atx mobo with atx12v psu Tags: Power Supplies ATX Components Last response: May 19, 2007 8:59 AM in Components Share stcyryn May 19, 2007 5:56:22 AM is it possible to use an atx12v psu with an atx mobo? i'm pretty sure i know the answer but want to check lookin for new psu so i can get a new vid card but don't have enough money to upgrade to pci-x mobo so need a power supply that will work with my either 7900GTX or x1950xtx vid card and atx mobo only ones i found that looked like reliable psu's were ati12v or eps12v (think that's what they were) so if this won't work anybody recommend a reliable psu for 600-700W that is under $200 thx More about : atx mobo atx12v psu stcyryn May 19, 2007 7:03:33 AM cool is there any special way i need to connect it or will it connect like a normal atx psu? stcyryn May 19, 2007 7:21:21 AM ok will do ... was asking because i read online somewhere it would work but the 24-pin connect would have 4 pins sticking over so wasn't sure how it would connect exactly but thank you for the info and i will definitely read up on it Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Mugz May 19, 2007 8:59:45 AM 24-pin ATX power supply will go into a 20-pin socket on the mobo, just have four pins extra. Nothing to worry about, the extra 4 pins are for PCI-Express usage, apparently. Er, insert appropriate smart and unpleasantly insulting answer here? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources PSU's 8-pin EPS12v power connector to Mobo's 8-pin ATX12v power connector??? Forum 8-pin EPS12V PSU with a 4-pin ATX12V Mobo - Need help Forum ATX12V Connector - Mobo uses 4 pin but PSU has 8 pin Forum SolvedPSU EPS12v x ATX12v Forum SolvedWill this ATX12V PSU fit in this MicroATX Computer Case? Forum SolvedATX12V or ESP12V PSU cord Forum SolvedAsus MoBo (4pin ATX12V or 4+4pin ATX12V) Forum SolvedATX12v PSU Guide doesn't mention be quiet Forum SolvedCorsair GS800 PSU and ATX12v motherboard Forum New PSU - PC Wont Boot with ATX12V plugged in HELP! Forum SolvedMotherboard ATX12V socket does not match PSU ATX12V plug Forum SolvedPSU Compatible with ATX12V v2.2 Asus P8Z68-V PRO Forum SolvedI5-3570 / Radeon 7850 build, NEED PSU HELP! Antec 550w ATX12V Forum SolvedConnecting PSU Cables to the ATX12V Power Forum SolvedATX12V PSU for ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 Forum SolvedIs the Corsair CX600 PSU ATX12V compatible? Forum EPS12V Sleeved Cable to an ATX12V Mobo? Forum Does this PSU have 4+4 pin ATX12V or 8 pin? Forum MOBO ATX-12V 4pin & 8pin difference? Forum Is it ok to plug in eps12v 8pin into atx12v on this PS and Mobo..? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !