Connecting PSU Cables to the ATX12V Power

chanuka

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Feb 15, 2011
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Hi guys i have a problem connecting Cables to the CPU power socket. My PSU has two 4 pin connectors. But the shapes of those connectors are different. Which one should i connect ?

My - http://www.coolermaster.com/product.php?product_id=6616

Motherboard - http://downloadmirror.intel.com/18506/eng/DH55HC_ProductGuide02_English.pdf (page 54)


Motherboard Socket
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Which has P2 written on it but the shapes aren't the same as the mobo socket
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The other connector which has the same shapes as the mobo socket
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sk1939

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Not much if they are the same pin out in terms of wire placement (Black/Yellow/Yellow/Black). It's 12V and Ground. Some of the older motherboards have something called an EPS connector, which required an 8 pin connector, whereas new motherboards only require the 4 pin connector.