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Power To GPU

So you mean you have a PSU with only one 6+2 pin PCIE power connector, but a GPU with with a 6+2 and 6 pin connector?

Best case scenario it will run, until you are fully loading the GPU in a game and it will crash, worst case it won't start up at all.

 

Don't do this though, if your PSU only has one PCIE power connector, it likely is not of sufficient quality with a beefy GPU.

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what would happen if i plugged a 6+ 2 into a 8+6 Slot on a gpu would i just not get a signal

 

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2 minutes ago, thdevi said:

what would happen if i plugged a 6+ 2 into a 8+6 Slot on a gpu would i just not get a signal

 

I wouldn't.


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So you mean you have a PSU with only one 6+2 pin PCIE power connector, but a GPU with with a 6+2 and 6 pin connector?

Best case scenario it will run, until you are fully loading the GPU in a game and it will crash, worst case it won't start up at all.

 

Don't do this though, if your PSU only has one PCIE power connector, it likely is not of sufficient quality with a beefy GPU.


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1 minute ago, Minibois said:

So you mean you have a PSU with only one 6+2 pin PCIE power connector, but a GPU with with a 6+2 and 6 pin connector?

Best case scenario it will run, until you are fully loading the GPU in a game and it will crash, worst case it won't start up at all.

 

Don't do this though, if your PSU only has one PCIE power connector, it likely is not of sufficient quality with a beefy GPU.

I know i have enough power to power it iv ordered a molex to 6pin for it which apparently will work

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10 minutes ago, thdevi said:

I know i have enough power to power it iv ordered a molex to 6pin for it which apparently will work

molex to 6 pin is not recommended, not for a system you care about.


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1 minute ago, Fasauceome said:

molex to 6 pin is not recommended, not for a system you care about.

why what will happen? also its not perminant just for a few weeks

 

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Just now, thdevi said:

why what will happen? also its not perminant just for a few weeks

 

The power delivery of molex is not appropriate for a power hungry GPU. Anything from the PSU dying to cables melting is possible. I speak from firsthand experience


I WILL find your ITX build thread, and I WILL recommend the SIlverstone Sugo SG13B

 

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Draws 400 watts under max load, for reference.

 

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Just now, Fasauceome said:

The power delivery of molex is not appropriate for a power hungry GPU. Anything from the PSU dying to cables melting is possible. I speak from firsthand experience

how long did yours take to meal or your psu dying also its a 2xmolex to 6 pin if that makes a differance

 

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Just now, thdevi said:

how long did yours take to meal or your psu dying also its a 2xmolex to 6 pin if that makes a differance

 

I was running a 780 off a PCIe 8 pin + a dual molex to 6 pin, that was the death of both the PSU and the motherboard. When a crappy PSU dies it usually takes something with it.


I WILL find your ITX build thread, and I WILL recommend the SIlverstone Sugo SG13B

 

Primary PC:

i7 8086k (won) - EVGA Z370 Classified K - G.Kill Trident Z RGB - Force MP500 - Jedi Order Titan Xp - The venerated Hyper 212 Evo (with RGB Riing flair) - EVGA G2 650W - Black and green theme, Razer branwashed me.

Draws 400 watts under max load, for reference.

 

Linux Proliant ML150 G6:

Dual Xeon X5560 - 24GB ECC DDR3 - GTX 750 TI - old Seagate 1.5TB HDD - Dark moded Ubuntu (and Win7, cuz why not)

 

EVGA G3 threadSeasonic Focus threadUserbenchmark (Et al.) is trash explained, PSU misconceptions, protections explainedgroup reg is bad

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4 minutes ago, thdevi said:

the integrator is a super cheapo model. definitely not recommended.


I WILL find your ITX build thread, and I WILL recommend the SIlverstone Sugo SG13B

 

Primary PC:

i7 8086k (won) - EVGA Z370 Classified K - G.Kill Trident Z RGB - Force MP500 - Jedi Order Titan Xp - The venerated Hyper 212 Evo (with RGB Riing flair) - EVGA G2 650W - Black and green theme, Razer branwashed me.

Draws 400 watts under max load, for reference.

 

Linux Proliant ML150 G6:

Dual Xeon X5560 - 24GB ECC DDR3 - GTX 750 TI - old Seagate 1.5TB HDD - Dark moded Ubuntu (and Win7, cuz why not)

 

EVGA G3 threadSeasonic Focus threadUserbenchmark (Et al.) is trash explained, PSU misconceptions, protections explainedgroup reg is bad

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6 minutes ago, thdevi said:

What GPU are you trying to power with that firebrick? 


 

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Just now, Stormseeker9 said:

What GPU are you trying to power with that firebrick? 

980 my friend has been using a molex to 6 pin for almost a year and it worked fine and he has a 980 also

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Maybe you could put the power limit to like 50% or so so you shouldn't overload it but can enjoy it for the time being? :)


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33 minutes ago, thdevi said:

980 my friend has been using a molex to 6 pin for almost a year and it worked fine and he has a 980 also

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I WILL find your ITX build thread, and I WILL recommend the SIlverstone Sugo SG13B

 

Primary PC:

i7 8086k (won) - EVGA Z370 Classified K - G.Kill Trident Z RGB - Force MP500 - Jedi Order Titan Xp - The venerated Hyper 212 Evo (with RGB Riing flair) - EVGA G2 650W - Black and green theme, Razer branwashed me.

Draws 400 watts under max load, for reference.

 

Linux Proliant ML150 G6:

Dual Xeon X5560 - 24GB ECC DDR3 - GTX 750 TI - old Seagate 1.5TB HDD - Dark moded Ubuntu (and Win7, cuz why not)

 

EVGA G3 threadSeasonic Focus threadUserbenchmark (Et al.) is trash explained, PSU misconceptions, protections explainedgroup reg is bad

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