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Need installation help: Asus Maximus formula

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by happita, Feb 20, 2008.

  1. happita

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    On my motherboard, there is a 4 pin connector called EATX 12V and the other 4 pin connector is covered by a plastic covering. Should I just use the 4 pin connector with the power supply or take off the covering and use all 8 pins? Any advice would be great.
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    depends what connector you have i suppose id say just use 4 m8.

    its actually a EPS-12v connector
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    Use all 8pins if you have a quad or a really fast dual.

    EDIT: I would use 8pin with a E8400
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    If you have an 8pin AUX, utilize it. It may help the board stable out better when overclocking.
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    Yes the extra 4 pins i think are for helping the 2nd pci-e slot out if you run dual cards if your psu has a 8 pin connector use that but if it only has a 4 pin then just use the 4 and leave the other coverd.

    my board has this feature but its not all in one plug like yours mines a molex type
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    use the 8 pin will help with the EPU power chip and over clking

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