ATX 12V 4-pin and 8-pin Tags: Power Supplies ATX Components Last response: February 21, 2012 1:54 PM in Components Share mnwmnchld February 21, 2012 12:45:55 PM Hello, PSU I am considering buying has a 4-pin 12V connector and a 8-pin 12V connector. My MB only has a 4-pin connector. Is the 8-pin just optional. Can I just use the 4-pin More about : atx 12v pin pin Rugger a c 158 ) Power supply February 21, 2012 12:59:05 PM Most modern PSUs are compatible with either the 4-pin ATX12V standard or the 8-pin EPS standard. So to answer your question: Yes, you can use the 4-pin ATX12V connector to provide power to your CPU power header on the motherboard. m 0 l mnwmnchld February 21, 2012 1:54:26 PM Thanks m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMotherboard has 4-pin ATX 12v connector and CPU 8pin, Help... Forum SolvedSafe to use an 4-pin to 8-pin 12v ATX power connector? Forum SolvedConverting 8-pin ATX 12V on PSU to 4-pin on CPU? Forum SolvedCan you use an ATX 12v 4-pin power connector on a 8-pin port? Forum Can i use 8-pin connector on 4-pin ATX 12v on my motherboard ? Forum Can you use an ATX 12v 8-pin power connector on a 4-pin port? Forum 2x 4-pin ATX 12v in an 8-pin slot? Forum 8-pin v 4-pin ATX 12v - plastic cover over 4 of 8 pins Forum ATX 12v (4-pin) to EPS 12v (8-pin) adapter idea ok? Forum Solvedneed an 8pin for 12v only have 4pin would it work? Forum Solved4pin atx in 8pin atx slot Forum SolvedATX 8PIN on PSU to 4PIN on Motherboard Forum SolvedCan a 4-pin ATX connector work on the 8-pin atx motherboard. Forum Is it safe to use an 4-pin ATX connector for 8-pin ATX connection? Forum 4-pin vs 8-pin 12V connector Forum 4-pin vs. 8-pin 12V Connector? Quad Overclocking Forum Can I use a 8-pin 12v connector on a 4-pin? Forum Can I use 8-pin 12v in my P35-DS3L 4-pin connector? Forum Are both 12V 8-pin and 4-pin PWR required to be connected? Forum Solved4pin ATX 12v Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !