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Any disadvantage to using PCI-E molex adapters vs built in ones from the PSU for the GPU?
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Nope. Your good thumb.gif
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Asethetics aside, just make sure the PSU has enough juice in the rail(s) for the GPU.

And, choose such an adapter carefully as not all are made equally.

One 4-pin Molex to 6-pin PCIE adapter should not be used.
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Be careful with uncommon wiring
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Below is one supplied with an Asus graphics card. Note the wiring arrangement and the colour.
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