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The V2 ... I know how it now comes with 2 6-pin pci-e instead of 1

However I've been reading somewhere on Tom's Hardware that it can still be powered by 1 6-pin?

Because the PSU i'm looking at only has 1 6-pin, therefore I'm not sure if it will work or not =/
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post #2 of 6
I wouldn't have thought so. They all need atleast 2 x 6pin connectors. Some have 1 x 6pin and 1 x 8 pin. Why don't you just get a PSU with 2 6 pin connectors? Seems fairly standard these days for a half decent PSU?
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The V1 comes with 1

Because the psu i'm lookin at is on sale
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post #4 of 6
Sorry i read it as 6950 not 6850 my bad
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I believe the V2 comes with a 2x molex to 6 pin adapter as well.
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reyo your buying a new psu? As well as the 6850 v2?

I have built handful of machines in the past years and the only internal component that I really dont change is my PSU. The last time I bought a psu was when the first c2d's came out. And its the psu in my sig.

So take it as this dont just scale down for a mediocre psu and get something that is good and will last. Because at the end of the day its the psu that determines how well your system will run. Nothing is worse than good components getting fried to crappy psu's.
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