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Old August 8, 2007, 04:21 PM
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Question 8 pin or 4+4 pin CPU connection ?

680i mobo with a Q6600 proc.
what's the diff between the single 8 pin and the 4+4 pin (in combined mode)
if there is a diff, more importantly, which one should i be connecting ?
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Old August 8, 2007, 05:11 PM
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8 pin is for power hungry cpus. If you can use it I suggest to use it :D
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Old August 8, 2007, 05:31 PM
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8 pin is for power hungry cpus. If you can use it I suggest to use it :D
i can use it, i have an 8 pin connection.
but there has to be some difference between the 2. shouldn't there ?
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Old August 8, 2007, 05:34 PM
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technically 4 vs 8 pin comes down to the fact that the 8pin gives you more stable voltage with less drop.
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Old August 8, 2007, 06:05 PM
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ok, i'll buy that for a buck.
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