Can i use 6 +2 pin connector for 5970 Tags: Radeon Antec Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: April 29, 2010 7:32 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Anonymous a b U Graphics card April 29, 2010 6:17:28 PM i have an antec 1000 psu it says i have 2..... 6+2 pin CONNECTORS my graphic card is the ATI radeon 5970 which has a 6 pin and an 8 pin connection does this mean the 6+2 connectors are 8 pin? More about : pin connector 5970 WR2 a b U Graphics card April 29, 2010 6:18:39 PM Yes. 6+2 = 8 WR2 a b U Graphics card April 29, 2010 6:21:54 PM Antec TruePower Quattro? Here is a review from PC Perspective Related resources Radeon 5970 my power supply only has 6 pin connectors - Forum HD 5970 2x8pin Vs 1x8 pin OverClock - Forum ASUS Xonar Phoeubus can use 6 pin pcie connector ? - Forum No 6+2-Pin connector on my PSU? - Forum Galaxy GeForce GTS 250 Needs 2 ( 6-pin power connector ) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Anonymous a b U Graphics card April 29, 2010 6:23:00 PM yes antec true power quattro Anonymous a b U Graphics card April 29, 2010 6:43:52 PM i just got a bit confused i thought that perhaps using the upgraded 6 pin maybe different from an 8 pin RazberyBandit a b U Graphics card April 29, 2010 7:05:50 PM 6+2 just means it can work as either an 8-pin or 6-pin PCIe connector. It allows one design to work two different ways, just like how the 20+4 motherboard main-power connector and 4+4 CPU-power connector allow them to be compatible with different motherboards. WR2 a b U Graphics card April 29, 2010 7:22:58 PM Quote:i just got a bit confused i thought that perhaps using the upgraded 6 pin maybe different from an 8 pin The extra 2 pins in the 6+2 configuration allow it to deliver the same amount of power as the standard 8 pin connector. Anonymous a b U Graphics card April 29, 2010 7:32:26 PM thx very much for the help guys cheers Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumMy psu only has one 6 pin + 2 pci connector ForumDo I needa 6 - pin connector to my AMD Radeon HD 7770? ForumWant to buy 550 ti but power supply has just one 6-pin power connector ForumP 2 4 pin connector to a new psu 6 pin connector ForumUsing 4 Molex or 2 6 pin connectors? ForumZ77 MPower 6-Pin Power Connector ( JPWR3 ) Forum2 6pin connector question??? ForumCan i connect a graphics card without 6 pin pci connector ForumUsing molex to 6 pin connector work well or not? ForumIs there a pci express 8 pin to 6 pin connector ? ForumCan i use a 5970 with this PSU? ForumAsus gtx560ti directcuII-broken Forum[Solved] CAN I PLAY CRYSIS ForumCan my pc run crysis ForumMicro stutternig HD 5970 More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !