athlon 64 mobo and psu

  goonerbill © ® 22:32 01 Aug 05
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silly question. my psu has standard 20 pin motherboard connector plus a small square 4 pin connector. will the psu still be ok for a athlon 64 or will i need a new one.

mobo will be asus a8v deluxe, with athlon 64 3000+, 1gb corsair pc3200 mem and psu is made by JSP 550watt.

thanks in advance for your help.

  LastChip 23:14 01 Aug 05

To the best of my knowledge, your existing power supply will be fine.

  goonerbill © ® 23:46 01 Aug 05

thanks LastChip. should have done this first before posting, looked at asus website and all should be ok.

  ayrmail 00:37 02 Aug 05

The small plug you are talking about connects to the mobo ATX12v newer AMD boards have this now as a power supply for the processor like Intel's have. Page 50 of you manual.

  jack 09:10 02 Aug 05

64 bit boards are to a new stanard with separate powering for the CPU.
Therefore existing PSU's unless very recent will not have the suitable cable/connector
I raided this 'Q' last week in the consumer page

see click here

  LastChip 11:47 02 Aug 05

Existing power supplies are fine. The connector you refer to was originally fitted for the Pentium P4 and has been around for two or three years.

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