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post #11 of 18
I would just not use it at all. No need unless your going subzero or something. On the 4+4pin, the cable itself, does it connect to the psu as an 8 pin? It probably is which means those other pins of the 4+4 would be live.

Edit: I looked at the manual for that board hoping it would say something about when to use that 4 pin but the manual doesn't even show that plug as being there at all and therefore offers no explanation. If you really wanted to use it, it should be okay to just keep it clear of anything touching it. Or maybe make a cable with 4pin molex for psu side and a 4pin cpu plug on the other. Those are two 12v pins and two ground pins for that 4pin cpu plug.
Edited by gdubc - 8/26/13 at 3:49pm
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post #12 of 18
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Originally Posted by gdubc View Post

I would just not use it at all. No need unless your going subzero or something. On the 4+4pin, the cable itself, does it connect to the psu as an 8 pin? It probably is which means those other pins of the 4+4 would be live.

Edit: I looked at the manual for that board hoping it would say something about when to use that 4 pin but the manual doesn't even show that plug as being there at all and therefore offers no explanation. If you really wanted to use it, it should be okay to just keep it clear of anything touching it. Or maybe make a cable with 4pin molex for psu side and a 4pin cpu plug on the other. Those are two 12v pins and two ground pins for that 4pin cpu plug.

but can it touch the case, i mean can i let the cabe touched at the top of the case near the radiator of my WC? or the pin can`t touch anything? is it a good idea to use isolated tape?

And yes the mobo manual just says to connect both but don`t reffrer to nothing frown.gif

Thanks again
post #13 of 18
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It`s just like this:



As you can see the other half cable is top left

Thanks
post #14 of 18
Yes the other half of the 4pin can just hang against the case as long as the pins themselves don't touch.
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Yes the other half of the 4pin can just hang against the case as long as the pins themselves don't touch.

Sorry i didn`t get it my english is bad

It can`t touch the case? even when the MB is not connected, i mean i can`t even if i like fasten it at the top of the case or in the side....
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Yes it will be fine just put some tape on the end to be safe.
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Yes it will be fine just put some tape on the end to be safe.

Ok, will try to put some isolated tape, you mean tup the tape where is the plug right? The connector i mean, to not touch the conccetor part at some part right?

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Yep
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