24 pin PSU- 20 pin mobo

  jd76 23:21 04 Jul 07

Hi guys,
Bought an MSI mainboard second hand and a new PSU. The board has a 20 pin socket but the PSU has a 20+4 power plug.
Can I just chop off the end 4 bits and use the psu as normal? Put another way, is the 20 pin part of the plug the same connections as the old regular 20 pin? Its a P4 setup by the way.

  IntoPCs 23:23 04 Jul 07

is the simple answer - you may find that the 4 will snap off

  Input Overload 00:18 05 Jul 07

Yes as IntoPCs says they often clip off.

  crosstrainer 07:03 05 Jul 07

The psu comes with these extra pins already seperated so that you do not have to chop them apart...what is the make of the psu?

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