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8Pin power plug needed on the mobo?

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Dreadnought Class Senior
Oct 11, 2002
The Empire State
Ok i have this small problem. I have a 775 mobo coming which has the 8pin power connection along with the 24pin ATX.

My question is; do I need to use that 8pin connection on the board to power the board?

I ask because the back-up psu I have does not have the 8Pin connector. It does have:

1- 4pin P4
6- Molexes
1-20+4 ATX

It's an Antec TruePower 2.0 530w. I posted this in hopes of modding the psu.

Any words from the wise?
Ahh, that's a load off my mind :) I hope when I get it all setup that'll be the case ;) Noway am i gonna use a quad core for a back-up rig, lol.
LOL, I used to run my 939 boards with just the 24pin and no P4 4pin. Psu's did'nt have them.

I'm going to run a single core in it. Thx for clarifying it :)