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Old 11-15-2004, 11:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, so I ordered an ATI Radeon 9800 so I need a new power supply(old 250W). I have a compaq presario 5000 running on 768mb ram/gForce2 mx 400/WD 120gig HD. I ordered a Demon 580W power supply only to find out that it would not plug into the mobo...(came with a 20 pin connecter mobo has is a 24 maybe more)So I'm currently searching for an adapter. Or do I just need to order another power supply?

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Old 11-15-2004, 03:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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some power supplies are for Pentium, some are for AMD, I think. I don't know if there is an adapter, but if you got your PSU from a store or newegg, exchange it for another one. That is kind of weird because PSU's should be compatible with most motherboards. You should also post your Mobo so we know...

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Old 11-15-2004, 11:32 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Tooootally had the same problem with my old Compaq. I know there is a converter out there, I believe its 20 to 24 pin. Try ebay.
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