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PSU has 4-pin CPU cable - Mainboard has 8-pin - Suggestions?


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I recently ordered the following parts for a new system I'm building and realized after the fact that PSU does not have an 8-pin cpu cable but instead 2 4-pin cpu cables.

 

DFI LANPARTY DK P35-T2RS LGA 775 Intel P35 $139.99

 

OCZ StealthXStream OCZ600SXS ATX12V / EPS12V 600W Power Supply $79.99 MIR

 

Although I haven't received the parts yet,I downloaded the manual for the DFI board and it said that a 4 or 8 pin will work but that the 8-pin is preferred.

 

I'm looking for recommendations on what would be best without getting a different PSU.

 

- Should I just use the 4-pin?

 

- Should I get a 4 to 8-pin converter? If so, any recommendations on one to use? I found these

 

- Is it possible to use both 4-pins ?

 

 

Any suggestions or input would be greatly appreciated.

 

Thanks

Edited by Luke08

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Yeah...the PSU has that plug as stated above, on another note the system will run just fine on a 4 pin, though overclocking could be limited depending on the board's power design and CPU used in such a situation.

 

Anyway, enjoy the toys :)

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