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hi everyone how u doing?

i have a question i have a Zotac 460 GTX 1GB AMP edition, i wanna try it, but my psu doesnt have pci-express cables, i order a new one an ocz psu but it will take long to ship, i wanna know if i can install it and run it with out the 2, 6 pin cables? would it be bad for my card or anything?

i wanna now your opinion of the AMP edition thanks guys.
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You can't run a GPU that needs the Power cables with out plugging them in.

What is the Watts on your PSU and the New one? You could use Molex to PCI-E adapters if you want.

AMP ones tend to OC better and stay cooler.
 
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post #4 of 8
you cant you can grab 2 molt to 6 pins tho. loow up you psu for amps and make sure you got enough to push the gpu 1st
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post #5 of 8
dont try to run a card that requires more wattage than what your PSU is able to deliver. you wont get anywhere, probably end up harming both GPU and PSU.
Edited by Boyd - 4/17/13 at 12:48pm
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the new psu is an OCZ GameXStream OCZGXS700 700W ATX12V SLI Certified Power Supply, my current is a generic 500 watt my friend.
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dont try to run a card that requires more wattage than what your PSU is able to deliver. you dont get anywhere, probably end up harming both GPU and PSU.

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you cant you can grab 2 molt to 6 pins tho. loow up you psu for amps and make sure you got enough to push the gpu 1st

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You can't run a GPU that needs the Power cables with out plugging them in.

What is the Watts on your PSU and the New one? You could use Molex to PCI-E adapters if you want.

AMP ones tend to OC better and stay cooler.


thanks for ur help guys i apreciate it
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I would just get the OCZ one then and not worry about adding the 460's to a No-Name PSU, bad things can happened.
 
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