Power unit cables.

  Sparkly 16:58 14 Apr 2006
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Hi a while back i was adding a new dvd R/W to my pc and when i was doing the power connections back to the writers i noticed on the cables from the power unit (450w) that 1 of the power connectors was a little different to the others it was more square and had a number on it P4 or P8 if i recall (female connections) i was wondering if anyone could tell me what this one is for.
Thanks for any replys.

  ACOLYTE 17:02 14 Apr 2006

I think but am not sure,but most PSU now come with multi connectors either for Pentium boards or AMD boards,and some have a power connector for the graffix card as well.Im not sure what the connector is for but depending on your setup its either to connect to a pentiun mobo or for the graffix card,thats assuming you have an AMD board now.

  Carpigiani 17:08 14 Apr 2006

click here
This should explain all.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:44 14 Apr 2006

Plugs to motherboard to power later model CPUs (Pentium 4 was first to require it)

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