8 pin power connector on MB Tags: Homebuilt Power Systems Last response: September 16, 2011 11:03 PM in Systems Share cokedrinker September 16, 2011 9:57:54 PM Hello, I have a psu with only 4 connectors but have 8 pins on my mb, i have an adaptor but does not seem to match connections - can anyone advise? More about : pin power connector mcnumpty23 September 16, 2011 11:03:43 PM put the 4 pin in the half of the 8 pin socket it fits--chances are your psu is rather old if it doesnt have an 8 pin motherboard connector as long as your not overclocking or running a really high powered cpu it should run fine Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources My MB needs a 8 pin power connector but I have only 4 Forum XFX 9800GT GPU & 780i XFX MB ... 8pin power connector issue? Forum 8 pin mobo power connector Forum 8-pin MB connector , important? Forum 8-pin vs 4- pin CPU Power Connector Forum Is it ok to use an 8 pin CPU power connector for a I3-540? Forum D975xbx 8 pin power connector Forum Motherboard 8 pin power connector question. Forum Heatsink requires 4 pin power connector and mobo only has a 8 pin Forum [Resolved] Why a 4 pin and 8 pin 12 volt power connector ? Forum Do Quad Core CPUs need an 8-pin cpu power connector ? Forum P4 MB power for case fan? 8-pin is parallel and in use Forum Connector 8 PIN Forum Clarification of the 8-pin EATX12V connector Forum Xps 720 only has 6 pin connectors. Need 8 pin connector for gtx 580. Forum AMD A6 APU 4- pin vs. 8-pin connector Forum No 8 pin connector in my psu Forum Question about 8 to 4 pin cpu connector Forum Opinions and price of this PSU........... Forum How do i power a 4 pin connector cpu fan Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !