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 288 ) 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 PCIe cable splits into 2 6pin cables - is it ok to use it? 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 SolvedDoes a graphics card with a 6-pin connector perform differently than one without? Forum Solved4 pin pci express to dual 6 pin? Forum SolvedSingle r9 270x installation, needs 2x6 pin connectors? Forum SolvedDual 6pin to 8 pin on Asus GTX 770 Forum Solved6 pin connectors ?? help Forum SolvedAmd Radeon R7 250 6 pin pcie? Forum Solved6 Pin GPU on 350W Power Supply Forum SolvedCan an 8 pin (type 3) cable plug into an 6+2 PCI-E port? Forum SolvedCorsair CX750M, 8 and 6 pin missing Forum SolvedDoes a ZOTAC ZT-70601-10M 750 Ti GPU need a 6 pin power connector? Forum Solved6 Pin PCI-E to Molex Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !