Guide to Connecting Computer Power Supply to Motherboard



Step 9: Connect ATX 24/20-Pin Computer
Power Supply Cable to Motherboard

Align the clip of the ATX 24/20-pin connector with the notch in the plug and safely and firmly clip it in place. New motherboards now use the 24-pin connector instead of the 20-pin.

The newer CPUs use an extra 4 or 8-pin 12-volt connector on the motherboard. Ensure that the relevant cable is attached to this connector on the mainboard.

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Note: An incorrectly installed connector will 'burn' your computer.
(See Diagram Below)
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Computer Power Supply 20-Pin Power Connector

Installation of an ATX 20-Pin Connector



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