HI, help with PSU

Hi guys, im new at pc building, and asked for advice on the community for what build etc.

Got my parts now and was going to set it together when i found out that my PSU have 8pin connector while my MOBO have 4 pin, what should i do about this?

Do i have to get a new PSU because of this?
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  1. What is the model of your PSU?
  2. Corsair TX750
  3. That power supply's 8 pin for the motherboard splits into 2 separate 4 pin. Just use the 4 pin side that lines up properly with the connector on the motherboard.
  4. OMG, i can? IF THIS WORK, I WILL FIND YOU AND GIVE YOU A HUG!
  5. I have a TX750, myself. Some of the boards I have used with it were only 4 pin.
  6. Weird, did what u said. Then shorted the power pins, and nothign happens
  7. Oh, it turned on, but there is nothing on the screen. Do you have any ideas?
  8. What are the rest of your system specs?
  9. INTEL CORE I5 3470 3.2GHZ 6MB S-1155 IVY
    PSU - CORSAIR TX 750W V2 ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V PSU
    GPU - GIGABYTE RADEON HD7950 3GB PCI-E DVI/HDMI/DP
    MOBO - MSI H77MA-G43 H77 S-1155 M-ATX IVY

    Screen didnt work with HDMI cable so i switched to normal.
    Turned the pc on again and it says something about "couldnt find map" "press escape(1 sec) to continue"

    Something like that
  10. EFI Shell version 2.31[4.653]
    Current running mode 1.1.2
    map: cannot find required map name.

    Press ESC in _ seconds to skip startup.nsh, any other key to continue.
    Shell>

    this error when i try test run.
  11. You have the external PCI-E power connected to the graphics card? Make sure all cables for the drives are properly plugged in also. If you can get into the bios, go and set the settings to default.
  12. well, then i need to connect everything up then? if i want to get into BIOS, right? because i will need kayboard mouse etc. But shouldnt the settings be set to default? since it a new mobo. Yes i have 2 PCI-E cables into the graphics card.

    I test run it, mean i put mobo+PSU+RAM+CPU+GPU together on mobo's box. checking if everything is alright.

    I tried using my old mobo and cpu, and the same problem occours. mhm, So it have to be either RAM GPU or PSU.
  13. I found this. This should help you. http://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=165662.5;wap2 Others have said hook up the hard drives then get into bios and set it to default.
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