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Well Just bought the Toxic today and was curious about the 6pin and 8 pin power on the card. I have the SILVERSTONE ST60F that has 4 pci-e 6 pin connectors and 1-8 pin connector that I currently have plugged in my MBD. Can I use the 6 pin connectors I have from my power supply or what do I need to do to make this work? Thanks...
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post #2 of 18
That power supply should have 1 6+2 pci-e power connection and 3 6 pin pci-e power connections. confused.gif
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It does and Like I said the 1-6+2 pin I have is connected to the mbd as it needed a 8 pin power for the CPU I guess....
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post #4 of 18
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Originally Posted by gigabyte137;15482053 
It does and Like I said the 1-6+2 pin I have is connected to the mbd as it needed a 8 pin power for the CPU I guess....

a pci-e 8 pin will not fit in a 8 pin ECS cpu power slot.

Is this your power supply on the egg? In the details, it shows how many pci-e connections you have, along with the 8/4 pin ECS cable.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817256071&nm_mc=OTC-Froogle&cm_mmc=OTC-Froogle-_-Power+Supplies-_-Silverstone-_-17256071
post #5 of 18
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Originally Posted by gigabyte137;15482053 
It does and Like I said the 1-6+2 pin I have is connected to the mbd as it needed a 8 pin power for the CPU I guess....

Pci-e connectors are different from mobo power connecto :confused:r.

you shouldn't be having any issues?
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post #6 of 18
um the 6+2 pin should not be used for mobo ever im suprised your computer hasnt blown up by now
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post #7 of 18
1 x 24/20-pin motherboard connector. (550mm)
1 x 8/ 4-pin EPS/ATX 12V (750mm) <-- this goes to your motherboard
4 x 6 pin PCI-E (550mm/150mm) <-- this goes into your 6950
1 x 8 pin PCI-E (550mm) <-- this goes into your 6950

I don't know what is your problem or question?
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post #8 of 18
YOUR PSU = http://www.silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=23&area=usa

YOUR EIGHT (8) PIN PCI-e Connector ...

st60f.12.jpg

YOUR SIX (6) PIN PCI-e Connector ...

st60f.13.jpg

And YOUR TWENTY + FOUR / TWENTY (24/20) PIN MoBo Connector ...

st60f.9.jpg

YOUR EIGHT / FOUR+FOUR (8) PIN MoBo EPS/ATX 12V Connector ...

st60f.11.jpgst60f.10.jpg

I guess the 8 PIN MoBo EPS Connector & the 8 PIN PCI-e Connector kind of look the same, but you HAVE BOTH and they SHOULD BE LABLED so you shouldn't be having an issue ?

But feel free to come talk it over with your fellow TOXIC owners btw wink.gif [THREAD=1149079]SAPPhIRE TOXIC HD-6950 Club[/THREAD]
   
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post #9 of 18
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Well it looks like I have an original st60f and all I have is 4 six pin pci connectors and 1 8 pin EPS connector. Power supply bought in 2007 or 2008 I believe. So now the question is again, will a 6 pin work or do I need an adapter?
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Originally Posted by gigabyte137;15485420 
Well it looks like I have an original st60f and all I have is 4 six pin pci connectors and 1 8 pin EPS connector. Power supply bought in 2007 or 2008 I believe. So now the question is again, will a 6 pin work or do I need an adapter?

You are going to need this adapter http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812200420
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