Auxiliary connector

Updated: 10/02/2017 by Computer Hope

Auxiliary power connector cableThe auxiliary connector is a four or six wire power supply connector that connects to the motherboard. This connector provides additional power to the computer processor and other power hungry devices like a video. The picture shows an example of an auxiliary cable. As can be seen the cable has two black wires that provide the ground, two orange wires that provide +3.3VDC, and a red wire that provides +5VDC.

Hardware terms, Motherboard terms, Power terms