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2 grounds add 50W ... Sure.
C'mon. A 8pin will handle far more than just 125W, it's just a safe listing for crap PSUs which use AWG20

this.

2 extra grounds do not add 50w. it makes no ****in sense!

and i only want to run 1 gpu lad, not 2. smile.gif
post #32 of 35
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2 grounds add 50W ... Sure.
C'mon. A 8pin will handle far more than just 125W, it's just a safe listing for crap PSUs which use AWG20


Whatever, that's irrelevant, my point is that if you use a 6 to 8 pin adapter you are creating strain on that adapter since 6 pin is only 75 w
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Whatever, that's irrelevant, my point is that if you use a 6 to 8 pin adapter you are creating strain on that adapter since 6 pin is only 75 w

do you not understand how electrics work.

adding 2 grounds is as useless as a chocolate teapot in providing power, if anything we need a 2 pin, with 8 or 10 gauge power wires!! less resistance and capable of providing 1000w happily!
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do you not understand how electrics work.

adding 2 grounds is as useless as a chocolate teapot in providing power, if anything we need a 2 pin, with 8 or 10 gauge power wires!! less resistance and capable of providing 1000w happily!
Sorry im not an electrical engy all I can tell you is that I have seen it with my own eyes, molex adapters to fit an 8 pin literally fried.
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Sorry im not an electrical engy all I can tell you is that I have seen it with my own eyes, molex adapters to fit an 8 pin literally fried.
SINGLE molex to 8 pin, nuh-uh.
Dual molex to 8pin is fine but if it fried then it's not made properly.
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