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I am planning to buy a graphics card that says " ATX v2.0 compliant PSU Required for PCI-E" how do i know if i have an ATX V2.0 compliant PSU?
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is the main connector of your psu atx connector 20 or 24 pin? ATX is 20pin and ATX2.0 is 24pin Also, the new standard requires more amps on the 12v rail(s)
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it is a 20-pin. Would i also have to find a compatible motherboard then? i was planning to get the

"Abit KN8 nForce4 (Socket 939) PCI-Express Motherboard (MB-086-AB)
HyperTransport technology, which delivers a 2GHz effective system bus, is a high-speed, low latency, point-to-point link designed to increase the communication speed between integrated circuits in computers, servers, embedded systems, and networking and telecommunications equipment up to 48 times faster than some existing technologies.

- NVIDIA NF4
- 2GHz HT
- Dual DDR400
- NV SATA RAID
- NV GbE
- NV Firewall"

Would this be ok for a 24-pin connector, or not?
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