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December 4, 2012 2:21:50 AM

so i want to get the xfx double D 7850 and i have a xfx 450 power supply. my issue is my Psu only has one 6 pin and that card requires 2. i have 3 open molex on my rig and i want to know if its safe to get a molex to 6pin. i would really like to not have to buy another Psu. i heard molex put out the same power as a 6 pin, just different kind of adapter. i also see that some Gpu come with the adapter, so i want to know it its safe.

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December 4, 2012 2:31:37 AM

Your idea will work. You can connect to an open molex to provide the other 6 pin power connector to the GPU you want. The question is what else is that PSU powering. You dont want to over tax your PSU.
December 4, 2012 2:35:03 AM

all i have its my 1 hardrive, cpu, mother board, 3 fans, disc drive(never gets used and could be unplugged) and for USB i have turtle beaches.
thats all i have running
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a b ) Power supply
December 4, 2012 2:37:02 AM

You should be fine then.
December 4, 2012 6:08:38 AM

I have a ATI RADEON HD 4870 card. when i boot my pc first time
it works fine. But if i reboot my pc display card not work. so i turn of pc and disconnect pc from power. After couple of hours card works again. please help me to find some solution. How about bios flash? will it work?
a b ) Power supply
December 4, 2012 4:24:47 PM

Open another thread please for that new topic