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Hey, I'm worried about if I should connect both of the EPS and ATX both to my motherboard (they were connected together as a 8(4+4)).

My motherboard has a plastic cap which covers 4 pins of 8. Should I remove the cap and connect both of the EPS and ATX to the motherboard? And why is it necessary to connect them?
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remove the cap, and connect both (8-pins total). It gives more stable power to the mobo, and esp. with a Quad Core, it's recommended.
    
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The EPS connector is an 8pin. The ATX is a 4. I go by the EPS because it provides a little more power and stability(in my opinion)
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Hey, I'm worried about if I should connect both of the EPS and ATX both to my motherboard (they were connected together as a 8(4+4)).

My motherboard has a plastic cap which covers 4 pins of 8. Should I remove the cap and connect both of the EPS and ATX to the motherboard? And why is it necessary to connect them?
8 pin(4+4)= EPS
4 pin = atx 12v
EPS provides more stable juice to the proc/system
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Thanks for the fast replies to my topic all of you when I really needed it

And Chozart, you've always been here for me when I needed it the most, maybe I could buy you a couple of virtual beers some other day.

Rep+ (I really wish I could rep you, Chozart)!
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Thanks for the fast replies to my topic all of you when I really needed it

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Rep+ (I really wish I could rep you, Chozart)!
I'd appreciate the beers more than rep Of rep, I have plenty
    
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