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i also speak from experience that an E6320 @ 3.0 and an E6400 @ 3.2 work just dandy with a 4-pin in an 8-pin motherboard. i'm not interested in extreme overclocking, so i never tried to go further. i doubt the 4-pin would have held me back though.
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I was running my Q6600 @ 3.35 GHz for around a day or so with the 4pin 12v connector and wasnt having any problems whatsoever... Not sure if this is because I have a pretty beefy 630w power supply or what, but it seemed okay. Im definately for safetys sake going to find my 8pin connector (I have a modular PSU and I think I left the 8pin cord at my old house) and use the 8pin. Ill report back if it changes system /ambient tcase temps or what not.
    
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