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I have an Artic Power 700w psu sitting in my cupbaord which i was thinking of using until my sig psu can be rma'd (it's dying).

The Artic Power psu has no native 6/8pin connectors (my 570 needs 6+8pin).

Could i run my 570 off a single molex rail using single-molex to 6-pin + single-molex to 8pin adaptors, so i'd essentially be running my entire 570 off just two molex connectors. And also run upto 5 fans + dvd drive off the final molex connector.

Possible?
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You will be using a single +12v wire to power the card instead of three +12v wires....


A single 18AWG wire is good for about 50-70w.
Edited by DuckieHo - 2/11/11 at 7:01am
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