Date: November 10th, 2005
Article by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: OCZ
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PRODUCT PICTORIAL & WALKTHROUGH (cont'd)
Next we move onto this rat's nest containing connections of all shapes, sizes and voltages. As you can see in the photo, there shouldn't be a problem with the amount of connections or the power cable lengths. Let's dive in a little more.
The first cables are the main 20/24 pin motherboard connection which measures in at over 15inches long. Both cables are protect by plastic mesh and should withstand anything a normal computer builder can subject it to. So how does this one connection become a 24pin or a 20pin?
If you don't require the extra 4 pins, you can just easy slide the extra four connection from the main 20pin cable and separate it out of the way. Simple and easy.
The other 20 inch long main channels are also mesh protected and have shrink wrapped ends for extra safety. Everything is safe, secure, and extremely well made.
On either side of the photo you have two dedicated four pin molex channels for a hard drive or perhaps an externally power videocard. I really like using these for my computer components when I need a stable power feed with no other components mooching off of the line.
The light blue connector is for the new P4 8 pin motherboard connection but if you still have only the four pin connection, you can easily separate this connector into two four pin connections. To the right of the 8 pin is your standard PCI Express power connection for your videocard if needed. Also remember, there is an adapter that will have you setup if you are using an SLI system. Overall, everything is covered and nothing in my mind was missing.
The 32 inch long accessory channels are comprised of:
- Six / 4pin Molex Connections
- Two / SATA Hard drive Connections
- Two / Floppy Connections
As said earlier, you shouldn't really have the need for much more than what this power supply has to offer. With the testbed completely hooked up, I had loads of unused connections.