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hmmm.. i have an x-connect which has a 20-pin power connector and am getting the sli-dr expert which is 24 pin, how can i use this psu with this motherboard ?
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You can buy a 20 to 24 pin adapter, but it's strongly recommended that you use a native 24 pin (or 20+4 pin) PSU with a 24 pin motherboard.
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Do Not Consider it as an option... get yourself a good strong PSU that is native 24-pin and EPS - that is the 8-pin +12v plug... esp if considering SLi..
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This sums up the Ultra Xconnect quite nicely...
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Ultra X-Connect 500W - "Explosive and ineffiecient" 84% Stability | 40% Features | 50% Value | 66% Overall (This PSU has to draw 710W to produce 500W, and exploded after five minutes at 100% load)
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Yeah, generally Ultra products tend to suck big time.
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I agree with all the above posts. Hopefully you've heard of the Sunbeam Nuuo 550W SLi Cert. Powersupply, if you haven't its time to know.
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post #7 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Taeric
You can buy a 20 to 24 pin adapter, but it's strongly recommended that you use a native 24 pin (or 20+4 pin) PSU with a 24 pin motherboard.
^ Exactly! And like ncsa stated, don't even try the 20->24 pin, just get a 24 pin to begin with.
    
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post #8 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Remonster
Yeah, generally Ultra products tend to suck big time.
Eh, I don't know about that. I've heard some good things about the X-Finity.
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