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Motherboards Lars, I dislodged the connectors when replacing the battery. On th motherboard and do not wish to plug to the wrong pins. Thanks

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SOURCE: Pin numbers of the USB2 connector on motherboard.

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SOURCE: Gigabyte Motherboard USB Connection

the motherboard manual should have a pin out diagram in the manual for all the pin headers showing you exactly where things go....

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SOURCE: inno3d 9800gt is it compatible with asus p5vd2-mx motherboards?

What I beleive is your problem is that a single 4Pin connector doesn't provide enough of the right power connections. I have a 9600GT and like you my PSU doesn't have a 6pin connector. But fortunately for me the manufacturer of my card (BFG) had the Foresight to include the adapter that I need (Which was a Y cable with 2 4pin (Molex) connectors to one 6pin (PCIe) connector.

First thing I'd do is check ALL of your packaging to see if your manufacturer also included such an adapter. It may be hiding (Taped to the inside of the cardboard packaging or stuffed in a bag with papers/warranty info)

Retail boxes usually list the parts included so you can look to see if a "duplex molex to PCIe" is on it.
If this search proves futile, you might check at your local PC hardwarestore (Best buy, Circuit city, or if you have a specialty store like MilwaukeePC here in Milwaukee)

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SOURCE: Inno3d 9800gt is it compatible with asus p5vd2-mx motherboards?

hELLO THERE:
I would contact the manufacture of the board and explain your problem with them to se if there is any compatability issues there but i really dont think there should be any problems
best regards mike
(usn retired)

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SOURCE: acer m464 front panel connectors

Sorry in the 1st instance for my lack of specific knowledge when it comes to ACER hardware.

Is the model of your MOTHERBOARD - Acer m464?

If so do you happen to still have a manual that came with the motherboard?

Sometimes you can see the pinout in white writing on the mainboard itself near the connector block... have a close look and see if it is there.

The pin out for the connector block will definately be in the mainboard manual. If you don't have the manual then you'll need to do a little searching for it... I'm sure a .pdf of it will be floating around... i guess start at the ACER site.

On the rack mount chassis, are the plastic chassis connectors grouped (ie. 2 wires into 1 connecter for pwr led, etc) or are they individual single pin connectors?

Either way for each group, one should have a little TRIANGLE on the opposing side to the writing. Conventionally this is your positive (+) pin when looking at the pinout diagram. Ensure you have correct polarity for all ur connections obviously.

See how you go mate.


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