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Hi guys, just received my board finally. Question about the ATX 12v connector. It came with the last two rows covered. I assume this mean it is better if we use a 4 pin instead of 8 pin supply? Does it matter? My PSU has both....
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Hi guys, just received my board finally. Question about the ATX 12v connector. It came with the last two rows covered. I assume this mean it is better if we use a 4 pin instead of 8 pin supply? Does it matter? My PSU has both....
I have the 8 pin plugged in on mine and im pretty sure thats how its supposed to be.

Edit - Just checked the manual to be sure. Its all 8.
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They have 4 of them covered because some PSU's did/do not have an 8 pin cpu connector and they want you to use the four they have uncovered if you only have a 4 pin.
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Oh how much fun I am having trying to get this thing stable. So far I need at least 1.48 volts on the CPU for 3500mhz. Ugg this is not looking promising
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Oh how much fun I am having trying to get this thing stable. So far I need at least 1.48 volts on the CPU for 3500mhz. Ugg this is not looking promising
That seems quite high for 3.5. Though ive just flashed to the 1.5b7 bios and my Vcore requirements have shot up!?
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That seems quite high for 3.5. Though ive just flashed to the 1.5b7 bios and my Vcore requirements have shot up!?
ouch! maybe I will stick with 1.5b4.
How high did they go up, and is that the only difference you have noticed?
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ouch! maybe I will stick with 1.5b4.
How high did they go up, and is that the only difference you have noticed?
At the minute yea. Was running the 1.4 bios yeasterday and did 3.8 stable on 1.5 and 3.7 stable on 1.45. Now it seems that I need over 1.475 to reach 3.6.
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what a heart breaker. starting to have my doubts about this board
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I wonder if maybe it is just reporting the voltage better. Remember how I was putting it higher in bios than I was getting at voltage check points on the board.
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