. Yet he ordered an ASUS maximus formula z77. Which uses a 24 pin, an 8 pin and an addition 4 pin for the cpu.

1. Do I need all those connectors or will the extra 4 pin only be needed for extreme overclocking?

2. If I do: are there safe molex to 4 or 8 pin adapters out there? I once read about some being for grafic cards and they use a different pin layout :/

Thanks in advance for the help.
 
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You don't need to use the 8 and 4 pin for the CPU. You can use just the 8pin. It explains this in the motherboard's manual...read. I have the same motherboard.
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Thank you and sorry but I don't have it here yet. I am just trying to make sure he has everything he needs. I will just make use of the 8pin then.

I will download the manual and read the correct part.

Again: ty for your input.
 
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