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post #1 of 39
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I was just wondering what I should use to power up my mobo and CPU. I dont' want to fry anything so I thought I'd check here first...

I have P5BDX with E6300.

I should plug in a 24pin for the motherboard and 4pin for the CPU?

Or should it be 20 pin for the mobo, and 2 x 4 pin for the CPU?

Or even 24 pin for the mobo and 2x4 pin for the CPU??

My PSU can do any of those (OCZ 700W) but I don't want to do anything wrong, so I'm asking first. Right now It powers up but doesn't boot with 24pin and 4pin.
post #2 of 39
Just plug in everything that requires a power connector...
It's just, that simple..=)
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post #3 of 39
Thread Starter 
But does my CPU require 2 4 pin connectors?
post #4 of 39
Doesn't matter about your CPU, plug them all in...

Your mobo is the one that needs all of them...

If there are power connectors empty on your mobo, plug the required plug in. They put them there for a reason, to get power, no matter the CPU
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post #5 of 39
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Allright I'll go try that.... Hope it works
post #6 of 39
If you plug in ALL of the power connectors, you shouldn't be having an issue with that, might need to start looking somewhere else
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post #7 of 39
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I plugged in the 24 pin and the 2x4pin connectors.

All I get is the LED from the mobo. I think I'm doing something wrong with the Q connector or whatever it's called for the power switch.
post #8 of 39
hmm...Q connector?

if it's the power connector your for the power switch..try reversing them if you haven't done that already
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post #9 of 39
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I tried

I'll go mess around some more. My only guess that I have is that it doesn't have enough voltage for the RAM. So I'd need a cheapie stick to boot, change the Vdimm, and reinstall mine. It's G.SKill DDR2800

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231084
post #10 of 39
This is all at stock setting's?

DDR2 doesn't take nearly as much voltage as DDR does..if I'm not mistaken

So the unit won't even post eh?
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