24-pin PSU on a 16-pin motherboard

By warlock10101
Jun 3, 2010
  1. Hi i was wondering if anybody knew if a 24 pin psu would work on a 16 pin motherboard connector

    Thanx in advance
  2. JMMD

    JMMD TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 854

    I'm not familiar with a 16 pin power connector on a motherboard. Are you sure it's not a 20 pin?
  3. warlock10101

    warlock10101 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    sory my mistake got a 24 pin connector
  4. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    24 pin can be unplugged or reset to 20 pin... not 16 pin.
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