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Quick dumb question.

What is the 4 pin molex connector on the board for?

Is it used if you do not have a 4 pin CPU power connector? or can it be used in conjuction with it for more power/stability?

Like I said, quick dumb question, be gentle...
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its for crossfire/crossfireX
adding more power to pci-express
in sli its the same (a8n-sli)
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Quick dumb question.

What is the 4 pin molex connector on the board for?

Is it used if you do not have a 4 pin CPU power connector? or can it be used in conjuction with it for more power/stability?

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Rpm, if you referring to the 4-pin 12volt connector on the motherboard that is for supplying the motherboard with additional power that the 20-pin/24-pin cannot do. The connector was first introduced when P4 systems started surfacing.

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