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Does EPS12V work with ATX12V?

Does EPS12V work with ATX12V?

They are effectively the same thing and interchangeable for most purposes. You can even plug a full EPS connector into a 4-pin ATX12V motherboard as long as there is clearance next to the socket for the unused pins.

What is EPS12V cable?

EPS12V is a special, non-ATX standard adopted by the Server System Infrastructure (SSI) group to provide a more powerful and stable environment for critical server-based systems and applications. EPS12V equipment is not compatible with standard ATX or ATX12V PCs found in homes and offices.

What is the 4 pin CPU power connector for?

4 pin is for extra stability when overclocking etc. It is not necessary to use the additional 4 pin connector if you’re not pushing the board or CPU too hard. Basic everyday computing and gaming won’t require it.

What is the difference between ATX12V and EPS12V?

The EPS12V has always been an 8-pin CPU connector. The ATX12V used to be the 4-pin P4 connector before it transformed into 4-pin ATX12V, then 8-pin ATX12V.

What is eps8 pin?

EPS is for the CPU power on the mobo, PCIE is for the 8-pin power going into the GPU. They are not the same cable, and will not fit if you try to put one into the wrong one. Read more.

Where does the power supply 4-pin connector go?

The 4-pin Fan power connector is found on motherboards within a computer case. This connector provides power to cooling fans and is typically used on the fan that cools the CPU. This connector uses the same power arrangement as the 3-pin connector, therefore, a 3-pin connector can be used on a 4-pin fan.

Can you put a 8 pin into a 4 pin?

Yes, it will work. I’ve used an 8pin on a 4 pin motherboard and its still running. The extra pins are for more power for higher overclocking, 4 is enough to power your system.

Can you use a 6-pin on a 8 pin GPU?

Product Description. The Cable Matters 6-Pin PCI to 8-pin Adapter Power Cable provides a convenient solution for powering a video graphics card from a PSU with only a 6-PIn PCIe power connection. Power a new video graphics card with an existing 6-pin PCIe power connection on your PSU.

What is the 4 pin ATX / EPs connector for?

4+4 Pin ATX/EPS. A hybrid of the 4 PIN ATX12V and EPS 12V connectors that can be split in half or combined to accommodate either the EPS 12V Socket or the ATX 12V socket.

Where does the EPS 12V connector go on a motherboard?

Connects to the motherboard EPS 12V socket. Provides additional power to the CPU. Can be used to connect to a six or eight pin socket on a video card to provide additional 12v power.

What are the connectors for an EPS power supply?

EPS power supplies have a 24-pin motherboard power connector and an eight-pin +12 V connector. The standard also specifies two additional four-pin 12 V connectors for more power-hungry boards (one required on 700–800 W PSUs, both required on 850 W+ PSUs).

What does a 4 pin power connector do?

What is this connector for? Print Name (s) Function 24 Pin 20+4 Pin Main power connector for the motherboard 4 Pin ATX12V Connects to the motherboard ATX 12V sock EPS 12V 8PIN ATX 12V Connects to the motherboard EPS 12V sock 4+4 Pin ATX/EPS A hybrid of the 4 PIN ATX12V and EPS 12V