CompTIA A+ Question A-63

A technician needs to install an appropriate PSU into a new machine. The technician needs available power for a floppy drive, two older IDE hard disks, a single SATA hard disk, and an IDE optical drive. How many unique power connectors will the PSU need to accommodate the listed devices?

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5

Correct Answer: B

Three power connectors are enough to power a floppy drive, old IDE hard disk a single SATA disk and an optical drive. This is possible because a single connector has multiple connectors that can be plugged into these devices.