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Is there a way to power a second GPU with my PSU?

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April 18, 2009 10:55:29 AM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

That's the PSU, one thing is, it already used up both 6-pin and 6+2 pin to power my GTX 260 core 216...

Is there some sort of converter or adapter to make another different power connection on my PSU feed a second vid card? or do i have to get a new PSU entirely?

i know its 550 watts, but with some wattage calc i used, it says i'm only using 361 watts with my current set up. I figured i can throw in another card, maybe...

(it's a future thing, when i retire that card, i can use it for physics and the new future card for graphics, as my AMD 790GX mobo doesn't do SLI, but it has two x16 PCI slots)

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April 18, 2009 11:32:54 AM

hmm... is there one on newegg, there has to be one
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April 18, 2009 11:40:09 AM

oh, good! perfect...
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April 18, 2009 11:42:11 AM

remember to make sure you have enough molexes and that you actually need a 6+2, i'm not sure if thats a 6 or an 8.
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