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Old January 30, 2012, 02:39 PM
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Fixed, it was the motherboard! Thanks for telling me this because if I didn't know I could connect those things I probably would've taken it to a shop to check and get charged some crazy amount to see what it was. T

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Old April 5, 2012, 10:53 PM
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I had this same question recently and a few people on another forum told me that you should have no problem using a 4 pin connection in an 8 pin plugin as long as you're not overclocked or your running a core 2 duo or core 2 quad rig. Taking their advice i plugged my 4 pin connector into the 8 pin slot and i've been using it that way for a few months with no problems.
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Old April 6, 2012, 03:43 AM
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PSU priority hardware be it dell,HP,comqac if have a volt meter check old unit for polarity or take a pic of it so we can ID what you have
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