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voltages from psu

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dragonhunter

Member
Joined
May 30, 2004
What do the 3.3v, 5v, 12v do?
Pls explain which components do they feeed?

thanks

edit: I have ic7 max 3, p4 3.4 Northwood, Corsair pc3200xl Pro
 
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Gautam

Senior Benchmark Addict
Joined
Feb 4, 2003
Location
SF Bay Area
CPU uses +12v in most boards, +5v in some
Memory uses +3.3v in most boards, +5v in some
Video cards usually use +3.3v and +5v, the newest ones may use +12v as well
Optical drives use +5v and +12v