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my 750w corsair and evga 580...worried pls

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hey everyone back again, i just realized i may have an issue with my power supply when i ordered my evga gtx 580 superclocked.

the requirement says 6 pin and 8 pin to work with the card here is my psu specs.
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...8609&CatId=106
and the card specs
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...-590-_-Product

if you look carefully there is a power cable adapter or somewhat that comes just in case the psu doesnt have a 6 pin or 8 pin..can i use this and would it work fine?....i was speaking to a tech person from tigerdirect and they said try to avoid it , but then again i dont want to buy another psu..i just got this august..will the adapter give problems and any experience with it...

thanks

Alvi.
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post #2 of 5
There most likely will be an adapter that comes with the card that will allow you to plug it in.
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Your corsair should be fine for on 580 and have both a 6 pin and 8 pin. I believe it has 4 of them that can be either used as 6 or 8pin connectors.
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post #4 of 5
I have the TX750 and I'm using it for SLI. You will be fine, it comes with 4 8-pin PCI-e connectors, and you can take off 2-pin off each one so you can also use it as 6-pin.

Also, in case for some reason you dont have enough PCI-e connectors, you can always use PCI-e to Molex adapters, they come with your card.
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My TX750 has 4 PCI-e connectors that are 6+2 (so usable as either 6 pin or 8 pin). You will be fine, enjoy your new card!
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