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Can I use a SATA to 6-pin adapter for another GPU?

PSU: 700w XION XON

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817190028

GPU:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130651&Tpk=01G-P3-1567-KR


I just bought the PSU because it said it supported SLI and wanted to leave doors open... only came with 2 6-pins though. My bad. I should have looked at it little closer.

Now that I'm ready to try 2 GPUs, I don't have the connectors. Can I use one of these things and work it all out?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/8-inch-SATA-15-Pin-Male-6-Pin-PCI-Express-Card-Power-Adapter-Cable-PC-046-/270813419190?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3f0dbcd6b6#ht_500wt_1180

I'd appreciate a quick response because I'm about to press the fire button.

This seems important but it's like reading Greek for me:

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j201/cantstandya/PSUinfo.jpg

I expect no less than one response to have a newegg link to a Corsair PSU.
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  1. yes you can just make sure all connections are properly connected and that all upgraded components are set to go.
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    Hi there, welcome to the forums.
    First, I would be very cautious about putting two GTX 560 Ti's on that PSU. It's not 80+ certified , and can only deliver 550w on the 12v lines, which are the important ones.

    Basically if you are going to run a pair of 560 Ti's, you need to change your PSU. There's a reason it only came with 2-6pin connectors, because that's all it can really support.
    While you may not want to hear it, you should get a better PSU before you add a second 560 Ti in. You have a combined 50a on the 12v rail, but it's a multi rail system on a low quality PSU. I suggest you read this article here: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/306437-28-single-rail-multiple-rails-eternal-question-answered
  3. striker410 said:
    Hi there, welcome to the forums.
    First, I would be very cautious about putting two GTX 560 Ti's on that PSU. It's not 80+ certified , and can only deliver 550w on the 12v lines, which are the important ones.

    Basically if you are going to run a pair of 560 Ti's, you need to change your PSU. There's a reason it only came with 2-6pin connectors, because that's all it can really support.
    While you may not want to hear it, you should get a better PSU before you add a second 560 Ti in. You have a combined 50a on the 12v rail, but it's a multi rail system on a low quality PSU. I suggest you read this article here: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/306437-28-single-rail-multiple-rails-eternal-question-answered


    Truth hurts.

    I'll probably still try it and burn down the house though.
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