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post #1 of 9
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The Asus a8n-Sli requires a 24 pin PSU. I have a 20 pin. I bought this converter that crosses over cables and everything. Will I be OK for overclocking if I have a 20 pin PSU and this converter?
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post #2 of 9
If it is the converter I think it is then you will be fine Its probably the only one you can get.....LOL
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post #3 of 9
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So, Ill be stable at high overclocks with a 20 to 24 pin converter?
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post #4 of 9
Well, there's only one way to find out, oc. If it seems you're getting less than you think you should then get a new psu, simple.
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post #5 of 9
Im pretty sure you will have the same results. How much more power can go to those extra 4 wires. You have a strong enough power supply. You will be fine.
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post #6 of 9
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grkgus, I thank you for how much youve helped me the last few days!

500W, 34A rail. I should be good on the OC then, stable?
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post #7 of 9
Yes you should. Lets just see how far you can take it. The engineers that made the adapter im sure knew what they were doing. They wouldnt cut you psu performance. Have fun with the OC
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post #8 of 9
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Thanks, Ill tell you what happens. First I have to order the right card for oblivion.
But I dont know whats a good card for that game since theres no benches
Any idea?
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post #9 of 9
I dont have the game and im not much of a gamer but if you want a performance card, the 7900 series cards from nvidia are really good. I have the 6800gs which is also good but im not sure how it is with that game.
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