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what is the i difference between the 20/24 and the 20?
could I use a 20/24 on my 20 pin mobo?
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the only difference is that 20/24 pin power supply supports both 20-pin and 24-pin ATX factor mobos...
The 4 pins are optional, for possible upgrade in the future to 24-pins PSU.
So the answer is yes...
Although there are several motherboards for PC nuts that are especially picky about power supplies, such as my DFI for instance.
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yeah the 20+4 pin psus are actually the new 24pin atx standard. they just make it so you can disconnect the extra 4 pins and use it w/ an older mobo.

that is the best option as when you upgrade your cpu/mobo you'll already have a psu that will work.
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