Is 24 pin extension cable safe?
Product Description. The Cable Matters 24-Pin ATX Power Supply Extension Cable provides a convenient solution for extending the cable from an SFX or ATX power supply. Safely and securely power your motherboard. Extend the length of the ATX 24-Pin power supply cable for better cable management.
What is the 24 pin cable for?
A 24-pin power supply is a type of computer power supply using a 24-pin primary connector. The main or primary connector on standard types of power supplies plugs into a computer’s motherboard, which distributes power to components like the processor, memory, and expansion cards.
Are all 24 pin cables the same?
Disclaimer: The only difference between Type 3 and Type 4 cables is the pinout of the 24-pin ATX cable; all other cables (SATA, PCIe, etc) are the same.
Do all PSU have 24 pin?
There are many types of PSUs. If it’s a computer PSU then yes it will have a 24pin ATX connector like it always did since >20 years ago. Yes. If it’s actually ATX, then it’s been since the ATX format became popular, which could easily be 20 years ago.
Why is there a pin missing on my 24 pin connector?
This empty pin on your 24 pin connector used to be home to a wire carrying -5V. Since around 2003 the -5V rail was removed from ATX specification and as a result most modern power supplies do not include it.
How do I know if my power supply will work with my motherboard?
If the motherboard is ATX and your motherboard has been made since around 2005 then they will almost certainly be compatible. To check, the PSU should have a 24 pin output and the motherboard should have a 24pin input. You must also make sure that the PSU can supply the right wattage to your parts.
Are cable extensions safe?
Note: Will only try getting kit from reputable brands like CableMod/ Cooler Master/ AsiaHorse & won’t be getting cheap unbranded extension sets.
Are Phanteks extension cables good?
These are honestly one of the best quality sleeved extension cables out there. I have worked with cable mod cables (too thin), and bitfenix (same thickness as Phanteks cables)extension cables, and the hands down the Phanteks cables are a better quality. 5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best cable extensions for the money.