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Graphics Card Power Connector

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Last response: in Graphics Cards
a b ) Power supply
January 2, 2010 10:51:09 PM

i have a pci-express graphics card that requires a 6-pin pci-express connector. however, my power supply doesnt have this connectr. so i acquired a molex to pci-express thingamabob. it has 2 molex plugs. do have to plug both in? if i use an additional thingy that makes one molex connecotr into 2, and then i hook those 2 it just made instead of one into the pci-express adapter will i be defeating the purpose of the pci-express adapter having 2 molex plugs. does it do that because it needs double the power or what?

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January 2, 2010 11:03:44 PM

It is recommended that you plug both in preferably from two separate lines from your power supply.