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Old 09-02-2015, 08:18 PM   #4
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Default Re: Zotac mainboard needs PSU with 8-pin mobo connector

I had an Intel D975XBX2 which would refuse to POST if you used a 4-pin CPU connector. The majority of motherboards, though, will work fine with only 4 pins connected.

The thing is, though, virtually all new PSUs have an 8 pin EPS12V CPU connector, so I don't know what you meant by hard to find and expensive.
see Dirt cheap, reasonable quality and it has the connector.
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