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For this power supply,
the pciE connector says
1 x 6+2-Pin

but the GTX 760 MSI hawk has 2 x 6+2 pin

does this mean this power supply cant use this GPU?
or does that just mean i plug in 1 of the pins from the GPU? or do i always have to plug in both pins? meaning i have to find a PSU with a 2 x 6+2 pin.
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post #2 of 5
There are adapters for such things...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/140479839705?lpid=82
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post #3 of 5
The power supply will easily handle that. Just buy an adapter like in the link above.
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post #4 of 5
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Originally Posted by Outlawed View Post

There are adapters for such things...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/140479839705?lpid=82

so since the GPU has 2 x 6+2 pins that means
I have to use all pin,s or, 2 x 6 +2 ?

i cant use like 1 x 6 pin or 1 x 6 +2
or 2 x+6 ??

i always have to use the GPU's 2 x 6 + 2 pin?
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post #5 of 5
6 pin + molex-to-6-pin AFAIK

I don't think you require the +2's, especially on a 760.

Consider that somebody with a 780ti, overvolted could draw three times as much power as you for the card.. He only has a couple of 6+2 pins and a pci-e slot
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