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Does 4-pin mobo connection work with 8-pin socket?

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I recently had to RMA my Ultra X-Finity PSU. So for the time being I am using myold Zumax 550w PSU. However, it has a a four pin mobo connector and my mobo takes an 8-pin. The computer powers on with the four pin plugged in, but I need to know if it will run my system without damaging it.
Let me know if you know anything about this.
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8 pin recommended for quads. 4 pin should work fine with your cpu. Good luck!
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Yes, the 9-pin EPS socket can use a 4-pin AUX plug. It's in the manual.
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thanks guys.. i just didnt want to take the chance on my brand new hardware... figured I'd check with some experts.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Yes, the 9-pin EPS socket can use a 4-pin AUX plug. It's in the manual.
9?



Yeah, you're fine with the 4 pin.
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