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xfx 8800 gts 320 mb question

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April 25, 2007 6:38:49 AM

hi, my friend has a psu that doesn't have the 6 pin connector to power the card, and on the xfx box, it says the 4 to 6 pin molex doesn't work.

he tried running the card with the power adapter and it doesn't work.
he is wondering if there is any cheaper way to go around that handicap and power the card without buying a new psu.
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April 25, 2007 6:48:03 AM

Im not sure if there is, but a word of caution, underpowering electronics is as harmful as overpowering. Until he either finds a solution using the 4 to 6 or gets a new psu, he shouldnt use it
April 25, 2007 9:21:29 AM

Is there like a way to power the card externally??
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April 25, 2007 9:23:47 AM

The addon PSU can be set outside the case if u really like looking at it so much..
April 25, 2007 9:36:11 AM

Wait, what?
Connecting the Addon to the motherboard? Why do that?
All the Addon needs to be able to do is connect to the 8800 GTS..
April 25, 2007 9:44:24 AM

So the PC can shut down only PSU's that are connected to the motherboard via a 20/24-pin cable?
April 25, 2007 9:45:13 AM

The addon PSU is for the graphics card? Sure.. :roll:
April 25, 2007 9:53:30 AM

I THOUGHT is was wierd that there werent any yellow wires connected to the Addon.
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