Can i use a 6 pin PSU for 8 pin GPU? Tags: Power Supplies GPUs MSI Components Product Last response: November 2, 2012 6:01 AM in Components Share jrcollins1090 November 2, 2012 5:34:01 AM I recently acquired the MSI lightning 680gtx and when i went to hook it up i saw that my PSU has two 6 pin connectors currently connected to my 560gtx and the new 680 has 2 8 pin slots. Is there any way to make my PSU work with the new card ? More about : pin psu pin gpu strife_ff7 a b ) Power supply November 2, 2012 6:01:41 AM I wouldn't use an adapter with a gtx 680. You spent that much for the card just spend a little more to get stable power for it. Get this psu it's on sale now and it's good antec ea-650 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMy gpu came with 2x cables which were 2x6pin going into 1x 8 pin. In the manual it showed that I could either do that or use Forum SolvedCan I use a 1 - 6 pin psu with my gpu that requires 2 - 6 pin? Forum SolvedHow do i connect my 8pin gpu to my 6pin psu? Forum Solvedcan i use the 6 pin connector on a modular psu to power a 6 pin lead to a gpu Forum SolvedHelp, GTX 770, Do I use the 6 and 8-pin power connectors on my PSU labled PCI-E or do I use the adaptors? Forum SolvedPower 8 pin GPU with 1 6 pin PSU? Forum SolvedCan I use a 6 pin connector in an 8 pin for my gpu? Forum SolvedHow do I power my GPU's 8 pin slot when my PSU only has 6 and 4 pin connectors? Forum SolvedPossible to connect GPU 6-pin to PSU 8-pin header? Forum SolvedCan I use a 2x6-pin PCIe GPU with a 1x6-pin PCIe connector PSU Forum SolvedWhat is the best way to plug an 8-pin GPU into a 6-pin PSU? Forum Can I use a 1 - 6 pin psu with my gpu that requires 2 - 6 pin? Forum gpu requires 6 and 8 pin connectors, dated psu only has a 6 pin Forum SolvedHow to connect a 8 pin GPU to a 6 pin PSU? Forum SolvedGPU, PSU problem: Need a 6 pin + 8 pin for my new amd r9 280x but my PSU only has 1 6 pin. Forum SolvedConnecting 6 pin and 2+6 pin PSU to two 8pin GPU (Sapphire R9 280x Vapor-X ) Forum Solved8 pin PSU --> 6 pin GPU; Will I burn out the card? Forum Solved6-pin GPU, 8-pin PSU slot.. Forum Why do some GPU's use 6+8 pin and other 8+8? Forum can i use the 8 pin modular connector on my corsair PSU for plugging in a 6 pin modular connector Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !