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Zackn06

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Hey everyone,
I've got a quick question, I currently have this PSU and I'm wondering if i upgrade to this new motherboard if i can still use my current PSU or if I'll need a new one

specifically I'm curious about the main 20->24 pin adapter that i think I'll have to buy, will this cut down on performance? (Current psu has 20pin + a 4 pin connector)
Also, the PSU has an additional 2x 4pin connectors for the CPU and the board has an 8pin. Is this compatible?

Thanks in advance!

Edited by Zackn06, 18 May 2012 - 07:53 PM.

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phillpower2

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:welcome: Zackn06

Your present PSU is fine for your proposed MB as it has all the connections that you will need.

specifically I'm curious about the main 20->24 pin adapter that i think I'll have to buy,

The .jpeg I have attached shows that your PSU already has the 20 pin and a 4 pin power connector, the plugs will only go in one way and all you need to do is insert the 20 pin and then sit the 4 pin into the remaining 4 pin slot.

If you plug the two pieces of a 4+4 power cable together then you have an 8 pin power cable which can be plugged into an 8 pin 12 volt connector.
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