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So I'm out of PCIE power connectors so I am going to use the PCIE-->molex adapters. There are two molex connectors per 6 pin PCIE, so I am asking this:

Is it safe to have both molex connectors on one of these?


So I have two of the above picture, and I can put two molexes into each one.
post #2 of 10
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Here's a better picture to explain...
post #3 of 10
As long as the PSU can actually handle it, it's perfectly fine. I've been powering a GTX460 like that for months now.
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well what gpu are you wanting to power like that, and what all in on the lead?
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Is it one of these?



If so I believe it is meant to have both plugged in... Its for a 6 pin PCI-E

The Molex to 4 pin is a single input...
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This is for my sig rig and it's going to power a third 5850.
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Originally Posted by 10acjed View Post
Is it one of these?



If so I believe it is meant to have both plugged in... Its for a 6 pin PCI-E

The Molex to 4 pin is a single input...
Yes, it is one of those. Take a look at my diagram, I have both molexes plugged in.
post #8 of 10
yup. its ok.
so long its the psu in your sig . lol
     
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post #9 of 10
if you are going to do it the way you got it in your pic, it should be fine providing it is the psu you got in your rig
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