I was wondering if the HP z620 workstation's power supply is replacable with minor modifications or if it is proprietary. The only reason I need a new PSU is that I would like 2 8-pin connectors instead of 2 6-pins.
This has come up over and over here. Did you try to use the search feature of this forum? Google?
1. Each PCIe supplemental power cable in the HP Z workstations has provided more wattage capacity than the ATX standard. What is 12V x 18A in terms of wattage? What is the ATX-standard wattage for a 6-pin PCIe supplemental power cable? What is it for an ATX 8-pin PCIe supplemental power cable? Is the wattage from each 18A HP supplemental PCIe power cable more than that for the ATX 8-pin cable standard?
2. Does it make sense that a single HP PCIe supplemental power cable can provide at least the 8-pin ATX standard of wattage? However, you would not want to use a cheap generic thin-wire/ cheap connectors/ missing wires 6-pin to 8-pin adapter at the end of your souped up HP PCIe supplemental power cable.
2. Whose 6-pin to 8-pin adapter would you trust if you wanted to use two such adapters? There is one engineered and sold by HP?
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