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K here is the scenario.
My girlfriend has a crappy crappy HP slimline computer. She wants to get rid of this thing as soon as she has her new computer built, but she doesnt just want to thow it out, nor does she want to use any of the parts because they are not really worth re-using for any of our future computer plans. She wants to sell the entire computer.

The problem is, the way the case is set up now makes it overheat (the space inside the computer is very tiny.)

She wants to buy it a cheap new ATX case that i can do some small time mods on to make it have better airflow to up the value.
The other problem is that to do that she would need to have an ATX psu. A standard 20(4) pin connector on an atx psu is too big for the 20(4) pin input on the motherboard in her computer.

What i want to know is this. Is there an adapter to shrink the 20(4) pin conection from the atx psu to the 20(4) pin motherboard connection.


IF not, is it possilble for me to attach the wires from the ATX psu to the male 20(4) pin connection comming from the HP psu.

Input please
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wait, what, pictures would help
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All ATX 20/24 pin connectors plug into their respective slots on the motherboard...
That's the definition of a "standard," in this case the ATX standard.

It is definitely not worth it to mod the computer for sale. Craigslisters don't care, they just want cheap goods.
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yea some hp computers use a "small" proprietary version of the 24 pin mb connector

second one down bud

http://www.power-on.com/connectors-adapters-oem.html
    
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Originally Posted by Vlasov_581 View Post
yea some hp computers use a "small" proprietary version of the 24 pin mb connector

second one down bud

http://www.power-on.com/connectors-adapters-oem.html
**** I could kiss you!
Thanks from me and my girlfriend a ton ^^ +rep to you.
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