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IP35 Pro and Corsair 520HX

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November 15, 2007 9:30:33 PM

Hello,

My question is regarding the 8pin ATX12V1 power connector on the IP35 Pro. My corsair 520hx does not have the 8 pin power connector, instead it has a 4 pin power connector. Would using the 4 pin connector limit my capabilities with the board? What is the EPS12V for? I plan to overclock a q6600 and am hoping that I don't have to get a new power supply.

Thanks for any help!

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November 15, 2007 10:33:13 PM

EPS12V - 24 pin main connector, 8 pin secondary connector, optional 4 pin tertiary connector (Xeon and Opteron) defined in SSI specification

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ATX

In short, it's for server boards.

Yes, the 4-pin cpu power cable should be fine.
a b V Motherboard
November 15, 2007 10:59:14 PM

I have the 520HX. It has an 8 pin connector. Why doesn't yours ?
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a b V Motherboard
November 16, 2007 12:29:09 AM

^^^Same here, I also have an 8 pin in my 520HX
November 20, 2007 6:27:45 PM

Look closer, your HX520 should come with the 8 pin cable.
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