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Old 08-30-2007, 09:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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The CPU Power connected in the top left, the white one has four holes exposed and four covered up I have a eight pin and a 4 pin for that spot should I remove the cover and connect the eight pin or just the four pin?
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I think if you're using a quad core, it's better to use that 8-pin power connector, to provide more stable power.
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If you ahve the option, do it of course. The motherboard supports it and will manage the power appropriately.
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8 pin.
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