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Have I bought the wrong PSU?

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June 30, 2010 10:32:00 PM

I've placed my order for an XFX 650w XXX edition power supply for my build, but i've just noticed that my motherboard is 24pin, and the power supply is 20+4pin, is this still compatible? I've posted the link to both below, in case this doesn't make sense.

PSU
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/191826


Motherboard
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/194854


This is my first build so i'm not sure exactly if i'm looking at the wrong thing. If these are not compatible do you happen to know a good PSU that is 24 pin like the motherboard?

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a c 103 B Homebuilt system
a c 695 ) Power supply
a c 1102 V Motherboard
June 30, 2010 10:35:10 PM

Yes it is still compatible no worries. The 20 +4 click together and make 24
a b B Homebuilt system
a c 274 ) Power supply
a c 117 V Motherboard
June 30, 2010 10:54:45 PM

^+1 the XFX psu's are high quality built by Seasonic.
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June 30, 2010 10:56:25 PM

thank you, that's good then. Yeh the XFX was recommended to me on this forum so I trust the quality to be good, I was just concerned hat I had managed to buy the wrong one ha. cheers
a b B Homebuilt system
a b V Motherboard
July 1, 2010 5:42:40 PM

Tell us what your video card and other components are.
We will calculate it for you.
650W is a good size power supply.
July 1, 2010 6:06:01 PM

thank you :D 

My motherboard is an aus p755de-PRO, my processor is an intel i5, my graphics card will be an asus 5850 (ran out of money, buying this next week though) and my is g skill ripjaw 4gigs DDR3 ram, and i'm running 1x 1terabyte hdd and one 1x 500gig hard drive...


I'll be wanting to crossfire in September, will I need to replace the PSU or will this still be ok?
a b B Homebuilt system
a c 87 ) Power supply
a b V Motherboard
July 1, 2010 6:13:39 PM

Unless you're going to be OCing both your CPU and GPU to the max and/or add a dozen harddrives then yes that one will be fine for two 5850s.
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