EPS 12V 8-pin connector
jeff at parlant.com
Wed Jun 8 14:12:30 MDT 2005
Oops, completely missed the 8 pin thing.
The 8 pin connector is used on some server motherboards, like Intel
What kind of PS is it. I have been looking for one with the additional
8 pin connector.
Sorry, I don't know if you can use 4 of the eight with the 20.
> I had to look all this up about a month ago. He is what I found:
> ATX -> 20 pin
> ATX12V -> 20 pin ATX & 4 pin +12V
> EPS12V -> 24 pin (ATX + +12V)
> BTX -> 24 pin
> The ATX12V 20 pin and 4 pin connectors can be plugged in together into
> an EPS12V motherboard socket.
> BTX is not compatible with EPS.
> Topher Fischer wrote:
>> I have a dual Athlon MP motherboard (a Tyan Thunder K7X Pro) and an EPS
>> power supply. The motherboard has an EPS 12V 24-pin connector and an
>> EPS 12V 8-pin connector. The power supply has an EPS 12V 24-pin, EPS
>> 12V 8-pin, and an ATX 12V 4-pin. My problem is that the 8-pin cable
>> from the power supply doesn't quite reach the connector on the
>> motherboard, but the 4-pin does. I can plug the 4-pin cable into one
>> side of the 8-pin connector and it can power up. My question is, what
>> exactly is the 8-pin connector for? What are the benefits of using the
>> EPS over the ATX? Also, anybody know a good place to get an extender
>> cable for the 8-pin?
>> Thanks in advance,
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