Re: Connect ATX12V 2 x 2 plug ?

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Dean, Jun 22, 2003.

  1. Dean

    Dean Guest

    Thanks guys much appreciated

    Dean


    "Lowly Engineer" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    >
    > 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"
    > <> 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
    > >

    >
     
    Dean, Jun 22, 2003
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