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November 7, 2012 5:47:10 PM

i recently picked up one of these PSU's
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

and i am looking at picking up an asus p8z77-v LE motherboard, combined with an intel i5 2500k cpu.

my problem is that the connectors on the psu above dont seem to match the cpu power socket on the motherboard, yet i see reveiws saying they're using the combination of this psu with motherboards that have the exact same socket configuration as the p8z77-v LE.

will i need to get a different power supply, or will it work with that board?

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a b ) Power supply
a c 557 V Motherboard
November 7, 2012 5:55:49 PM

It will work:
Board:
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
PSU:
1 x M/B 20+4 PIN = 24-pin
1 x CPU 4+4 PIN = 8-pin
http://www.raidmax.com/psu/rx_700ac.html
The 20+4 can be connected together to one 24-pin board connector, or separately, for some boards that have a 20-pin connector. The same for 4+4.

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November 7, 2012 5:57:19 PM

it'll work even though one of the 4 pin connectors doesnt look anything like whats on the motherboard socket?
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November 7, 2012 6:13:04 PM

i'm aware of that, but one of the 4 pin connectors looks like it wont fit into the socket

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one of them looks like that, which will fit in just fine

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the other one looks like this, which doesnt look like it'll fit into the motherboard's socket
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November 7, 2012 6:18:57 PM

Best answer selected by doctrine81.
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November 7, 2012 6:19:39 PM

alright, thanks for the assistance.
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