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 Share 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 Micro-ATX Gaming Build Forum Micro-ATX Power Supllies...future? Forum Micro ATX desktop cases Forum Powerful Mini ATX - Micro ATX build Forum [New Build] Micro ATX GTX 690 Forum Any issues with this Micro ATX build? Forum can micro atx power supply power on 8800gt, 9600gt, or ati 3850. Forum Micro ATX or not ? Forum Micro ATX vs. Standard ATX ? Forum Looking to build a new gaming rig, mini ITX/ micro ATX ? Forum Micro atx mobo with built in graphics Forum Micro ATX Question Forum Micro ATX $700-900 Budget gaming office PC Forum Mini-ITX/ Micro-ATX/Mid-tower(ATX ) size comparision? Forum Will this PSU fit in my case ( micro ATX ) Forum Please help! struggling to select build components for micro atx Forum High-End SFF Gaming Case ( micro ATX ) - a way to keep it cool? Forum Intel i5 3550p & AS Rock Z77 PRO 3 Forum Motherboard won't power up. Forum Does p4m900t-m support SATA speed autonegotiation Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !