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where to plug the P3 connector

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where do I plug the P3 connector from the power supply into my computer...I just replaced my power supply and cannot find where to connect the P3 cord
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Best and safest bet is to just check the manual for your motherboard.
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P3 is an optional connector - Your motherboard may not have a plug for it. Are you sure it was plugged in with your previous power supply? What is the model of the motherboard?
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The P3 connector is an 8-pin connector for cpu power - some motherboards have an 8-pin socket, while others have the 4-pin one.  Use one or the other, as appropriate for your motherboard.
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Hi,

Were you able to find the info you needed?
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