draly
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Re: Dell Optiplex 960 SFF PSU Pin out

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Hi, this SFF PC was build in 2009, the photo of P1 connector is for this 960 SFF PC also the details of the PSU I copied from that on stickers at the PSU, there suppose to be Green wire connected that I cannot find some one has pointed an arrow to where it should be.Yes I know the details on the SFF start after page 100 and PSU at page 133, was the numbers I send of any help?thank you very much. 

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Re: Dell Optiplex 960 SFF PSU Pin out

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No matter which Model it uses NON STANDARD 24 pin connection.

IT IS NOT 1 to 1 straight thru nor is it standard size

 

https://www.moddiy.com/products/Dell-980-960-780-760-PSU-24%252dPin-to-Mini-24%252dPin-Adapter-Cable...

 

The tower is desireable because you can use the adapter cable and a regular EPS 12v  24 pin power supply with the MODDIY cable.

 

MODDIY.jpgEPS12v 24 pin to MINI 24 pin


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bmcowboy
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Re: Dell Optiplex 960 SFF PSU Pin out

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Hi,

I believe I didn't provide a wrong direction.


you are on the wrong page, sorry.

page 133 up is SFF, behind that page is not his PC.


Not sure if we're on the same PDF. But if yes, please check it again:

  • Page #45~47 - PSU info of 960 DT
  • Page #86~88 - PSU info of 960 MT
  • Page #126~129 - PSU info of 960 SFF

And do have pages before #133 related with 960 SFF, for example page #102 talking about SFF computer cover. Please correct me if anything wrong.


nobody has the PSU pin out  on his SFF 960.

google searches give no clues.


I do find a clue from part number provided by you, @draly, and thank you! Same PSU found in AmazonCPUMedics and AliExpress, and all with the same color cable allocation as yours. Then I figure out the reason of the difference: The one mentioned in the service manual is a 240w PSU, while draly's PSU is a 235w PSU. That means you don't really need to care much about the cable color but just find a PSU with the correct part number.

Meanwhile, we usually talks about the 5-digit number as Dell parts number but not those you provided.

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For your further question about PSU checking tools, I'm afraid no such tools available, nether from BIOS Diagnostic nor SupportAssist on Windows, unless you got a setup like Tom's Hardware. However, what leads you to the thoughts of deffective PSU? Is your 960 SFF being unstable or BSOD or unexpected shutdown recently? Any new hardware added? For example, if you add a new GPU which recommendation to work with a 300w PSU, you may still able to logon to Windows but gone critical and even auto reboot/shutdown when GPU on loading.

“May the Force be with Dell.”
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draly
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Re: Dell Optiplex 960 SFF PSU Pin out

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Hi, I think this adapter has solved the mystery and answer the question thank you very much, Kudo is left to thank you, one more thing is there way to find out the wiring diagram of this cable?

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Re: Dell Optiplex 960 SFF PSU Pin out

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Dell does not provide pin outs or diagrams for anything anywhere ever.

A standard power supply won't physically plug into the connector so the point is moot.

This is also why I posted a picture of the moddiy adapter.

For NON TOWER models you could use a standard power supply outside the case and run the wires inside via the hole left behind by the removed defective power supply.

This would be ugly but it would work.

 

 


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