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What is a 4 pin power connector from power supply?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by swilbert, Sep 13, 2007.

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  1. swilbert

    swilbert Thread Starter

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    Somebody, please tell me what this is and what's it used for?
     
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  3. crjdriver

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    That is a molex type connector used for powering hd, optical drives, fans, and even some video cards. It looks like this.
     

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    Aren't there at least two other types of 4 pin connectors that could be coming from a power supply?

    - P4 ATX (second from left in picture)
    - Floppy drive power (second from right in picture)

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    They have another post in which it states it is for an optical [dvd] type drive. I think the one they want is what I posted.
     
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    For a moment there I thought that maybe TSG's mods developed clairvoyant powers. :p :p
     
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    Not me, and I even admit it. ;)
     
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