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20pin psu to 24

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Ok this maybe a stupid thing to do but does any one out there kno how to kinda ghettorig a 20 pin psu to work on a 24 pin?
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i have plugged a 20 pin in to a 24 pin mobo but i say you get an adapter there like 5-10 bucks
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Here is an 20 to 24 pin adapter

http://www.xoxide.com/20-to-24-pin-adapter.html

Hope that works!

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16812200064
Thats what you need. Edit: damn got beat.
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thx all i was about to deface my psu lol i feel dumb
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post #6 of 7
If your plan to get that 8600GT, you have to get a true 24 pin ATX PSU, those extra 4 pin that were added to the 20 pin is used to power PCI-E cards.
post #7 of 7
you can get an adapter to make a 20 pin PSU a 24 pin...

and on some motherboard you can still just plug the 20 pin into the 24 pin connector... it only fits the right way...
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