I recently bought a new mobo, a Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD3 with an i5 750 processor.
The manual says that the use of the 2x4 12V connector is required or the pc won't boot, which indeed it doesn't. However my PSU, which is an Antec SU380 (http://www.silentpcreview.com/article592-page1.html
) doesn't have a 2x4 cable but instead a 2x2 and 2 2x3 cables, one of which saying PCI-E. Also, the mobo manual recommends a PSU of 500W or greater, "to meet expansion requirements" but mine is only 380W.
I've seen people saying it's possible to use two 2x2 cables instead of the one 2x4, but I only have one. In my situation, is there something I can do with my current PSU or do I need a new one?
Thanks in advance.