Convert a 5 volt molex to 3 3 Tags: Power Supplies SSD Desktops Components Last response: July 28, 2010 7:40 PM in Components Share Anonymous a b ) Power supply July 26, 2010 10:53:23 PM Hi I want to use a 3.3 volt SSD drive on a desk top system; what is the best way to go from the 5 volt that the desktop will throw out to 3.3 volt? hope you can help More about : convert volt molex hunter315 a c 289 ) Power supply July 26, 2010 11:03:53 PM I find it unlikely that an SSD is being powered by a 4 pin molex power connector. I would expect it to be a SATA power connector which would have the right pins to power that drive. Paperdoc a b ) Power supply July 27, 2010 3:29:53 PM Yeah, as hunter315 suggests, use the correct power supply in the first place. Trying to adapt a 5.0 VDC supply to a 3.3 VDC SSD is much too complicated for an amateur to work out without risking permanent damage to the expensive SSD unit. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jsc a c 144 ) Power supply July 28, 2010 7:40:52 PM I know how I would do if I had to, but there's no point in encouraging the newbs to do something they really shouldn't. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedI have two 3 pin fans what do i need to buy to convert the 3 pin into molex Forum SolvedConvert Molex 3 or 4 pin fan to USB port Forum SolvedWhy GPUs and CPUs need to convert 12 volt power to 1-1.5 volts? Forum SolvedHow do I convert USB headphones to 3.5mm jacks? Forum 5 fans, 2 molex to (4) 3pin fan splitter/connector. only 2 fans run. Forum SolvedConvert internal 3.5" HDD to external without AC plug? Forum GA-990XA-UD3 - 5 volt PCI slots? Forum X4 955 3.8 ghz at 1.5 volt?? Forum Gforce 4 ti 4600 - 1.5 or 3.3 volt? Forum GeForce4 Ti4600- 3.3Volt or 5 Volt AGP?? Forum Can I convert optical audio to 3.5mm analogue audio? Forum I converted my Antec 900 fans from Molex to 3-pin Forum Convert 3.5mm plug to dual 3.5mm mic/audio Forum SolvedIs this a good 3Volt battery for my motherboard? Forum SolvedCan you use molex fans with a 3/4 pin plug? Forum SolvedI have a Rosewill Challenger case with 3 fans but my mobo only has 2 chassis headers. If I run 1 fan on molex would that affec Forum How do i convert a cat3 cable to cat 5 Forum Convert 3 5mm to s/pdif Forum Convert 3 5mm stereo to RJ11 audio Forum Can i convert my mac g5 into a Intel Dual-Core Xeon 5160 3 GHz Processor Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !