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Would a 550W ATX 12v v1.3 Power Supply be compatiable with the new ASUS A8N-E PCI-E Motherboard?

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Hi, i have just recently purchased an x850XT PE and the new ASUS A8N-E PCI-E Motherboard and im in a little doubt as to whether the new motherboard is compatiable with my currenct PSU. I have a Colours IT 550W Golden Series PSU which is ATX 12v (Version 1.3) and i was reading on the spec of the new asus motherboard that it was designed for ATX v2.0 PSU's.

I totally forgot to check this before i bought it and was just wondering if anyone could help me out? Thanks :)
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by:nobus
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probably it will work, if it has the right plugs for connecting it. Do not forget the 4-pin power plug to the motherboard.
can you include a link to that power supply specs? could not find a thing on it.
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http://www.gladiatorcomputers.com/acatalog/COLORSIT_Power_Supplies.html

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Not sure that that gives much info on it but ill look for more info
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Ive ben reading about the pci express graphics cards also, and aparently they arte all 6 pin connectors not 4 . but i foun da site sellign a cable that convertes two of your atx 4 pin connectors into a 6 pin connector. Not sure if this will work well or not but heres the link : http://www.endpcnoise.com/cgi-bin/e/6pin_pci.html
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by:DexTexMex
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However im stil in doubt as to whether the motherboard will be compatiable with the psu :(
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by:DexTexMex
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sorry the 6 pin into a 4 :/ i really should have rememberd to check, but just wanna know if thers a way around it :)
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it is P4 compatible, so that should do it

>>   sorry the 6 pin into a 4 :/ i really should have rememberd to check, but just wanna know if thers a way around it   << what do you mean? the 4-9-pin plug i mentioned comes from the PSU, and connects to the motherboard
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by:DexTexMex
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i mean i havent checked to see if my psu has a 6 pin plug on it, ill look now
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it would seee i do :P
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Just didnt know if it was pci express ready
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Ok then ?
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looks like it should be ok , thanks for help :)
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