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i need a quick answer as to what kind of power adapter i would need for secondary power in the new DFI motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136009
because its 8 pin. Ive never seen an 8 pin secondary power plug in and i only have the 4 pin. would the 4 pin work or do i need a 4 to 8 adapter?
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post #2 of 8
well some motherboards you can put a cap on a section og the eight in case you don't have a 8 pin one but looking in these case looks like you need apater but that should be like a 5 buy
    
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k what would it be like called because i looked on comp usa's site and i cant find it
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post #4 of 8
Are you sure it is an 8 pin connection on that motherboard? I thought the only boards that had the 8 pin power connection were Intel Xeon processor boards? Well anyways here is a site that I use once in a while for odd items like this, cyberguys 4 pin molex to 8 pin adaptor. I know that it is not a 4 pin to 8 pin but it was all I could find. You might just want to log into DFI Street Forum and ask people on that forum about that board specifically to see if it has an 8 pin connection.
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post #5 of 8
My personal recommendation is to get a PS that supports that config.
There is also a floppy style moldes next to the dimm1 dimm2 script which requires power.
    
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I thought that was for some sort of cpu fan
    
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post #7 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by sneakmonkey
i need a quick answer as to what kind of power adapter i would need for secondary power in the new DFI motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136009
because its 8 pin. Ive never seen an 8 pin secondary power plug in and i only have the 4 pin. would the 4 pin work or do i need a 4 to 8 adapter?
I have the SLI-DR Expert, which has the 8 pin, running a 500W Fortron that only has the 4 pin. So far i have not had one single problem even overclocking from not having the 8 pin connector.
post #8 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by ELmo1989
I thought that was for some sort of cpu fan
Compare it to the 2 system fans on the far right... 1 is for the CPU, 1 is a system fan.
    
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