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Safe to use ATX PSU on a motherboard with an EATX power connector?

Q: Safe to use ATX PSU on a motherboard with an EATX power connector?

HI, I was wondering if it is safe to use an atx psu on a motherboard with an eatx power connector. The motherboard has a 24-pin eatx and a 4-pin atx 12v connector. I bought the motherboard and started using an atx psu and everything seems to work ok then realized after it was an eatx power connector on the motherboard. Are there eatx psu's? Thanks

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A: Safe to use ATX PSU on a motherboard with an EATX power connector?

EATX is a form factor (12"x13") not a power connector. I'm assuming you are talking about using a PSU with a 20 pin (old ATX) connector with a newer motherboard that has a 24 pin (current ATX) connector. If that is the case you will need to consult your motherboard's manual. Some 24 pin boards run fine with only 20 pins some don't. The issue is that each pin in only rated to carry a certain amount of current (Amps). If you overload one of these pins your risk burning or melting the ATX connector on either the PSU, Motherboard, or both.

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/safe-to-use-atx-psu-on-a-motherboard-with-an-eatx-power-connector.181034/
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A:Motherboard POwer Connector Help!?

Yes you need to plug in both. There are adapters that convert the 4 pin Molex to a 4 pin 12V connector. Try a google search.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/motherboard-power-connector-help.980129/
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A:Motherboard power connector

Just checking but did you also plug in the P4 12V ATX connector on the motherboard?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/motherboard-power-connector.157577/
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A:ASUS P4T motherboard and AUX power connector

From that article, I take that it can work without it.
I have an old psu that has a power lead like that, but it's only 230w.
Maybe some psus still have that connector.

Edit: I found one psu that has the 6pin aux connector. Fortron 350w
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ShowI...350-60PN-R1 ATX12V 350W Power Supply - Retail
It's on the right of the pic.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817104966

Another one.
Antec true 430w
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ShowI...=Antec TRUE430 ATX 430W Power Supply - Retail
The connector is 3rd from the left.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817103908
 

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You wont do any damage, possibly won't power up.
There are adapters to change from 20pin to 24 pin http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?ModuleNo=46201
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/motherboard-power-supply-main-connector.787904/
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I have people bring towers in quite often for testing. It takes 20-30 minutes and the cost should be minimal perhaps $25-$30. You need to find out if your problem is with the power supply or the motherboard.
 

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A:DELL Inspiron 13-7368 power connector for portable power unit

No one knows at all?

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A:Solved: power on pins on power connector

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A:Using a 20+4 pin connector with a 24 Pin Motherboard

I'm faily sure that that wont work!! You can however buy an adapter to do the job!!!!
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/using-a-20-4-pin-connector-with-a-24-pin-motherboard.62938/
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A:PSU with no 4-pin connector to motherboard

What does the Corsair TX850 manual say ? Is there a 8pin split connector coming out of the PSU ?

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A:Motherboard Pin Connector

Hello Kelvin,

Yes, you would connect the new 24-pin PSU connection to the board with all 24 pins. Depending on the PSU you get, it may a one piece 24-pin or 20+4 pin connection. Here's some more detailed information about the ATX motherboard standard and 24-pin connections to help out more with this.

ATX - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hope this helps,
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http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/276548-motherboard-pin-connector.html
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A:AUX connector on Motherboard

But why would you want to?

The audio connection is only normally used for analogue sound, and thats rarely needed these days. All sound streams from a DVD are usually digital, and carried with the IDE data cable to the best of my knowledge.

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A:Burned connector between motherboard and psu

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817104953

A motherboard would be about $110
I think the 8400 has a motherboard that's in between atx and micro atx, so you'd probably have to get a micro atx board to get it to fit. It might have to have some modification to get the power button/leds to work with the new board. Here's a micro atx board that should work.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813131545



I'd probably replace the power supply first, and if that fixes the problem, good, but if not then replace the motherboard as well. Hopefully it didn't also mess up the cpu or ram or anything, or it could get very expensive.





amber light ? Blinking amber indicates a problem with an installed device; solid amber indicates an internal power problem (Click to expand...

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim8400/SM/specs.htm#wp1052308

Read this as well concerning light colors/meanings.
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim8400/SM/adtshoot.htm#wp1053720
 

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A:Motherboard 9-Pin Front-Panel Connector

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A:C Drive Connected to Motherboard SATA Connector 3 Instead of 0.

It makes no difference whatsoever. Upon booting, when the POST has completed, providing that you have a bootable OS present, the system will boot from that disk regardless of which motherboard connector it is attached to (or if it is attached to an expansion card, like mine is). On one of my older systems, I couldn't use ports 0 and 1 because they were obscured by my graphics card. There was no problem in booting with the drive attached to one of the other ports.

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A:Connector pin broken but charger still works, safe...

If it is still warrantied, you could likely get it replaced as a defective component.Power bricks are inexpensive to replace, and whenever you have any future issue with your ThinkPad, you're always going to wonder whether or not the glaringly missing pin contributed to it.If you live in the USA, it will be easy to replace if you look locally or even order an inexpensive aftermarket model on Amazon.If you really like living on the edge of uncertainty by using electrical devices with broken components then keep on using it.



Signature:Let us know what happened,and share your solutions so others may benefit from our experiences. "It doesn't really matter what kind of computers I own since right now the conversation is about the problems on the computers that YOU OWN!" -Mark Twain

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/Connector-pin-broken-but-charger-still-works-safe-to-use/td-p/845523
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A:3 pin or 4 pin power connector- HELP!

The fan has a four pin power connector which must be looking like the power connector used to plug IDE HDD's or DVD/CD ROM's.
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A:8 pin CPU power connector

To be honest I wouldn't risk it. If too much power is drawn there is a chance that either the PSU, Motherboard, or CPU could be damaged and when you have spent that much on new parts it is worth waiting the extra week to make sure that you don't mess anything up. It may work for a while but in the long term it can't be good for the board/cpu/psu.

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A:ATX 12v power connector

you're PSU might have blown.. Replace that first.

If its a crappy generic PSU, then it could have taken more than just itself out when your power cut.
 

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A:24 Volt connector wont fully connect to Motherboard

I think it is not 24 volts. it is a 24-pin(also labelled as 20+4pin) , 12volts main power connector.
the slots are designed so that the power connector will slide into the slot to form like a 'lock and key'. to remove it.
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edit, any moderator: please delete this post.
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A:Solved: New Motherboard + Front Panel Connector Confusion

Most probably should work by:
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A:Brand new XPS 8900, motherboard USB3.0 connector issue

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the black wires on the connectors go next to each other, the large clips on the ps connector clip over the low side of the mobo connector, while the smaller row of tabs go into the slots at the high side.
 

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A:power supply connector

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2 connectors with 2 rows of 6 each is for an AT.

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A:Mobo power connector

partofthechaos said:





Hi, I am tying to sort a PC for a friend. The PSU appears to be fried, so swapped that for a spare one. The spare provides power to the mobo in that the on board LED lights up, AGP powered fan spins up, as does the CPU fan and the case fan. However this is as far as I get, the is no video output. I am wondering if the mobo is fried too. One other thought is that the 20 pin connector on the original PSU contains 20 cables, whereas on newer PSUs there are only 19. Could it be that as the PC was built with a PSU which provided 20 cables into the 20 pin connector that a 20 pin connector fron a newer PSU which only contains 19 cables might not work? Sorry if this is a bit garbled.Click to expand...

what mobo is it? does it have an additional 4 pin power connector? or an additional 8 pin power connector?

The more specs you can provide the better.
 

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A:Laptop power connector gets hot

General information: A conductor that gets overly hot is being required to conduct more current than the conductor is capable of conducting.

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some say it works: 6 Pin to 8 Pin - Graphics-Cards - Graphic-Displays
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A:6+2 pin power connector into 8 pin socket?

Realistically you can use any 12v connections as long as they will fit in the socket, which is where you would find the problem.

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12v 12v
GND GND
for the 4-pin
and
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A:PC won't start up with cpu power connector plugged in!

Something is connected incorrectly, or something has failed, such as a power supply.
Sever components, when configured incorrectly, will cause the fan to turn 1/4 to 1 turn when you press the start button, then quit because an error is detected in the hardware.
 

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A:Z420 ATX Power Connector Pinout

Hi,I'm trying to do the same thing. Could you share the information if you have figured out how to do this? Thanks

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A:Smart-pin power connector HP 6715s

Simple, the AC Adapter jack contains a center pin and a grounding ring. 19 volts to the center pin. If someone stuck a screwdriver into the jack, it is trashed. Hopefully the motherboard isn't damaged too.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/smart-pin-power-connector-hp-6715s.137840/
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A:Laptop power connector is broke

laptop dc power connector protector

A tip for laptop owners. After trashing two Toshiba laptops due to continual problems with the DC power plug connection, I discovered a quick, cheap ($6) fix that is being offered on ebay. It won't repair existing problems but it will prevent future problems by simply removing the stress put on the DC cord that eventually cracks the solder on the mother board or prevents good contact within the connector itself. Suggest that laptop owners consider this to prevent an expensive repair later. It is adaptable to any laptop/notebook and can be viewed at ebay by querying "DC power jack protector".
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/laptop-power-connector-is-broke.30630/
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A:Reparing Laptop power connector

CAn you post a photo of it? You might have to unseal the box and resolder the connections.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/reparing-laptop-power-connector.1004175/
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A:Radeon x1650 pci-e -- no power connector?

Then it don't need it if there is no female power connector. I have a 7600 GT that does not have one and was surprised by that as well. They ship "general" directions with the card. that does not mean that the directions are specific to that card.
Is there an issue with the card? is it not working?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/radeon-x1650-pci-e-no-power-connector.531095/
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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Power-Connector-Question-parts/td-p/5765643
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A:I want to change the power supply, but can a 8-pin connector...

@Kevin828, welcome to the forum. If you look at the "Specifications" in the link that you provided, you will see that it lists a 1 x 4+4 - Pin - ATX12V connector.  This means that you will use one of the 4-Pin connectors only. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/I-want-to-change-the-power-supply-but-can-a-8-pin-connector/td-p/5840894
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Cheers in advanced.
 

A:GeForce 7900GS Power Connector?

I have the same card.
Yes it will make a difference.
There should be a 6 pin power plug on the end of that card
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/geforce-7900gs-power-connector.940982/
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A:Power Connector on Slim DVDRW

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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Power-Connector-on-Slim-DVDRW/td-p/5714872
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A:Solved: Mobo Power connector

1.2. Key Changes for ATX12V Version 2.0 and later as Compared with ATX and Pervious Versions of ATX12V Power Supply

This section briefly summarizes the major changes made to this document that now defines ATX12V power supply. With the move to 12V voltage regulators for the processor, ATX guidelines for 5V as main power are no longer provided.

1.2.1. Increased +12 VDC output capability
System components that use 12V are continuing to increase in power. In cases where expected current requirements is greater than 18A a second 12 V rail should be made available. ATX12V power supplies should be designed to accommodate these increased +12 VDC currents.

1.2.2. Minimum Efficiency
Minimum measured efficiency is required to be 70% at full and typical (~50%) load and 60% at light (~20%) load. New recommended guidance has been added to provide direction for future requirements.

2.03 is the current version of the ATX Specification as of this writing. Future references to the ATX Specification in this document imply version 2.03 or later, as applicable. ATX12V Power Supply Design Guide 8

1.2.3. Main Power Connector:
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1.2.4. Separate current limit for 12V2 on the 2x2 connector:
The 12V rail on the 2 x 2 power connector should be a separate current limited output to meet the requirements of UL and EN 60950.

Here's the document that may explain it better: http://www.formfactors.org/developer\specs\ATX12V PSDG2.01.pdf
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-mobo-power-connector.364784/
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Danny
 

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A:ATX power connector appears BURNT

If you don't already have some. Buy some surge protectors.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/atx-power-connector-appears-burnt.78412/
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I've got an old 750 GB HDD (SATA) which will be fine for file serving (multi-media). It's got the standard SATA connectors (both the small one (data) and the power connector but it's ALSO got the 4 pin power connectors that you get with older IDE drives (Molex ??)

Do I need to connect BOTH power sockets or just ignore the older 4-pin IDE type connector.

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Any ideas -- I'm minded just to connect the two SATA cables and ignore the other one.

Cheers
jimbo

A:SATA disk with OLD (4 pin) power connector

Hey Jimbo,

It included both for backwards compatibility at the time, but you would only want to connect one of the power connections and not both. Both could fry the drive.

I would recommend to use the SATA power and data connections.

Found this for fun: Which power connector to use with a Raptor Serial ATA drive

http://www.eightforums.com/drivers-hardware/49971-sata-disk-old-4-pin-power-connector.html
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Hardware:
I have been using HP Pavillion DV6220TX since 2007.

Problem:
The problem is that I have to move the power adapter pin in various direction applying pressure in different angles until the blue ring lights up

Background:
Since 2007 I have already changed the power connector board twice. I have bought the board off ebay and changed it myself. The problem has re-surfaced once again.

Question:
Does anyone know if I can use any other type of power adapter board? I think the design of the recommended board (431446-001) is flawed and gets damaged very quickly.

Thanks in advance.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dv6220-power-connector-board.971467/
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A:Possible to disable power connector warning?

Hello GeneS Welcome to the Ten Forums!

While plug was replaced the connector on the system board itself wasn't and when you inadvertently kicked the cord off and that pulled the plug out you likely saw the other end being the internal connected tugged and may now be seeing a loose solder point. Or the connector itself got a little stretched on the inside of that as the plug was yanked out at an angle.

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A:Solved: Only 1 Sata Power Connector

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=570342&CatId=468
Is this all you need?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-only-1-sata-power-connector.644562/
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A:Possible to disable power connector warning?

Hello GeneS Welcome to the Ten Forums!

While plug was replaced the connector on the system board itself wasn't and when you inadvertently kicked the cord off and that pulled the plug out you likely saw the other end being the internal connected tugged and may now be seeing a loose solder point. Or the connector itself got a little stretched on the inside of that as the plug was yanked out at an angle.

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A:Precision T3500 Motherboard documentation (Front Panel connector spec)

.As with most Dells there is a proprietary Front Panel Board and 20 pin or more ribbon cable.

Dell Precision WorkStation T3500 I/O Panel Assembly with USB Audio I/O Control Panel, 29" Internal Audio Cable D/PN X389H, Front Panel Cable D/PN JN454, and Mounting Bracket, Dell M884G, MC532.
http://www.txcesssurplus.com/servlet/the-8929/Dell-M884G-Precision-T3500/Detail

 

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19589015