Solved Installing Mobo to Power Supply 4+4 breakway header question Tags: Power Supplies CPUs Components Last response: July 19, 2013 3:24 AM in Components Share flyerstime July 19, 2013 1:06:32 AM Is the 4+4 break away header the same as an 8 pin, and do you install both 4 pin heads into both cpu spots on the power supply? More about : installing mobo power supply breakway header question quicksand10 a b ) Power supply a b à CPUs July 19, 2013 1:12:33 AM Yeah, some motherboards only use 4 pins (generally small form factors and low TDP processors, some exceptions), that's why the connector splits 4+4 m 0 l Best solution Sn1992 a b ) Power supply a c 406 à CPUs July 19, 2013 3:24:18 AM Yeah 4+4 is basicaly only provided to power mobos with 8 pin sockets that most latest boards have they were first used to power mobos with 2 processor but the that seems history Get the power connected and get going they are made for that pupose only Dont worry about it its perfectly fine Dont forget to close the post by marking the best answer Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Power Supply Fan Header on P4P800-MX Forum Problem - 3-pin Mobo Header, but 4-pin Fan Power (not molex) Forum SolvedASUS 4-Way Optimization and Fan Header Question Forum Solvedi have dell inspiron 660s intel r pentium r g2030 @3.00 ghz 4 gb of ram 5 pin power supply cable.i want to install a graphic c Forum SolvedWill the 4+4 pin CPU power on the Corsair RM850 Gold reach to 8 pin header on the Asus Z87- Expert in the Corsair Obsidian 750 Forum SolvedDid I order the wrong motherboard? (Fractal R4) Two USB 3.0 Slots (Only one USB 3.0 Header on Mobo!) Forum SolvedCan i hook a 3pin fan to a 4cpu CPU fan header on my mobo? Forum SolvedCan you plug a 3 prong power chord to a 4 prong header? Forum Installing a Power Supply 4 to 6 pin? Forum SolvedWill a 3-pin Power Connector work on a 4-pin fan header? Forum SolvedComputer won't post/Boot after installation of new Mobo and power Supply. Forum SolvedSAPPHIRE TRI-X R9 290X 4GB GDDR5 - power supply Forum SolvedAsrock Z77 Extreme4 and Power Supply Forum SolvedSAPPHIRE TRI-X R9 290X 4GB GDDR5 - power supply Forum Help connecting 2x 3pin fans to 4pin mobo header Forum 2 case fans per mobo header? (z77 extreme 4) Forum AsRock Extreme4 Z77 mobo headers/disk drive questions Forum SolvedGTX 770 4GB: 600 Watt Power Supply? Forum SolvedHi. I have a intel core 2 quad 2.4 GHZ..4 GB DDR2 Ram. Corsa. 450 W Gaming Edtion power supply Cooler Master/Corsair (Cant see Forum SolvedCan i power PS4 on a pc power supply? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !