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December 13, 2010 8:21:28 PM

When it says in the description for this PSU http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... PCI-Express Connector - 1 x 6pin, 1 x 6pin + 2 does this mean it has 2 x 6pin connector's? then one of them has an optional 2pin connector that can also be used, the reason im asking is would i be able to connect that PSU to this Graphics card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ?


thanks, Ryan.

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December 13, 2010 8:35:54 PM
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Yes and yes.
The 6+2 pin connector is a 6-pin with an additional 2-pin to make it an 8-pin PCI-E.
You will need both 6-pins for that card, leaving the extra 2-pins hanging to the side.
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December 13, 2010 8:36:22 PM

Alright, so it's not like it has 2 permanent 8 pin PCI-e cables, it just means that it has two 6 pin ones but with the option to have those extra 2 pins plugged in?

BTW just switched the PSU I had with the corsair, ty for that! :D 
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December 13, 2010 8:51:56 PM

Exactly right. Good choices.
December 14, 2010 1:15:21 PM

Best answer selected by ryzor1.
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