mrtn Posted October 11, 2009 Share Posted October 11, 2009 Hello all, I am planning to build my new workstation. I would like to use Tyan's S7002 motherboard for two Intel's Xeon E5520 processors. The MB has three power connectors: 1] 24-pin EPS 12V power connector 2] 8-pin EPS 12V power connector 3] 8-pin EPS 12V power main connector I would like to use HX850W as a power supply for my workstation. I have found following sentences in user manual of HX850W: If your motherboard has an 8-pin EPS12V socket, connect the 8-pin EPS12V connector directly to your motherboard. Some motherboards have two 8-pin EPS12V sockets. If your motherboard has two 8-pin EPS12V sockets then ensure you connect 8-pin EPS12V cables to both of them. My questions are: 1) How can I connect two 8-pin EPS12V cables when there is only one on HX850W? Is there any adapter? Or do I have to use two PSUs? 2) Is ATX 24-pin of PSU compatible with 24-pin EPS 12V of motherboard. 3) Is there any better PSU from Corsair to suit my needs? Thanks to all for your answers. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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