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Old 12-22-2011, 11:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, so long story short:
I had a video card burn up due to a fan locking up and overheating. A friend of mine gave me a GTX 470 by ASUS. I have a Thermaltake Modular Power supply. I do not have (cannot find) the PCI-e cables for it. The GTX 470 requires two six pin connectors. I do, however, have two Corsair PCI-e Modular cables. They would fit other than a solid piece of plastic just needs a slit cut into it. My question is, IF I cut this piece of plastic, are the pins going to be universal as far as the power cables? Or am I going to get a Ground where there should be a +12V Cable? Thanks in advance!
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Default Re: Universal Modular Power Supply Cable

You can get this: Newegg.com - Link Depot POW-ADT-PCIE PCI Express power adapter

I wouldn't recommend chip off the plastic.
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Thanks, that was actually what I was looking for originally. I couldn't find them to save my life. I actually ended up finding my Thermaltake cables. Didn't matter anyway as my 850W power supply was not sufficient enough to run this card. Thanks for your help though!
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As far as I've seen they are all exactly the same, how else would you be able to buy a psu and ensure it will run any gpu you have.
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