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    Silly question about 4 pin and 8 pin power connectors

    Hi everyone, first post here.

    Believe it or not, first mobo I've used that has both. The manual doesn't specifically forbid connecting both, I assume the 4 pin is for extra power for higher/hardcore overclocks. So would it be ok to plug in both? Thanks.

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    That's correct. The 4 pin power cable provides the CPU with some extra juice when overclocking. It's optional. But if you have it, plugging it in will do no harm.

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    Pretty much just an OC'ing or Lower Power connector, it can be used either way, though I'd recommend against using it as a lower power connector, as you could very well bust your Mobo up, and that, will make you cry. OC'ing and general extra Power

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