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24 pin PSU? Need new mobo

By PaulWuzHere
Apr 10, 2006
  1. Hello, I have an agp board right now. I want to move to pci-x. I also have a nice 20 pin psu. Almost all the pci-x mobos I have found are 24pin. ARe there and adapters or something out there I could use?
     
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Yes there are.

    If you Google for 20 to 24 pin psu adapters, you should find plenty. Typically, they only cost a few dollars.

    Regards Howard :)
     
  3. KingCody

    KingCody TS Evangelist Posts: 992   +8

    yes, yes, here's an example

    before you go ahead and buy one though, you need to be sure that your PSU can handle a PCI-E setup
     
  4. PaulWuzHere

    PaulWuzHere TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 270

    26 amps on the 12 volt and 550 watt should be fine :cool:
     
  5. KingCody

    KingCody TS Evangelist Posts: 992   +8

    yes, that will be more than enough power as long as it's a quality, reputible brand.
     
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