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does an 8 pin atx extension, powers just like it a regualr 8 pin atx even if its just connected to a 4 pin atx connector??

just bought this bitfenix 8 pin to 8 pin atx cable extension, my MOBO has 8 pin atx but my Power supply just got 4 pin atx. i cant find any cables in my place.
the question is if connect my 4 pin atx to the 8 pin cable extension will it get the same power as a regular 8 pin atx.or will this work or would this be damaging? sorry its sound dumb im just a newb -_-
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    No, unless it's proper 4 to 8 pin adapter you'd get power on just 4 pins to MB.
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  2. CountMike said:
    No, unless it's proper 4 to 8 pin adapter you'd get power on just 4 pins to MB.


    thanks mike!
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  3. In a pinch you could bridge all yellow wires together and also all black wires together on the 8 pin side because all yellow ones are +12v and black ones minus/ground. .
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