I just got a corsair CX600 600w atx psu and I've ran into a little problem when connecting it to my desktop computer. By the way, im very under experienced on hardware and PSUs and motherboards.. :S
First my computer components:
msi 880gma-e35 (fx)
AMD phenom II x6 1090T
x2 4gb ddr3 Kingston RAM
nVidea gtx550 tl
The thing is that when I tried to go and connect the PSU, first thing I noticed is that there is no 4pin cable on the PSU and I need one to be connected to the motherboard
little picture of my motherboard from google
You can notice that it needs a 24pin connector and a 4pin connector and on the PSU there is only a 24pin, x2 6pins with a little 2pin attached to them, an 8pin which I don't know if it can be split into two 4 pins and the rest are SATAs and the other 4 in line which I don't know the name sorrry.
So the thing is, how do I connect it? Just split the 8pin or join the two 2pins that come out of the 6 pins or what? :S
Also, the 6pin just goes right away into the 6pin on the video card right?
The answer you seek is on page 7 of the CX600's manual in the notes.
Thank you very much! I found it, just have to split the 8pin into 4pin and connect that 4pin, just wanted to be sure what I was doing in order not to do anything wrong, thanks again, great forum with amazingly fast answers!