What is this part? is this a 4 pin?

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  • 7 months ago

    It's a a 4 pin MOLEX connector

  • 7 months ago

    Power Out for devices like hard disk, DVD rom etc

  • Rayal
    Lv 7
    7 months ago

    12 volt Molex connector. Lots of older hd and cd drives used these to power the drives.

    • Norm F
      Lv 7
      7 months agoReport

      So what about the +5V as well as 12V

  • 7 months ago

    Its the Molex (power) connection for an IDE hard drive.

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  • Fulano
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    It was the old power connector before they came up with SATA power connectors. They keep them around for backwards compatibility, mostly for fan adapters and such as the drives that need that power plug would also need an IDE data connector that hasn't been included on motherboards for a long time.

  • Bill-M
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    four pin POWER Supply connector (old type) for IDE drives

  • keerok
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    It's the female half of a Molex connector used in old IDE hard drives. Yes, it's a four-pin connector. If you have a SATA hard disk, use the 15-pin SATA power connector.

  • 8 months ago

    That is a Molex connector. It is used to supply power to devices like a hard drive, optical disk drive, fan, etc. Most modern parts don't use it anymore; instead, they use a SATA power adapter which has 15 pins instead of the 4, and is slimmer.

  • 8 months ago

    yes it is a four pin

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