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Ok, Does anyone know exaclty which of the 8pin ports is meant for the 12v CPU power? So i have the 1200, which has 2 for the CPU and 6 for GPU's. But in the book or anywhere for that matter, there is nothing pointing in what port is for what and the cables can be plugged into any 8pin port, as i have heard that the CPU is wired differently to the GPU power ports.

Can anyone shed some light into this matter? are they wired differently? Is there a way to differentiate the GPU and CPU power connectors(not the cables, thats obvious).

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post #2 of 8
it doesn't matter what goes where, the cables are different, so as long as you plug the right cables into the right devices you will be fine.
post #3 of 8
only 1 of them will fit in the cpu plug, they are deisgned different
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Ok, wait. Im talking about the connectors on the PSU itself.
DSCF2043.JPG

On the bottom right, there is 8 x 8pin connectors (labled : 6 + 2 PCI-E & 4 + 4 CPU) , and the CPU and GPU cables can go into any one of those, but ive heard that there are 2 actually for the CPU that are wired up specifically for that, but are not labled anywhere in the manual or on the PUS itself and that what i want help figuring out, which 2 is it or is it just a rumour that they wired differently?

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There does not seem to be a manual posted online for the AX1200 yet, I will look into that. However to answer your question, the PCIE cables can be plugged into any of the compatible sockets on the PSU, they will only fit in the compatible sockets. The AX1200 is a single rail design, so all the PCIE cables are getting power from the same source.

http://forum.corsair.com/v3/showthread.php?p=471278

So if you can plug the PCIe into any of those sockets then the same goes for the mobo connector.
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Originally Posted by SystemTech;12622503 
Ok, wait. Im talking about the connectors on the PSU itself.
DSCF2043.JPG

On the bottom right, there is 8 x 8pin connectors (labled : 6 + 2 PCI-E & 4 + 4 CPU) , and the CPU and GPU cables can go into any one of those, but ive heard that there are 2 actually for the CPU that are wired up specifically for that, but are not labled anywhere in the manual or on the PUS itself and that what i want help figuring out, which 2 is it or is it just a rumour that they wired differently?

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They aren't wired differently, not at that end, only at the end that plugs into the motherboard.
post #7 of 8
you can plug the cpu 4/4 8 pin power cable into any one of those 8 pin connections on the psu. It wont matter where.
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