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Old 02-08-2006, 07:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i am trying to buy a new power supply for a new computer and as looked at the power connector for the ABIT KN8 Ultra motherboard i noticed there's another one called ATX4P1 for stability besides the main one and the 2 by 2 12v auxiliary power connector. there's a picture for the connector in the manuel and it looks like the molex for peripherals but that can't be it, it uses 12v. so could it be the second +12v from the dual rail capable power supply but shouldn't those dual rail connectors be something like 2 by 2 or 2 by 3 auxiliary connector instead of 4 pins in a row.
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molex carries 12v. if it looks like a molex then it is most likely a molex. the lanparty sli-d has 4 power connector, the 24 pin, 4 pin, a floppy connector and a molex. the floppy and molex are optional for stability. so i'm guessing this board is similar.
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the manuel for the motherboard saids the connector is a 12v auxiliary connector or ATX4P1,
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