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Dumb Question about installing a GTX 560Ti

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December 22, 2011 6:15:11 AM

Ok I have a really dumb question as I haven't built a PC in a very long time.

I have a GTX 560Ti and it has 2 x 6 pin slots for psu connectors on the card.

Do I need to use 2 6 pin connectors or can I just use one?

December 22, 2011 6:18:38 AM

Requires two
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December 22, 2011 6:21:25 AM

You need 2, but which exact psu are you using? The card should have come with a molex to pcie adapter.
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December 22, 2011 6:25:59 AM

I'm using a modular corsair 750w PSU. It comes with PCI-E connectors. They are configured as 6 and 2 split out for a total of 8.
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December 22, 2011 6:27:48 AM

Plug in two cables....the 6 pin part and leave the +2 hanging
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December 22, 2011 6:28:20 AM

Does it come with 2 six pins? Also did the card come with an adapter?
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December 22, 2011 6:34:18 AM

It did come with 2 6 pins.

So I think my options are to use the 2 6 pins it came with and connect them to one adapter that my PSU came with OR do what Jack said and run 2 seperate PCI-E connectors that came with my PSU and leave the +2 hanging.

Are both of these options viable?
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January 30, 2012 5:53:19 AM

have you solved this?, i notice mine will one have the light on, when i plug in the 6+2 in the 8 slot, and another 6 in the other 6 slot.. but my comp will not recognise it...
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January 30, 2012 6:35:37 AM

legacykid said:
have you solved this?, i notice mine will one have the light on, when i plug in the 6+2 in the 8 slot, and another 6 in the other 6 slot.. but my comp will not recognise it...

what power supply? Is there enough amperage?
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January 31, 2012 2:12:01 AM

it was the pci slot, i switched it and it is working
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