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Old 09-06-2005, 05:17 PM   #1
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Default Another PSU problem

Ok so while installing my PSU, i found out that my motherboard has a 24 pin connection while my new PSU has a 20 pin connection. Now i have to replace it but what is the main difference between 20 pin and 24 pin connectors for PSU. Thanks.
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Old 09-06-2005, 05:22 PM   #2
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you should still be able to use that PSU. i don't know about your motherboard but on my motherboard there are 4 pins that are optinal.
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Old 09-06-2005, 05:28 PM   #3
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Default Re: Another PSU problem

get a 20 pin to 24 pin converter, such as this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16812201001
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Default Re: Another PSU problem

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you should still be able to use that PSU. i don't know about your motherboard but on my motherboard there are 4 pins that are optinal.
Depends on the mobo, but yes some have 24 pin and they work also with a 20 pin wire. Just check which 4 pins are the optional ones.
And yes, the 20 pin to 24 pin converter will definately work, but if the mobo accepts 20 pin too then no need to buy anything.
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