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Old 08-03-2006, 12:59 AM   #1
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on my mothorboard there is a power plugs in right above my graphic card(pci e sli) i have nothing pluged into it right now...it says grachics power or something like that on it... should i use it?
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Default Re: graphics power input

Yes, you should have a power plug in there.

From the manual:

"Make sure to connect a 4-pin ATX power cable
to ATX4P1; otherwise, the system will be unstable."

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Old 08-04-2006, 12:03 PM   #3
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cool thanks im going to do that right now
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did not seem to make any difference
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