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Old 2021-01-16, 16:59   #5
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"Ed Hall"
Dec 2009
Adirondack Mtns

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Originally Posted by paulunderwood View Post
Buy a new capable modern efficient PSU
This is my hope, but the connectors are confusing me.

Originally Posted by Viliam Furik View Post
There are two types of 8-pin connectors...

The first type of 8-pin is 4+4, used for CPU power, plugged into the motherboard. The second type is 6+2, used for mainly the GPUs, but can be used for other compatible devices. AFAIK, the won't even fit into each other, because the pin casings are different -> different arrangement of square ones and square with two adjacent corners cut down.

If you still need help, please, send some pictures.
Thanks! This will help in my studies.
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