Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › Can a Molex Chain affect performance?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Can a Molex Chain affect performance?

post #1 of 3
Thread Starter 
Hey,

Just a quick question, As I am using a 2 x Molex to PCIe adapter to Power my 8800GTS As a PhysX Card, I was wondering if the fact that One of the Molex connectors is chained with 2 LED Strips would somehow cause any degrade in performance due to lack of power or anything?

Silly question really but I want to make sure XD

Thanks
post #2 of 3
it should be fine, LED's dont use much power AFAIK, if it bsods, run it on a different connector
Orange Angel
(24 items)
 
Miner/Folder
(11 items)
 
Miner Jr (TM)
(10 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 7600K @ 5.0Ghz ASUS Strix Z270I Gaming Visiontek RX 480 [EK FC nickel/Acetal] 16GB G.Skill Trident Z RGB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Intel 525S 256GB M.2  Samsung 840 EVO 120GB Crucial M300 1TB Seagate Firecuda 2TB 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK Supreme LTX CSQ [Canadian Special Edition] MCP 35X 10W W/ EK CSQ X-TOP EK Coolstream PE 240 Bitspower Multi Tank 80 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Bitspower Matte Black Rotary Fittings/ Feser Ma... Windows 10 Professional 64-Bit Samsung 32 Inch 4K TV Acer S231H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
NKPC V60 65% custom  Corsair RM850i  Corsair Air 240 Razer Deathadder 2013 
Mouse PadAudioOther
Stelseries QCK+ Astro A40 TR+ Mixamp Pro AKRacing Arctica Gaming Chair 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600 EVGA Z77 Stinger ITX Sapphire R9 380X 16GB Mushkin Blackline 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Seagate Barracuda 1TB Seagate Barracuda 1TB 2x Cougar Vortex V12-HP pwm Fans Intel Stock Cooler 
OSPowerCase
Windows 10 Pro 64 bit Corsair HX750 Deepcool S12 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i5 3570 Asus P8Z77-I Deluxe ITX XFX Radeon 6850 Refrerence AMD Radeon 6670 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
16GB Kingston HyperX Black DDR3 WD Blue 320GB Dell 1155 Intel HSF (modded) windows 10 Pro 64 bit 
PowerCase
EVGA 500B Deepcool S12 
  hide details  
Reply
Orange Angel
(24 items)
 
Miner/Folder
(11 items)
 
Miner Jr (TM)
(10 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 7600K @ 5.0Ghz ASUS Strix Z270I Gaming Visiontek RX 480 [EK FC nickel/Acetal] 16GB G.Skill Trident Z RGB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Intel 525S 256GB M.2  Samsung 840 EVO 120GB Crucial M300 1TB Seagate Firecuda 2TB 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK Supreme LTX CSQ [Canadian Special Edition] MCP 35X 10W W/ EK CSQ X-TOP EK Coolstream PE 240 Bitspower Multi Tank 80 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Bitspower Matte Black Rotary Fittings/ Feser Ma... Windows 10 Professional 64-Bit Samsung 32 Inch 4K TV Acer S231H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
NKPC V60 65% custom  Corsair RM850i  Corsair Air 240 Razer Deathadder 2013 
Mouse PadAudioOther
Stelseries QCK+ Astro A40 TR+ Mixamp Pro AKRacing Arctica Gaming Chair 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600 EVGA Z77 Stinger ITX Sapphire R9 380X 16GB Mushkin Blackline 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Seagate Barracuda 1TB Seagate Barracuda 1TB 2x Cougar Vortex V12-HP pwm Fans Intel Stock Cooler 
OSPowerCase
Windows 10 Pro 64 bit Corsair HX750 Deepcool S12 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i5 3570 Asus P8Z77-I Deluxe ITX XFX Radeon 6850 Refrerence AMD Radeon 6670 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
16GB Kingston HyperX Black DDR3 WD Blue 320GB Dell 1155 Intel HSF (modded) windows 10 Pro 64 bit 
PowerCase
EVGA 500B Deepcool S12 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 3
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by PCSarge View Post
it should be fine, LED's dont use much power AFAIK, if it bsods, run it on a different connector
It never BSODs, Was just wondering if I might get more performance using a direct connection rather than Molex Chaining with the LEDs. I do it because the cables look much neater that way
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: NVIDIA
Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › Can a Molex Chain affect performance?