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enermax 1500w 8pin+4pin to 6+6 pin ?

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hi i bought this super psu and i have 4 gpus in it now drawing something like 900w approx and there are 2 more 12V rails 30 A each im going to buy another gpu next month and there are only 5 (6+2) + (6+2) power cables which will satisfy me for now but the sixth is 8+4 which is for mobo and cpu i believe ?! is it possible to take that 8 pin into 280x and make the other one 8pin from two molex? im thinking about nonstop running rig and how much can actually deliver molex -> 6pin ??

basically im asking if its possible to run 4x 7950 and 2x 280x on this psu these cards take up to 220w-240w

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No because the 8 and 4-pin cables are strictly for the CPU (and apparently for the memory as well, which I didn't know). If you were to attempt it, then your CPU (and memory) wouldn't have enough power and then your computer wouldn't work.

 

Use Molex to PCI-E adapters instead.

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post #3 of 4
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well i currently have the mb powered with 8pin and 24 pin no more slots where to put this one 8pin+4pin is not even connected to psu yet its free its modular .. thumb.gif and running with 4 gpus no problem .. and i have 6 12v slots on psu

edit : i currently use 4xEMC014-G cables and i have free not plugged in these 12V cables one EMC014-G (where i can put gpu no problem) and EMC018-G which has 8 pin which maybe used for gpu!?
Edited by Pleskac - 1/17/14 at 11:38am
post #4 of 4

I have no idea. I would think that if it's for a video card or some other PCI-E device, then it would say "PCI-E" on it somewhere (or maybe even "PCI Express").

 

All I'm really saying is, the EPS12V cables cannot and should never be used for PCI-E devices. For that matter, they shouldn't even fit.

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