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Cooler Master SIlent Pro Gold 1000w and Asus Sabertooth Z87

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September 12, 2013 5:19:56 PM

So I'm setting up my computer and I was about to plug in the EATX12v cable from my PSU into the one on my motherboard.

The thing is, if I use the 2x4 (8 pin) the sockets dont line up.

Can you use 1x4 pin or do you need all 8? Thanks

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a c 1799 V Motherboard
September 12, 2013 6:16:44 PM

All 8 should line up, make sure the plug is oriented correctly to the socket, should be a clip that goes over a protrusion on the 8 pin socket
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a b V Motherboard
September 12, 2013 6:19:55 PM

It should line up acc to ATX standards, but it would be better if you use a haswell certified PSU.
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September 12, 2013 7:10:33 PM

rounakr94 said:
It should line up acc to ATX standards, but it would be better if you use a haswell certified PSU.


Cooler master said it is good to go for haswell....

It fits even though the connectors dont match up exactly. I installed it with the clips on top.
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a c 1799 V Motherboard
September 12, 2013 7:34:15 PM

Glad to hear all is well ;) 
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September 12, 2013 7:35:40 PM

Tradesman1 said:
Glad to hear all is well ;) 


LOL, I haven't powered it on yet..... We will see what happens then.
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a b V Motherboard
September 12, 2013 8:00:20 PM

Can you post a pic of the connectors also make sure you are not using the PCIe power cables there.
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a c 1799 V Motherboard
September 12, 2013 8:00:25 PM

Have faith 1 ;) 
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September 14, 2013 1:20:31 PM

Hi, thanks for all the info. I completed the build and it's running awesome. Just wanted to say thanks to everyone who helped me!

Intel Core i7-4770K (OC'd to 4.5Ghz, 1.20v)
Asus Sabertooth Z87
EVGA GeForce GTX780 SuperClocked w/EVGA ACX Cooler (Plan on SLI when price drops)
Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (8GBx2) DDR3 1600 MT/s (PC3-12800) CL9 @1.5V
NZXT Phantom 410 (140mm front intake, 120mm side intake, 120mm back exhaust)
Corsair H100i (2x 120mm fans on top as an exhaust)
Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 1000W 80 PLUS Gold
Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB SATA 6Gbps SSD (Windows)
Seagate Baracuda 1TB 7200RPM HDD (Games/Storage)
Crappy DVD Burner
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a c 1799 V Motherboard
September 14, 2013 1:25:54 PM

Glad to hear, might want to close out the thread ;)  Have fun !
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September 14, 2013 1:26:45 PM

Tradesman1 said:
Glad to hear, might want to close out the thread ;)  Have fun !


how do i close it out?
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September 14, 2013 1:28:41 PM

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