Closed Does ATX consume more power than Micro ATX? Tags: Motherboards ATX Power Last response: December 14, 2011 6:10 PM in Motherboards Share Setzera December 14, 2011 6:25:04 AM Does ATX consume more power than Micro ATX with the same things attached? More about : atx consume power micro atx Best solution danraies a b V Motherboard December 14, 2011 6:38:17 AM Nope. Your power usage comes from peripherals and a good majority comes from your cpu and your graphics card(s) which are all on the +12V rail of your PSU. A standard ATX board can support more expansion so more things takes up more power, but with the same things attached they will draw the same power. Setzera December 14, 2011 6:43:10 AM Best answer selected by SeTZerA. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Setzera December 14, 2011 6:43:23 AM Thanks! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMicro-ATX Gaming Build ForumMicro-ATX Power Supllies...future? ForumMicro ATX desktop cases ForumPowerful Mini ATX - Micro ATX build Forum[New Build] Micro ATX GTX 690 ForumAny issues with this Micro ATX build? Forumcan micro atx power supply power on 8800gt, 9600gt, or ati 3850. ForumMicro ATX or not ? ForumMicro ATX vs. Standard ATX ? ForumLooking to build a new gaming rig, mini ITX/ micro ATX ? ForumMicro atx mobo with built in graphics ForumMicro ATX Question ForumMicro ATX $700-900 Budget gaming office PC ForumMini-ITX/ Micro-ATX/Mid-tower(ATX ) size comparision? ForumWill this PSU fit in my case ( micro ATX ) ForumPlease help! struggling to select build components for micro atx ForumHigh-End SFF Gaming Case ( micro ATX ) - a way to keep it cool? ForumIntel i5 3550p & AS Rock Z77 PRO 3 ForumMotherboard won't power up. ForumDoes p4m900t-m support SATA speed autonegotiation More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !