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post #1 of 5
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Heyo,

I see the 3870x2 has two plugs...a 6 pin and and 8 pin. I heard that it only needs one of them to run at stock, but both for ATI Overdrive. Which one is required to run at stock?

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It needs 2 six-pins to run at stock, and one six pin and one eight pin to OC. If you just plug in one 6-pin, the card won't work.
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This'll work for the 8pin, no?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16812887002

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Yep, it should work just fine. Your PSU, is it a single, or multi rail?
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Two rails. Think that'll be able to keep up with it's measly 500w? Trying to hold off upgrading it until summer.

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