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post #1 of 6
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I was thinking about adding a second 9800GTX+ to the setup in my sig. I'm pretty sure the corsair will power both no problem, but I was wondering if I will be fine with only 2 6-pins. I was planning on using one 6-pin and one adapted 6-pin in each. Will this be ok?

Also, why do each of the adapters have 2 female 4-pin molex connectors? Will I be fine with plugging on in? It seems like using both would only make a difference if they're plugged into two different pigtails, and only if those are separate internally to the power supply.

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post #2 of 6
adapters are always a "if you have to" option, but, it'll do it, just be cautious, and like, duct tape it Dont want it to fall out when running
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post #3 of 6
you'll be fine, it's the wire management you should worry about.
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post #4 of 6
It's enough to power both cards. You have to take two 4-pin molex connector from the power supply and connect it to the adapter.
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Good to hear. I actually have great cable management at the moment (though it was a tight fit behind the motherboard tray), and I think I should still be able to keep it clean even with the adapters added. Thanks for the responses!
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post #6 of 6
no problem
enjoy that kickass rig
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