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post #11 of 120
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Actually, the PCIe 2.0 spec allows even more to be drawn through the PCIe slot.... I believe it is over 150w. However, no one utilizes this to maintain backwards compatability.



What this adapter does is the same as those additional Molex plug on some motherboards. There have been cases where mobos are fried from drawing too much power through just the 24-pin ATX plug.
On that note, if you are correct:

I'm interested to see if this improves overclocking.
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post #12 of 120
We need hard numbers/data not a big intro.....
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nvm
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post #14 of 120
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Originally Posted by SIMPSONATOR View Post
On that note, if you are correct:

I'm interested to see if this improves overclocking.
It probably won't....


Unless you are an extreme overclocker and risk burning out your motherboard.
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post #15 of 120
If it improves stability, why not? Especially for volt mods?
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post #16 of 120
I still don't like the sight of it because i still don't know if it'll work but i'd wait til they have reviews and benchmarks on these these.
post #17 of 120
looks gimmicky
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post #18 of 120
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Originally Posted by LuckySe7ens View Post
looks gimmicky

It's a cable with two plugs... and we already explained what it does...


So how exactly is that make it "looks gimmicky"?
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post #19 of 120
Could be very useful for systems like mine where you hear the horror stories of running sli 480's an melting the 24 pin.
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post #20 of 120
Ghetto mod at best. ASUS has an actual molex connector on the Rampage III Extreme motherboard.
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