PSU for this GPU?!

Hi, i'm just wondering if this PSU is compatible with this GPU. I am worried because in the description of the psu it says it only has one 6 pin pci-e connector, but then says it has another 6+2 pci-e connector. So what i really mean is do i just use the 6 pin and the 6+2 pin and plug them both in to power the GPU and leave the 2 pin leftover out or?...

Thanks!


PSU-
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/550w-xfx-pro-series-core-edition-p1-550s-ukb9-85-eff-80-plus-bronze-sli-crossfire-eps-12v-fan-atx-v2


GPU-
https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Graphics+Cards+-+GPUs/Graphics+Cards+-+AMD/Radeon+HD+7870/XFX+Core+Edition+Radeon+HD+7870+2048MB+GDDR5+PCI-Express+Graphics+Card+%2B+8+FREE+Games%21%21+?productId=52021
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  1. Hi, i'm just wondering if this PSU is compatible with this GPU. I am worried because in the description of the psu it says it only has one 6 pin pci-e connector, but then says it has another 6+2 pci-e connector. So what i really mean is do i just use the 6 pin and the 6+2 pin and plug them both in to power the GPU and leave the 2 pin leftover out or?...

    Thanks!


    PSU-
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/550w-xfx-pro-series-core-edition-p1-550s-ukb9-85-eff-80-plus-bronze-sli-crossfire-eps-12v-fan-atx-v2


    GPU-
    https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Graphics+Cards+-+GPUs/Graphics+Cards+-+AMD/Radeon+HD+7870/XFX+Core+Edition+Radeon+HD+7870+2048MB+GDDR5+PCI-Express+Graphics+Card+%2B+8+FREE+Games%21%21+?productId=52021


    Yes. you can plug them both (6x6) and leave the 2 pins alone.

    This may be useful
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOo2mPqmhZ8
  2. Thanks alot!
  3. CharlieBC said:
    do i just use the 6 pin and the 6+2 pin and plug them both in to power the GPU and leave the 2 pin leftover out


    you got it.
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