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Hello to all ,

I have a huge problem , recently i purchased a Gtx580 and i asked before i buy it will my current power supply Seasonic 520+ 80 Silver will be good for it? they said yes! now i removed my old video card and put the new one, when i read the instructions i see there is a need for a 6 pin and a 8 pin to operate it, i have them both but the 8 pin is not good for the video card. any suggestions?
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How is it not good? Not enough power on the rail?
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post #3 of 17
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Originally Posted by Amdkillsintel View Post
How is it not good? Not enough power on the rail?
Its not about the power, its because the 8 pin is not matching to the socket of the card
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post #4 of 17
That 8pin is for the 4/8pin Socket on your motherboard (if it has one).

you will need to get a molex adapter.

Edit:- The PSU has a 6 pin and a 6+2 pin so you should be able to hook the card up fine.
Edited by TheReaperWaits - 3/26/11 at 11:23am
 
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post #5 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by zorg1983 View Post
Its not about the power, its because the 8 pin is not matching to the socket of the card
that might be the 8 pin that goes to the motherboard...the PCI-E connectors on both of my PSUs(antec and corsair) are CLEARLY marked PCI-E....
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post #6 of 17
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Yes i know , i have 2 6 pin pci adapters but i don't have a 2 pint that can complete it to 8 pins... is there anyone who have this PSU who can show me?
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post #7 of 17
You don't need adapters... Your PSU should have two PCI-E connectors like this...

 
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post #8 of 17
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Wow man you are right , i have this but i never took that into account... so if i plug this into the GPU it should work?

Another question: if i want to do Nvidia Physx i wont have any spare adapters to operate the second GPU will i?
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post #9 of 17
A single nvidia card will still run physix easily.

Also, there are plenty of lower end nvidia cards that don't require external power.

As an alternative (most video cards include this), a molex to 6 pin pci-e adapter.
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post #10 of 17
^This, a single 580 is more than enough to render the video and texture's....
 
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