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Safe to use 2x Molex > 6+2 PCI-e adapter?

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I am running an old Antec TruePower Trio 550W PSU and I'll be getting a GTS 250. The problem is that it requires a 6+2 pin PCI-e connector which I don't have. Is it safe to use the included adapter? My other specs include:

E6750 @ 2.67GHz
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should be perfectly fine
    
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Usually yes.
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Never seen a gts250 with a 6+2pin connector. headscratch.gif
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Originally Posted by Kasp1js;13880787 
Never seen a gts250 with a 6+2pin connector. headscratch.gif

I was thinking that too
    
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Ok because I had one user tell me to always avoid adapters when nessessary while another user tells me to keep that rail separate from the others. What does that mean? I've gave the Rails sticky topic a read and still no answer. Does it mean keeping the rest of the connectors in that particular cable empty?

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http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=43_557_559&item_id=038597
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Originally Posted by lolspops;13880689 
I am running an old Antec TruePower Trio 550W PSU and I'll be getting a GTS 250. The problem is that it requires a 6+2 pin PCI-e connector which I don't have. Is it safe to use the included adapter? My other specs include:

E6750 @ 2.67GHz
3GB DDR2
GA-P35-DS3L
320GB HDD

GTS 250, 6+2 Pin? confused.gif Both my old GTS250's only needed one 6 pin connector, and the Antec TPT 550w has that...
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Ah. C'mon Zotac, why'd you do that? Weird as hell to have one 8-Pin connection.

But yeah, a 6-Pin plugged into the 8-Pin generally works fine.
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