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Is there a pci express 8 pin to 6 pin connector?

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September 18, 2012 3:27:43 AM

My psu only has four 8 pin pci-e connectors, but my gpu has two 6 pin connectors, how can I successfully connect the two?

my power supply is the tr2 rx http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/Product.aspx?C=1264&id=18...
and my graphcs card is the gtx 560 http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gt...

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September 18, 2012 3:41:31 AM

The page you linked says it all. That PSU does have two "normal" 6 pin PCIe connectors, along with two 6+2 pin (or 8 pin, if you will) PCIe connectors, for a total of four 6 pin PCIe connectors.

Look at the "Total Output Connector" section on the Feature page...

You're good to go.

Edit: Even if it did just have four "8 pin" PCIe connectors, they're 6+2 type connectors, so you just leave the "+2" part out of the equation. It's completely separate from the 6 pin part.

Edit 2: Having said all of that, that is an absolutely terrible PSU. Take a look at Tier 5 here: http://www.eggxpert.com/forums/thread/323050.aspx

The good part to that is that you won't really be stressing it much with only a single 560. The bad part is that it could still self destruct at any moment.
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September 18, 2012 4:02:00 AM

Yea as DJDeCiBeL said it comes with two 6 and two 6+2. I don't know of ANY PSU that comes with ONLY 8 pin's. I hope your not looking at 8 pin +12v connector! Check your wires! You might be using a 6+2 on your Motherboard and the 8 Pin or sometimes a 4+4 on your video card! Double check before starting that sucker up!
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September 28, 2012 2:32:37 AM

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