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First and foremost, I am not certain if this is the correct place to post my probolem, and for that I apologize in advance...

Dear members of OCN...I need your help, urgently! I am currently udergoing my first system build..I'm using a an Asus P8p67 Deluxe motherboard and an AX 750 modular power supply..now, the issue I have here is that there is an 8 pin socket on the motherboard, but both 8 pin cables I received with the AX 750 wont completely fit in..there are two 4 pin connectors and only 1 of them fit inside the 8 pin socket on the motherboard...is there something Im doing wrong? Can someone, anyone, please help me urgently...I would greatly appreciate your assistance..thank you kindly in advance
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post #2 of 21
You may be using the 6+2 PCI express connectors from the power supply. Try using the EPS12V 8 pin cables si the clips match on the motherboard.
 
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post #3 of 21
Yea this is the right place to ask
First look at the 8-pin socket on the motherboard and make sure your plug has the same pattern of squares and "moon" shaped pins as the socket. Also the clip on the edge of the plug should be facing towards the center of the motherboard for the 8-pin. check both ends of the 8-pin wire. they souldn't be different but they might be.
 
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post #4 of 21
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yeah...I think after 2 hours of hesitation I got it...the reason why I was reluctant though was because only 4 pins fit the socket comfortably, the other 4 didnt match exactly..however, I tried again with very little effort and more confidence..and it just slid in...I think I got it..and you know what? I have you guys to thank..as I read the comment i was sliding it inside the socket and I'm relieved... ...members on this website are the best! thanks guys
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post #5 of 21
No Problem, enjoy your first build. Any other questions just let us know.
 
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post #6 of 21
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Originally Posted by AsanteSoul View Post
yeah...I think after 2 hours of hesitation I got it...the reason why I was reluctant though was because only 4 pins fit the socket comfortably, the other 4 didnt match exactly..however, I tried again with very little effort and more confidence..and it just slid in...I think I got it..and you know what? I have you guys to thank..as I read the comment i was sliding it inside the socket and I'm relieved... ...members on this website are the best! thanks guys
I have the AX850 and if you dont put the 4+4 together just right it doesn't want to smoothly go in. But these AX's are great power supplies i must say.
post #7 of 21
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actually, yes! One more...I got some Gskill ram for the motherboard..and its an Asus as I mentioned..my issue here is I installed both ram sticks into the slots, but I can't close it? I've ensured that they are placed correctly, or at least I think, and I cant close the white tab..is there something I'm missing perhaps
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post #8 of 21
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I havent used it yet, and I agree lol..I've heard nothing but good things,,and yeah..once I held it together and put the 2 4 pins closer together it just slid in...I like to ask a lot of questions, because it ensures accuracy. I've never spent about 1000 on parts and put it together myself..so, I want to ensure everything is being done correctly.
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post #9 of 21
First make sure the slot lines up, then start to put it it from the side that doesn't have the clip. Make sure the clip is down adn just push. They are snug, it may take some effort. as your pushing down the side with the clip, pull up that clip at the same time untill it slides into the catch
 
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post #10 of 21
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thanks it actually worked ... i was not putting enough force
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