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Old 11-06-2005, 04:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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http://www.msicomputer.co.uk/Product...3525&cat_id=77

as you can see, at the bottom of the page it says "For this model, you must use the power supply that with a -5V pin supply.".
bad grammer, but i think it is saying that it requires a -5V pin, usually i dont bother with this sort of thing and just get whatever seems good, but having seen this i began looking for PSUs with a -5V pin, it turns out that the one i was going to buy does not have one (hiper type R if you were wondering), so is this just a recomendation or is this an absolute requirement?

if it is a requirement, what would you suggest getting? thanks in advance
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Old 11-06-2005, 04:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Every ATX PSU has a -5v pin on the ATX motherboard connection...
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phew! thanks for that, but out of interest, why did MSI list it then if it comes on all PSUs and why do some PSU manufactures list -5V and others do not, even worse why do the same manufacturers list the-5V on some models while on others they do not?
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Old 11-06-2005, 04:40 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 11-06-2005, 04:47 PM   #5 (permalink)
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lol!!

that still doesnt explain why PSU manufacturers list the -5V on some models and not others
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