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TheT2

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got a simple question, do the P4 mobo's actually need the 4pin 12v connector to work or not? if so can i just get the 12v from a power lead (say the cdrom or hd one) with grounds,like the one in the pic attached?

Thx alot
 
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TheT2

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forgot to mention

the psu i'm using is a FSP/Sparkle 400 watt, it has the aux cable (the one like an AT connection) but is missing the 4pin 12v one
 

Bender

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If you have a decent PSU you don't need the 4 pin connector at all. I tried My Asus P4S333-M with and without and it seems to make no difference. If you have a good PSU already give it a try before you pay for a new 4 pin PSU.
 
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TheT2

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Thats what i needed to hear

thanks, i wasn't too sure about it, thx