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Will this power supply work with this graphics card?

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August 5, 2008 5:16:03 AM

Ok, So I purchased a bunch of new computer components from the other day and something just hit me. Wil the power supply I ordered work with the graphic cards requirements? I'm new to PCI-E (upgrading from AGP) and am not too sure how the ratings work. Heres the card I ordered says it needs a 6 Pin / 8 Pin power connector the power supply I purchased is here which says it has 4 x 6+2Pin connectors.

The graphics card has a a brick of six and a brick of eight power connections on the top. Does the 6+2Pin mean it can be used as an eight and use another 6 for the other connection? Hope that all makes sense, thank you to anyone in advance that wants to take a stab at this!


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August 5, 2008 5:31:56 AM

it takes 2x 6 OR 8 pin connectors. meaning it has 8 pin, but it can take 6. You'll just use 2 of the 6+2 connectors to make 8, and fill 'er up. no problem.
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August 5, 2008 6:11:30 PM

The CorsairTX at 750W that you linked to is one great piece of hardware! Good choice..
August 6, 2008 9:22:48 PM

Thanks for the reply's. Should be getting everything tonight, I also noticed in the picture that there is an 8 pin connector, looks like two six pins plug into it. I think it's the same thing as the adapter I linked to. I'll let you guys know if there are any issues. Thanks again!