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put a 24 pin psu on a 20 pin motherboard ?


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#1 starcraftmaster

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Posted 15 July 2009 - 08:20 AM

hey guys
just need to know if i can put a 24 PIN Powersupply on a mother board that has only 20 PINS?
i seen some things on websites but no so sure yet
do i need a adapter?
if i do then will these do any thing ?

http://www.centrecom.com.au/catalog/produc...oducts_id=27273

http://www.centrecom.com.au/catalog/produc...oducts_id=27274

am gussing not, but i dont know

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Posted 15 July 2009 - 08:24 AM

If you look closely at the connector you should see a score line
You should be able to twist / pry and snap the 4 pins off
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Posted 15 July 2009 - 12:19 PM

If you can't detach the "extra" 4 pin connection as long as it has room without hitting anything you can plug it in & just let the 4 pins hang off to the side.
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Posted 16 July 2009 - 03:36 AM

ok thanks guys




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