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Arnold14
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HP z620 power supply

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z620 workstation
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Hi,

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.

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DGroves
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doing what you ask is only worthwhile if you actually require more watts for a video card, otherwise 6 to 8 pin adapters is the way to go

 

because the z420/620 power supply is a non standard pinout a adapter must be used to convert the motherboard 18 pin connector to a standard ATX pinout

 

https://www.amazon.com/BLUEXIN-Power-Adapter-Workstation-12inch/dp/B07Q9HWYRY

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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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