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Intel Z690 Chipset Motherboards For Alder Lake CPUs To Retain 24-Pin Connectors


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Intel's Z690 motherboards for Alder Lake Desktop CPUs will retain the traditional 24-pin connector design, as reported by Yuuki_ans. The leaker states that most motherboard makers have chosen to drop Intel's ATX12VO strategy.


Intel Z690 Motherboards For Alder Lake Desktop CPUs To Retain 24-Pin Power Connectors As Board Makers Reluctant To Adopt ATX12VO Standard

The ATX12VO power connectors were going to be a big deal on 600-series motherboards including the flagship Z690 chipset-based products. Intel was actively trying to standardize the new and more power-efficient power connector configuration on its motherboards starting next generation but it doesn't seem to be the case anymore.


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