Failure to use the appropriate power supply (below) with Intel® 945G and 945P Express Chipset-based Intel Desktop Boards and/or not connecting the 12 V (2x2) power connector to the desktop board may result in damage to the board, or the system may not function properly.
Major changes include:
|Platform Compatibility Guide
||Power Supply Requirements |
||12V2 rating of 16 A continuous and 19 A peak current for 10mS|
||12V2 rating of 13 A continuous and 16.5 A peak current for 10mS|
|04B or 04A
||ATX12V (version 2.0 or greater) compliant Power Supply|
- 2x10 (20-pin) main power connector is now 2x12 (24-pin).
- Serial ATA (SATA) connectors are now required to support SATA hard drives.
Connecting 2x12 Power Supply Cables
Use of a power supply providing a 2x12 power connector is recommended. The figure below shows the location of the power connectors for a 2x12 power supply.
- Connect the 12 V processor core voltage power supply cable to the 2x2 connector.
- Connect the main 2x12 power supply cable to the 2x12 connector.
For additional details on power supply design specifications, refer to http://www.formfactors.org/.
This applies to: