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PCI-e Molex Power?

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Is it neccessary to plug in the a 12V molex to the PCI-e input on my motherboard if I am running 1 8800GT? Will it damage anything if its plugged in and if its not is my graphics card underpowered?
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No, it's not necessary. From what I read it is only for the other 1x or 4x pci-e slots.
    
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Unsure if it matter for basic function, but most MB alleged to have more stability with all the power connections installed when OCing.
    
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I'm not sure either but I think its only needed for dual card configuration, like SLi and Xfire.

At least thats what the Abit IP35-Pro manual says.
Edited by i_ame_killer_2 - 6/7/08 at 5:36am
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Cool, thanks guys
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