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Does the GTX 280 need an 8-pin power cable?

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Questions in the title =)

On behalf of a friend who is considering buying one, but doesnt really want to buy another power supply.

Thanks.
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Questions in the title =)

On behalf of a friend who is considering buying one, but doesnt really want to buy another power supply.

Thanks.
All evidence so far indicates yes.
IDK if it will be like ATI, where you can still use 2x6 even though there is an 8pin.
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A 8-Pin will be required for the GTX 280.
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from what i know its 1 6pin and 1 8 pin
    
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Ok thanks so far.

Bit of a bummer if you must have an 8-Pin then.
Edited by Willis1458 - 6/15/08 at 10:42am
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I think like 9800GX2, an 8-pin PCIE adapter would work.
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