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4 pin power connector with 8 pin mb?

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I am building a matx pc.

the case comes with the psu is not a brand name psu. also the psu comes only with 4 pin power connectior ( not 8 pin). if I put 4 pin into 8 pin mb. will it burn out the mb or not.

I am looking for a matx psu. but I cannot find any yet.

this is the deminsion of the psu I need to buy it. (5"(W) x 2.5"(H) x 4.75"(D)) or smailler size.

what do u recommenad?

I don't need that much power. I need at least 450w.
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What are your system power demands? A 4-pin AUX (P4_12v) plug will fit into a 8-pin EPS plug fine and will not hurt anything.

There are very very very few mATX PSUs. Most small form-factor PSUs are SFX, TFX, FlexATX, etc.

127x64x120mm? You may need a SFX PSU?


http://www.silverstonetek.com/techtalk_cont.php?area&tid=10055
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I am wondering will this works or not? if I buy it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817256063

this is my pc so far :

z87 or z77 matx mb
any ivybridge 4 core or haswell 4 core cpu
2 x SSD


later will get a 670 video card
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