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Old 09-13-2010, 08:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 2x 4-pin Molex to 1 6-pin power adapter

I never heard of these before last week. I want to upgrade my gpu but my psu only has 1 6-pin power connector and most new gpus need 2. Are these reliable?

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Yha theyre fine.. However, only higher end gpus are 2 6pins.
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Default Re: 2x 4-pin Molex to 1 6-pin power adapter

I've had problems with them myself. I'm not sure if it's because the gfx card I was trying to power just couldn't draw enough current over the two molex connectors (the actual 6-pin wouldn't reach), but it wouldn't start up until I got an extension for the 6pin.
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Default Re: 2x 4-pin Molex to 1 6-pin power adapter

If you have a gpu that needs twin 6 pin connectors it might not be an entirely bad idea to get a new psu, they aren't exactly expensive anymore. You can pick up a nice 600w for less than $50.
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