6+2pin ok for just 6 pin Tags: Power Supplies Components Last response: August 19, 2010 5:54 AM in Components Share redwing3139 August 18, 2010 11:18:08 PM Hello I am just wondering if I will have any problems using a 6+2pin for just a 6pin slot on a vid card?? More about : 2pin pin hunter315 a c 272 ) Power supply August 18, 2010 11:21:53 PM Nope, thats the whole point of a 6+2 connector, if you dont connect the other two it is identical to a 6 pin connector. m 0 l jsc a c 144 ) Power supply August 19, 2010 5:54:13 AM In fact, I don't know why anyone bothered with the 6+2 connector. If you look, the extra two wires are ground wires that carry no extra current. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs it ok to Plug 1x6 Pin in my 2x6 Pin Graphics Card?? Forum SolvedIs it ok to use molex to 6 pin and molex to 8 pin ? R9 280X ASUS DCUII TOP Forum Ok to plug 4pin or 6pin into video card's 8 pin? Forum Solved6-pin PCI-E splitter ok? (500W & HD6870) Forum SolvedWant to buy 550 ti but power supply has just one 6-pin power connector Forum is it ok to use a 6 pin plug with an 8 pin connector Forum I just bought a 7870 for my rig, my psu has 1x6 pin power for the gpu, but i need another 6 pin. It came with a 6pin to molex Forum Solved2x AMD 7950 with a OCZ GXS 850 (just two PCIe 6 pins) Will the cards work at a full hashrate? Forum SolvedSimple graphics card cable question. Two 6pin-6pin cables or one 6pin-2x6pin splitter? Forum Solvedxfx 7850 - no 6pin pci's on psu - can i use sata - pci converters? Forum Solved6+2 pin pci-e connector won't go all the way in 6 pin pci-e slot Forum Solvedplugging in PCIe 8 pin cable to 6 pin connector Forum SolvedCan I use a 6 Pin Peripheral connector for a 6 pin graphics card connector? Forum Solvedi only have a 6 pin connector Forum Solvedgpu needs 6 pin power connector..... what should happend if I don't use a 6 pin p.connector Forum SolvedWill 4 or 6 pins work for my 8 pin CPU power connector? Forum Solvedpci-e 6 pin power to 2 molex? Forum SolvedGTX 760 / PSU 1x6pin + 1x3pin molex Forum SolvedI need help with 2x 6-pin and 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin Forum SolvedDoes an 8pin to 6pin work the same as a 6+2pin pci express cable? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !