PSU idea?

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kylepaddock
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PSU idea?

Post by kylepaddock » Sat Apr 10, 2010 5:08 pm

Mobo: MSI K9N SLI V2
RAM: 1.8V DDR2-800
PSU Random 20pin 300W
CPU: AMD AM2 5200+
Videocard: Nvidia 7300GS
Hard Drive: 250GB SATAII


My PSU is 20 pin with a 4 pin cpu connector, could I use my cpu connector for the extra 4 mail pins my mobo needs and use a 2molex-6pin videocard adapter to power the cpu connector? Or do I even need the CPU connector?
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Re: PSU idea?

Post by mithras » Sun Apr 11, 2010 6:59 am

Absolutely not.

You might get away with not using a 24pin powersupply. Read your manual too see how to connect the 20pin connector in the right spot.

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Re: PSU idea?

Post by smack323 » Sun Apr 11, 2010 9:21 am

I wouldnt even risk frying all your parts. worst case get a cheap PSU from newegg for $20.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6817148042
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