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PSU is there any difference between a 4+4 and a 8 pin on the 12v rail?

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April 22, 2013 5:56:19 AM

I need a PSU for my socket 1155 mobo. It has a 8 pin connector, is there a difference between 8 and 4+4?

I'm assuming that a 4+4 is a split 8, but...

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a b V Motherboard
April 22, 2013 6:11:41 AM

It's a split 8pin connector, it is split as there are still some motherboards that only utilize the 4pin socket. You do need to have the 8 pin connector, though for your motherboard whether it be single 8 pin or 4 + 4 connector.

You'd need to specify your other hardware for replies to give you a proper assumption. You might be using SLI or CROSSFIRE (two video cards), Sound card, 2 or more hdd's blu-ray CD/DVD drive, etc.. Also, specify your OS and type.

All spces hould include Brand, Model, verison, speed, watts, serial numbers, where applicable.

Usually, the Corsair TX750 is more than adequate for most rigs.
April 22, 2013 6:30:33 AM

Sorry, I actually overstated my question. I don't need a recommendation. I just wanted to confirm that the 8 and 4+4 were the same.


Thanks for the answer.
a b V Motherboard
April 22, 2013 6:42:08 AM

:) 
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