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do the old Geforce 9600GSO cards really require that 6 pin connector?

i have one that ive revived and would like to stick in an HP Pavillion OEM box, but i dont have an adapter and the neccessary connector isnt on the psu, could i possibly rig my own to a couple of molex lines?

that being said i want it to fold, every bit in my farm at work counts.
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The adaptors are pretty cheap and most computer stores around me keep them in stock. If I were you, I'd just go buy one.

That said, you're going to need the 6-pin connector. Without it you're not going to deliver enough wattage. Compare this to this. Plus the pin configuration is goind to be very different. In other words, it's possible for you to do it, but it'll basically require you making a "permenant adaptor" out of several 4-pin connectors with the risk that you can either waste your time and under-power your GPU or make a kill cable.
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true, wish i could find all those adapters that came with my cards. i always misplace connectors at a bad time.
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