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I have a 120 watt Pico PSU and I am looking to purchase a new Asus "Zacate" motherboard for a case that I have.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-698-_-Product

The pico PSU doesn't have the mentioned connector, this specific motherboard has the plug in. Most of the other Zacate motherboards lack this connector.

Will it run without?
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Not being 100% familiar with the proposed configuration I'd have to imagine it's not there purely for aesthetics, last time I built a system requiring the 4 pin molex supply I tapped into the (old ATX spec) PSU's existing loom (at the circuit board) and added the 4 pin molex lead, worked flawlessly
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Why a 18w TDP CPU would require a 4 pin connector is beyond me.

You could always use a molex->P4 converter.
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I'd get a PSU that has one

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Originally Posted by beers View Post
You could always use a molex->P4 converter.
That sounds like the best way to do it.
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This processor/platform design obviously needs the dedicated 12v 4 pin molex because the Gigabyte GA-E350N-USB & MSI E350-E45 have it as well


FWIW the "other" pico PSU's I've seen around Flea-bay had that 12v 4 pin molex plug...
Edited by ()ut[@st - 3/22/11 at 3:20am
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