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Old 04-02-2006, 11:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Does a 20+4 Pin Power Supply mean it will work in a 20 pin mobo?

Pretty sure it does and my new 20+4 Pin Power Supply does fit in my motherboards 20 Pin slot just want to make sure I'm not gonna blow my computer up.

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yes, and no you won't

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It will work. The extra 4 pins are so that the PSU is compatable with 24 pin mobos. They are removable so it is compatable with a 20 pin mobo.
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Old 04-03-2006, 02:02 AM   #4 (permalink)
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the extra 4 pins are optional
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