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Old 05-07-2011, 02:42 PM   #1
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Default First time builder question

Hello, I am currently trying to hook up my motherboard Asus sabertooth x58 http://www.legitreviews.com/images/r...bertooth_1.jpg using a coolermaster GX-750 PSU.


My issue is I have never done this before and am lost as to which wires from the GX-750 go to the

1. 8-pin connector at top left of mobo pic.
2. 24-pin connector by ram

There is a 20 +4 which im going to assume goes to the 24-pin mobo connection.. but i'm lost as to what goes to the 8-pin. I assume the 4+4 pin but don't want to mess this up, so i want to be sure.

EDIT - Found this answer

Also, where do I hook in the Power switch (2 pin) and Reset switch (2 pin) to the MOBO?

Thanks for any assistance.

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Old 05-07-2011, 03:12 PM   #2
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Default Re: First time builder question

The front panel pins should look like this...

consult your mobo's manual for detailed diagrams of where each particular connector goes.


4+4 = CPU
20+4 = Mobo
6 pin = GPU (PCI-e)
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