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June 12, 2014 12:58:27 AM

my motherboard have 8 pin cpu connecter
the problem I cant chose a psu I only found dual 12v rail and four 12v rail witch one should I take

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June 12, 2014 1:08:00 AM

Please supply the whole system specs.
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June 12, 2014 1:15:12 AM

asus sabertooth z87
for the power supply circle ct 600w 80+
I just want to know that my motherboard will work only whit 4 pin
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June 12, 2014 1:38:12 AM

You should look at your motherboard manual and see what it has to say about it, most modern motherboards will not support it unless specified in the manual, or they have a little +4 sticker over half of the 8 pin socket. The downfall to using a 4pin is you only have half of the current required to power it. I would recommend just buying a molex to 4 pin to supply sufficent power. http://www.amazon.com/StarTech-com-LP4P4ADAP-Auxiliary-... will work, just look at some computer shops that ship to your country.
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June 12, 2014 1:59:15 AM

so all I need now is a molex 4 pin for it ok thanks
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June 12, 2014 2:09:19 AM

Yeah your power supply is 80+ gold from what I read when I looked up your model. I would say use the adapter, but start saving for a power supply that has all of the necessary connectors so you can buy one within 3-6 months. The molex will be fine for a few months, but like a spare tire, I wouldn't recommend using it as a permanent fix.
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