AN8 Fatal1ty 2X12 Pin Power?

Discussion in 'Abit' started by Fred, Feb 25, 2005.

  1. Fred

    Fred Guest

    I just got my AN8 Fatal1ty mobo. It has a 2x2 pin 12v auxiliary power
    plug and a 2x12 pin main power plug. The instructions say to plug in
    the 2x2 and the 2x10 ATX power to the mobo. The 2x10 pin will fit into
    the center of the 2x12 pin plug but that of course leaves 2 pins on
    each side open. The board does not post but I do get a couple fans to
    run and the little red lights light up but no chipset fan or diagnostic
    LED. Any thoughts out there or am I missing something?

    Please help!

    Fred, Feb 25, 2005
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  2. Fred

    Doug Guest

    Directly above the processor is the 2x2 12v plug. Try that.....
    Doug, Feb 26, 2005
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    b*e*a*s*t Guest

  4. Fred

    b*e*a*s*t Guest

    b*e*a*s*t, Feb 28, 2005
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    jay Guest

    You did not read the manual very well Fred.
    It specifically says to plug the 2x10 into the top plugs and leave the
    bottom plugs (12-13 & 23-24) unconnected.
    Hopefully you did not fry something.
    jay, Mar 4, 2005
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    John Lewis Guest

    ..... without an adapter ?????
    Smoked ??

    Probably wrong pins....

    PC-build Novice Error #1 - just skim the docs, then dive in.....
    When connecting up power to a new system, especially if there
    is a socket mismatch ALWAYS check pin-by-pin that the
    proposed hookup gets the right volts to the right pin <before
    connecting up>.That might just mean doing a little search if you
    don't have the power-supply 20-pin-out handy, or just looking at
    the MB manual for a 20-pin motherboard. The voltages expected
    by the 24-pin socket are certainly in the AN8 manual.

    John Lewis
    John Lewis, Mar 4, 2005
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