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Old 08-16-2010, 07:46 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Ah, sorry. I should've explained that more thoroughly Like I said in my first reply, you need all those power connectors in - plus the ones for optical drive(s) and hard drive(s).

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Old 08-16-2010, 07:57 PM   #12 (permalink)
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It's not working when I plug inside the atx_cpu I don't know what to do

I think I fried my mobo I had the 20+4 4 pins inside the atx_cpu socket initially the first time, because instructions were unclear. Do you guys think that would fry the mobo?

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Do not double post. You have been warned.

The socket with 24 holes needs the 24 pin plug, this will either be a solid 24 pin plug or a 20 pin plug with a detachable 4 pin extra. There is also a separate socket to power the cpu, this will either be 4 or 8 pins. It would really take quite an effort to get it wrong


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