Connecting a graphics card that has two connectors?
Hello guys, right now, i have a 2x 4850s. I'm thinking of upgrading to a 5850. What i'm wondering is, would i need to use two seperate cables with 6 pin connectors? For example, my 4850s each have a 6 pin and 8 pin connector coming from one cable. Ex: 1 4850 has the 6 pin connector connected to it and the 8 pin just sits around in the case the 2nd 4850 has the 6 pin connector connected and the 8 pin connector is also just sitting in the case. Would i need a cable with two 6 pin connectors to use a 5850? Or can i just use the 6 pin connector from the 1st cable and the 6 pin connector from the 2nd cable to power the 5850? Sorry if this question is kind of confusing, this will be my first time doing an upgrade
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Ummmmm that's not really an upgrade is it? (2) 4850's for a single 5850? You will be right around where you started.
my computer has an sli board, so the 2nd 4850 doesnt work x_x. It was a prebuild when i bought it.