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Re: Connect ATX12V 2 x 2 plug ?

 
 
Dean
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      06-22-2003
Thanks guys much appreciated

Dean


"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

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

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

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

>



 
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