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Quick question about MSI 7950

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I just received my 7950 (this one) and I noticed there is a six pin power connection and an eight pin power connection.

Do I need to plug my PSU into both? Or is just one sufficient? I originally thought both would be necessary, but it comes with a molex to six pin adapter cable and no eight pin adapter. So, if I had to use molex (which I don't), I would only be able to plug into the six pin connection. This leads me to believe only one connection is required.

Thanks in advance!
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No you need both plugged in to work. And for god sake don't use a molex connector! Thats how I fried one of my old PSU's.
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8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport 1600mhz Samsung 470 SSD Corsair H80i Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium 
PowerCase
Corsair HX850 Coolermaster HAF 932 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel SU7300 Core2Duo 1.6 Ghz Alienware OEM Nvidia 335m 8 GB PNY memory 
Hard DriveOSMonitor
Samsing 840 SSD Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit Generic PNP monitor @ 75hz 
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