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20-pin ATX PSU and a 24-pin EATX mobo

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by adulaamin, Jan 21, 2012.

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    Yes. As long as it has a 4 pin 12v plug next to the CPU
     
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    most likely. try it... worst thing that will happen is it may not power up. but im pretty sure it will
     
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    no negative effects whatsoever? i also plan on running the PC 24/7... :)
     
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    Well you dint say what CPU your using. But as long as its not the higher end and you don't overclock. The only negative effects would be heat. It will be fine. You can run a 24 pin off of 20 pins. Just don't force it in the wrong holes
     
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    it'll be fine at those power levels. just make sure you connect the extra 4 pin near the CPU socket.
     
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    7750BE... it will stay on stock... :)


    I got the pc running... thanks for all the input... TPU rocks :rockout: :)
     
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    The main thing you want to avoid when only using a 20pin on a 24pin is a GPU that pulls a full 75w from the PCIe socket.
     
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    I'll only be using the onboard so I think I'm ok :)... I'll try crunching with and see how it goes... It'll only serve as a small file server anyways... :)
     
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