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Old 10-28-2011, 04:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I just got my gtx580 in and have a question about the power connectors. I have a Corsair HX850 which comes with 2 pci-2 6+2 pin connectors. Now my question comes with a diagram the card came with showing the proper 6pin connector

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Now i lack a lot of knowledge when it comes to power connectors, but diagram shows that the 6pin connector is missing one pin. The two connectors that my PSU supplied have all 6 pins. I have two adapters that came with the card.
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Obviously I dont want to go ahead and use the supplied 6+2 pin cable my psu supplied if it could harm my card. Should I be using the molex adpater with the 6pin cable? BTW sorry for the horrible picture quality and size, my phone's camera is junk
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Old 10-28-2011, 04:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Don't use the adapters that came with the card.

Plug the 6+2 connectors directly from the PSU.

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I agree with T0ken, just use the connectors directly from the power supply
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