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GTX 460 install - do I connect both 4 pin PCIE power connecters?

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Hi, I noticed the GPU had 2) 4pin molex connectors, should I connect both or just 1?

Thanks.
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both but ur psu should have the correct power addapter build in
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Both. If you can, it's better to do direct PCI-E 6-pin from your PSU.
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Both. If you can, it's better to do direct PCI-E 6-pin from your PSU.
yes my psu has a 4pin(+2) = 6pin for all pcie...so should I do the 4+2 in the dual 4pin of the gpu...or simply both the 4pins?

thanks!
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You need to connect both molex connectors. You also need to have both PCIe power connectors on the GPU.
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yes my psu has a 4pin(+2) = 6pin for all pcie...so should I do the 4+2 in the dual 4pin of the gpu...or simply both the 4pins?

thanks!
This makes no sense to me. Look at the plugs coming from your psu. The one that fits, plug it in.
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This makes no sense to me. Look at the plugs coming from your psu. The one that fits, plug it in.
Lower wattage PSUs have a 4+2, high wattage have 6+2.

EDIT: Wait nm, there is no 4pin PCIe....it's too late for me lol
Edited by huhh - 8/19/11 at 11:12pm
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Yeah I was going to say... a bit confused. If you don't have any 6-pin PCI-E then just use the 4-pin molex to 6-pin PCI-E adapter. Make sure you plug in both though!
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This makes no sense to me. Look at the plugs coming from your psu. The one that fits, plug it in.
I agree

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yes my psu has a 4pin(+2) = 6pin for all pcie...so should I do the 4+2 in the dual 4pin of the gpu...or simply both the 4pins?

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What the hell do you think a 4 pin is? A 4 pin to me is an ATX/EPSV 12v, molex is somthing else. I dont know what youre trying to say but just mash stuff together until somthing fits
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Oh, damnit, I'm sorry....6+2pin pcie....duh, getting late....

So what I'm meaning to say is; plug in 2) 6pins, or 1) 6pin, or 1)6pin+2pin (for a gpu that has room for exactly 2x6pin)... hope that helps.
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