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Welcome, MRHANDS! You are now officially a member of our Club.

pez, Hueristic's (and Blitz's) theory is most likely correct. That molex plug is there to augment/stabilize the power delivery to the PCI-E graphics slots.

What I personally find interesting is that on DFI's LANParty UT motherboards, even the non-SLI Ultra-D, there is not just the molex plug, but also a floppy drive power connector on the boards. Moreover, DFI veterans will strongly advise you to make sure all the on-board power plugs are connected to the power supply for optimum performance and stability. As far as I know, this is a design detail unique to DFI's LANParty UT motherboards (speaking, of course, strictly about S939).

I find this intriguing; is this a case of "better safe than sorry" when it comes to providing adequate power delivery by DFI? Or does this indicate that multi-GPU motherboard engineering under-estimated the power demands of SLI and Crossfire back in those pioneering days? (Remember that SLI and Crossfire were born during the heyday of S939.)
    
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I did not even know that IE had a spellchecker. I personally use Fx, though I am having some epic issues* with 3.0.x. I miss 1.0.7! (>_<)

*Firefox 3.0.x on some Vista 64-bit systems will cause repeated Data Execution Prevention errors. DEP cannot be disabled for Firefox.
Ok I'm back had to run back into the bay area today to pick up some more goods for BNBB. I tried to post a picture of what I was talking about in regards to spell checker and OCN crashed so that is when I up and took off for Asus to drop off my dead M2N32 SLI Deluxe and pic up yet another board M2N32 WS Pro and some small cable management accessories...

So here is the picture I was going to link when OCN crashed...

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I was going to post a wanted add in regards to trying to find any one with an original xp x64 cd rom and I get this mesage when I try to creat new thead. Is this feature only for paying members or am I missing something? http://www.overclock.net/newthread.p...ewthread&f=148
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You are required to have at least 35 Reps to start a new thread in the Sales forum. (Id est, For sale, Wanted, For Trade, et cetera.)
     
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yeah and I'm really against rep begging too. guess I'll be looking elsewhere for a copy. thanks blitz
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Well, that, and rep-begging is against the rules. *Chuckles.* Get cracking on your case mod thread. Those are usually HUGE sources of Reps, especially when done well.
     
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Hey guys, got a question that was brought up in a conversation with Pio yesterday. Most Nforce4 boards to my knowledge have a molex connector on the motherboard for when running SLI. My question is, if the cards are already being powered by the 6-pin connectors from the CPU, then theoretically it shouldn't need the molex connector right? The motherboard says it's for stability, and when I got this computer it was plugged up, but also had non powerful cards in it (2x6600LE's).

My ePox supports 8x/8x SLI with nForce 4, but it does not have any sort of molex on it. My 8x/8x SLI DFI did, however, have one molex between the slots, a floppy plug to be exact.
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N2Gaming, I have a XP64 CD... currently its at my parents house with all my other computer CDs (forgot it there the last time I visited to fix my mom's computer), but I should get it back at Christmas, if not before... I'm willing to part with it if you don't find one sooner.
    
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Well, that, and rep-begging is against the rules. *Chuckles.* Get cracking on your case mod thread. Those are usually HUGE sources of Reps, especially when done well.
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My ePox supports 8x/8x SLI with nForce 4, but it does not have any sort of molex on it. My 8x/8x SLI DFI did, however, have one molex between the slots, a floppy plug to be exact.
Yeah, well in the manual it says this only needs to be plugged up for Added stability while running 2 cards in SLI. I'll probably plug it up anyways, but I was trying to avoid rrunning another PSU cable right across everything >.<.
 
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