ATX12V and ATX questions

By JohnnyDollar
Oct 12, 2008
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  1. whats the difference and do they work interchangably. in other words can i use an ATX12V on a dell 4700. This really confuses me sorry.
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 18,353

    Advanced Technology Extended

    ATX — 20 pin connector (Used for all of pentium range)

    ATX12V 2.2 — One 24-pin connector, one ATX12V 4 pin connector. Main Power Connector changed from 20 pin to 24 pin to support PCI-Express requirements.

    More info here
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