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Re: Connect ATX12V 2 x 2 plug ?

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Thanks guys much appreciated


"Lowly Engineer" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> The extra connections are provided for two reasons:
> 1. The current rating of each pin of the conventional ATX connector is
> limited, and today's processors and power supplies push those limits
> and.
> 2. Even though many wires are routed from the power supply to the
> motherboard, the resistance of those wires is significant. More wires
> reduces the resistance and will result in more stable power to the
> motherboaard.
> Connect the extra wires if your motherboard has a socket for them.
> On Sat, 21 Jun 2003 23:52:22 +1000, "Dean"
> <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
> >My question is should i connect the additional ATX12V 2 x 2 connector

> >into the motherboard ,i believe it is an additional source of power for

> >CPU. My board is a P4PXP.It is my first attempt at a P4 and i don't want

> >blow it.
> >
> >cheers dean
> >


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