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A64 NF4 and NF3 Power Supply Requirements: Amps and Split Rails

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Very good PS & plenty of power,

however DFI is now REQUIRING native 24-pin ATX connector for all DFI N4 mobos.

 

If you decide to go with a 20 to 24 adaptor (not recommended),

get a Zero Loss one with gold pins & make triple sure all pins are tightly seated.

 

GL ;)

20pin to 24pin adapters are not recommended by DFI.

 

Ignore this at your own peril...

http://www.dfi-street.com/forum/showpost.p...75&postcount=13

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OK, thanks.

 

I am going to try using it. If it is not enough, especially for graphic cards and CPU overclocking, I will change it.

 

 

If u like to use your PSU, do it but without adapter!!

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FInally, you convinced me to chnage my power supply. What a pity, I bought it end of december 2004, I really thought that I could keep it for years by choosing a high-end one. :(

 

So I think about the OCZ Powerstream 600 W. It seems very efficient to support a loaded and overclocked configuration : 2x6800 Ultra cards, 1 AMD 3700+ San Diego, 5 HDD, 3 fans, 5 neons, 1 DVD-R driver, 1 Thermaltake Hardcano.

 

Are you agree ?

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this summer i want to build a computer. Ive been looking at the ultra x-connects as a power supply. They come with a 20 pin cable, but you can buy a 24 pin cable seperately. Is this cable essentially a spliter??? or was the power source designed to use either??? plese help im a noob, and ive never built a cpu before

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Hello,

 

For DFI nF4 motherboards, you must buy a 24 pin power supply. It is a prerequisite given by DFI. You cannot buy a 20 pin power supply then add a

20->24 pin adapter.

 

You can find another threads in this forum which confirms that.

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FInally, you convinced me to chnage my power supply. What a pity, I bought it end of december 2004, I really thought that I could keep it for years by choosing a high-end one. :(

 

So I think about the OCZ Powerstream 600 W. It seems very efficient to support a loaded and overclocked configuration : 2x6800 Ultra cards, 1 AMD 3700+ San Diego, 5 HDD, 3 fans, 5 neons, 1 DVD-R driver, 1 Thermaltake Hardcano.

 

Are you agree ?

Yes, see post #1 of this thread. The OCZ PS 520W is fine. :nod:

 

this summer i want to build a computer. Ive been looking at the ultra x-connects as a power supply. They come with a 20 pin cable, but you can buy a 24 pin cable seperately. Is this cable essentially a spliter??? or was the power source designed to use either??? plese help im a noob, and ive never built a cpu before
The Ultra X-Connect 500W is rebadged Youngyear junk & is NOT recommended. :shake:

 

Return it & pick a proven winner!

 

PSU Guide: http://www.dfi-street.com/forum/showthread...1777#post101777

 

GL :angel:

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HI ALL

MY FIRST POST

i just read this post Official Statement Regarding 24-pin Power Supplies

im buliding a pc its neally finnished (need thermalpaste/3dcard/sound card)

will a tagen 430 watt modular psu be ok

the reason i ask is it has a

universal connectors 20 or 24 and 4 or 8pin for all kind of motherboards

not quite an adaptor but the 4 pin cable clips on the 20pin cable

can u guy help me out ?

i currently have...

tagan 430watt psu/DFI lanparty NF4 ut ultra-D mobo/1gb crucial ballistix ram/

amd 64 3800 (venice)/seagate barracuda 80gb sata HDD/

and i plan on gettin the creative fatality sound card/and maybe a 7800 or ati`s

new XT (if it comes out this year LOL) :shake:

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The post about power supplies is there for a reason. If you choose to run your rig with something other than the recommended PSU you're pretty much on your own.

 

We've learned the lesson well when dealing with these nF4 boards. You would be wise to follow our advice and heed the warning.

 

HI ALL

MY FIRST POST

i just read this post Official Statement Regarding 24-pin Power Supplies

im buliding a pc its neally finnished (need thermalpaste/3dcard/sound card)

will a tagen 430 watt modular psu be ok

the reason i ask is it has a

universal connectors 20 or 24 and 4 or 8pin for all kind of motherboards

not quite an adaptor but the 4 pin cable clips on the 20pin cable

can u guy help me out ?

i currently have...

tagan 430watt psu/DFI lanparty NF4 ut ultra-D mobo/1gb crucial ballistix ram/

amd 64 3800 (venice)/seagate barracuda 80gb sata HDD/

and i plan on gettin the creative fatality sound card/and maybe a 7800 or ati`s

new XT (if it comes out this year LOL) :shake:

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HI ALL

MY FIRST POST

i just read this post Official Statement Regarding 24-pin Power Supplies

im buliding a pc its neally finnished (need thermalpaste/3dcard/sound card)

will a tagen 430 watt modular psu be ok

the reason i ask is it has a

universal connectors 20 or 24 and 4 or 8pin for all kind of motherboards

not quite an adaptor but the 4 pin cable clips on the 20pin cable

can u guy help me out ?

i currently have...

tagan 430watt psu/DFI lanparty NF4 ut ultra-D mobo/1gb crucial ballistix ram/

amd 64 3800 (venice)/seagate barracuda 80gb sata HDD/

and i plan on gettin the creative fatality sound card/and maybe a 7800 or ati`s

new XT (if it comes out this year LOL) :shake:

Not enough +12V amperage. :shake:

 

Pick a "proven winner" from the "A" list: http://www.dfi-street.com/forum/showthread.php?t=10854

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Hi all,

 

Ive got my pc for about two weeks now, and managed to oc it to 2.42Ghz Prime95 stable for almost 22 hours as of now. Ive ben burn-in my mushkin blue to get it up and runnin at 1:1 fsb/ram ratio also(2T)(will only boot at 1T at 100Mhz :() Now ... when im selecting my components, Ive asked for 500w enermax or antec for the psu(as thats whats available here), however after explaining what im planning to do with the pc in the future(virtualization and probably addding other raid card) he advised me on getting whatever that i have now which is a fortron fsp600-80glc(check the link on my sig). I noticed that fortron FSP550-60PLN is listed as recommended therefore can i assumed that mine is ok ? it has the following characteristics:-

 

output min max load reg ripple n noise

+5Vsb 0.0A 2.0A +-5% 100mV P-P

-12V 0.0A 0.8A +-10% 200mV P-P

+12V4 1.0A 15.0A +-5% 200mV P-P

+12V3 1.0A 15.0A +-5% 200mV P-P

+12V2 1.0A 15.0A +-5% 200mV P-P

+12V1 1.0A 15.0A +-5% 200mV P-P

+5V 1.0A 30.0A +-5% 100mV P-P

+3.3V 1.0A 36A +-5% 100mV P-P

 

some of the voltages does seems to fluctuate a bit .. not by much, but im just curious. This is an EPS psu ... does this thing have 4 12v rails ? Ive been reading the ATX and EPS specifications ... and including the EN61000-3-2 compliance(not sure bout the whole thing). Can somebody school me here ?

 

I live in a very humid and hot area ... ambient >30C with heat index up to 36C - 40C so im not gonna push it further without undertands all the limits of the components involved. So far, without the air-conditioned on, my oc load temps as below:-

 

CPU:52C

PWM:54C

Chipset:52C

 

with air-cond on:

 

CPU:46C

PWM47C

Chipset:46C

 

Does any of this because of the PSU ? Im going to slap AS5 to the XP120 later this weekend to check further. BTW, the psu comes with a 20+4 pins and does this thing has 4 12V rails ? .. denote by 12V1,12V2,12V3,12V4 ? One of them definitely is notbeing used(an 8 pin for server/dual cpus mobo i guess .. according to EPS) Any comments .. anybody ?

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