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my power supply (Enermax Liberty 620w) only came with 1 power cable for the graphics card. I want to SLI soon and i was wondering if i need 2 power cables or will one be enough to power 2 cards? Or will i need to get a SLI power supply? Thanks
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You are probably going to need two six pin cables from your power supply.
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post #3 of 19
you will need 1 for each vga card

you have 2 option

1 get a 4 pin molex to 6 pin pci-e adapter
2 get a new psu
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get a PCPC they have the right cables for even a 9800GX2 so that should be enough for you.
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if i get the cable, will it be safe like it would be if i had a SLI PSU?
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Yes, but your psu may not be strong enough anyways, especially with a Q6600.
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post #7 of 19
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Originally Posted by DeathRazR View Post
if i get the cable, will it be safe like it would be if i had a SLI PSU?
yes it is safe but frist check to see if your psu will handel the sli(enough power)
post #8 of 19
you have 22 amps on each rail and your PSU is SLI ready so you should be fine.
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post #9 of 19
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Originally Posted by noobdown View Post
you will need 1 for each vga card

you have 2 option

1 get a 4 pin molex to 6 pin pci-e adapter
2 get a new psu
I second that
post #10 of 19
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Originally Posted by DeathRazR View Post
my power supply (Enermax Liberty 620w) only came with 1 power cable for the graphics card. I want to SLI soon and i was wondering if i need 2 power cables or will one be enough to power 2 cards? Or will i need to get a SLI power supply? Thanks
Get the pc power & cooling 750w silencer. IT is a single rail 60A Quad connector.
do not get a quad rail.They have four rails with less amps which have been proven to less stable for sli.
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