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Hi all,

Sorry if this is a total "noob" question but I can't seem to get in touch with ASUS to confirm so I thought I would ask here.

I am using the X79 and my power supply is the Corsair 850AX. The 8 pin connector coming from the PSU is split into two 4 pin connectors. The X79 accepts an 8 pin but, only one of the 4 pin connector ends will fit (square and round connectors).

When I read the X79 user guide, they show a scenario where only one 4 pin is going into the 8 pin slot. I am assuming this is what I will have to do . . . I just wanted to verify this with someone.

Any help would be appreciated.

Cheers

Fen
    
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they both fit, you might have to move the left one to the right but i can guarantee they both fit...

unless you are trying to plug in a pci-e cable, but you said 4+4 not 6+2
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they both fit, you might have to move the left one to the right but i can guarantee they both fit...

unless you are trying to plug in a pci-e cable, but you said 4+4 not 6+2

Hello and thanks for replying

The only problem I have is that while the one 4 point that fits has 2 square and 2 round connectors (fits into the board) the other one has four round connectors (and does not match up with the board which has 2 square and 2 round connectors.

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