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post #1 of 11
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i just got two of these and i have this PSU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153043
it says it supports sli but i dont think it supports sli with these beastly cards. the power connectors are 2 6plug on each card. my power suppy has 2 dedicated 6-pin slots and a hardwired 8-pin cable. will this work and i just need adapters or do i need a new psu as well. any help is appreciated
and yes i know this PSU isnt the greatest
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post #2 of 11
You are fine with your psu, you just need to use the adapters. I would put 1 adapter and i pci-e in each card.
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You are fine with your psu, you just need to use the adapters. I would put 1 adapter and i pci-e in each card.
1- 6pin to 6-pin and a 6-pin to 2-6pin adapter? sorry your post wasnt real clear to me.
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Yes, use 1 of the 6pin adapters from the psu for each card, then also 1 molex to 6 pin adapter per card.
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1- 6pin to 6-pin and a 6-pin to 2-6pin adapter? sorry your post wasnt real clear to me.
lol 1 6 pin pci-e power from the psu to each card and one molex to 6pin pci-e adapter to each as well.
post #6 of 11
That power supply should be able to SLI those cards without an issue, you will just need to use some of the molex to pci-e power adapter cables
post #7 of 11
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ok just to be clear... the PSU listed above is not mine... i noticed this after a post on another thread... my model number is tr2 rx-850 ap. i only have 1 hardwired 8-pin pcie and then 2 modular 6-pin pcie. i cant find my model on thermaltake's site.

using the molex to pcie... which modular spot should i plug that into?
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post #8 of 11
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ok i found a partial image and some specs for it:
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0312759
this is what it is. can i do the 2 6-pins to one card and then split the 8-pin to 2 6-pins to the other card? this card supposedly supports sli crossfirex...
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post #9 of 11
Just use the 2 6pin and 2 molex to 6pin adapters. That is it.
post #10 of 11
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so then my 2 new cards should come with one each lol.
also do i need to use two seperate plugs for these adapters? or from the same plug be ok?
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