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hello, i have a xfx 7970 black edition gpu. when i was installing it i realized i dont have a 8 pin connector but i have a 6 pin (two in total) i need one 6 pin and one 8 pin. is there any other way to get the 8 pin because it says i cant connect 2x6pin to 1x8pin can i use 2 molex to one 8 pin please help. Thanks
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As long as you have a molex to 8-pin pci-e converter cable, you can use one of your 6-pin connectors and the 8-pin converter cable.

Just make sure your PSU has the recommended power requirements. Should be found in the gpu's documentation or on the box.

Recommended PSU should be minimum 500W good quality model.
 
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i have a xfx 750w pro core edition psu is it good enough
Edited by ishaan131 - 2/23/13 at 2:53am
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As long as you have a molex to 8-pin pci-e converter cable, you can use one of your 6-pin connectors and the 8-pin converter cable.

Just make sure your PSU has the recommended power requirements. Should be found in the gpu's documentation or on the box.

Recommended PSU should be minimum 500W good quality model.

i have a xfx 750w pro core edition psu is it good enough
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i have a xfx 750w pro core edition psu is it good enough

thumb.gif You're good to go with that PSU - more than enough power to deal with a single 7970
 
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i have a xfx 750w pro core edition psu is it good enough

Running a xfx 7970 ghz on a xfx 450 core pro without a problem so you're good thumb.gif
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