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Old 05-01-2008, 01:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Would it effect my 8800gs if it was ran on two 4 pin molex connectors to make a 6 for pci-express. Cause I read a couple reviews on newegg saying its a bad idea. Any help would be the shiz
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A dedicated plug straight from the psu would be better, yeah but it should work just fine.
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hmmm, well I mean, in the future I will step up to like a 8800gt from my 8800gs so should I opt for a new power supply then, I would rather not, but if its going to mess up the card or hinder performance then I am stabbing myself in the back.
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What power supply are you using?
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the rep550, rosewill, the 550w version. I don't think it is the one with thte 6 pin pci-express molex connector, I will check again.
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You'll be fine. Heck the card comes with a 4+4>6 adapter.
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veedub freak, you rock. I didn't know it came with one **** YA!
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