Just picked up cheap gtx 280

Hey guys just wondering if anyone can help me, as I was way out of the techno loop when this card came out .
I recently picked up a GeForce 280 GTX 1GB for 40 quid, I have a computer I like to use it in that currently contains a Core2Duo E7500 and a 750W power supply but it only has 2 6 pin PCI-E connecters not an 8 pin which is needed for the card.

Basically what I'm trying to get at here is what do I need to get this card running at full performance whilst being as cheap as possible.

Thanks guys :D
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  1. I do believe they are adapters for six to eight in connectors.
  2. Thanks, that is quite handy.

    Does anyone think the processor I have will run well with the card?
  3. Wicked, thanks for the help, hopefully picked up a bargain here!! =D
  4. Ah sorry, havent posted on here in a good 5 years had to make a new account, if a mod could mark your post as best answer that'll be splendid.

    Happy new year to you too!
  5. No. Stop. Any 750w with only two 6 pins is a cheap power supply. Even my moderate quality 550w has one 8 pin and a 6 pin. What model/make is it?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86ss7I3nhoc
    You actually do not need an adapter.

    Anyway, card won't run at full performance with an adapter because it is still only a 6 pin from the PSU. It isn't going to magicly create the energy difference between the 6 and 8 pin.
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