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Hey just bought a gtx 970. I have a problem. My psu only has 1 8 pin connector. Do I have to buy another psu or is there some sort of adapter I could use to have 2 8 pin cables. I know I messed up and should of done research 

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another psu. those adpaters are bad idea


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country and budget?


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https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01MTDJ6VP?tag=pcp0f-21&linkCode=ogi&th=1&psc=1

 

That is the cheapest PSU I could find, £41, and it has a PCIE 6+2 pin, which is what I use for my GTX 970.

 

Buy my advice is to save up a bit more and buy a better one. 

 

This one is £70 and is fully modular:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00HHH8AA6?tag=pcp0f-21&linkCode=ogi&th=1&psc=1


Bear in mind that this thing will be touching everything else in your system bar the monitor.  RAM, Motherboard, Hard drives, SSDs and Graphics card.

 

Saving £20 here only to find it has fried your entire system is not good value.

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Hard to get a decent quality PSU for £35 - £45 it looks like.

Better if you can extend the budget to £50- £60 range...

 

Be Quet! System Power 9 500W -- Tier B PSU -- £50 

https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/product/b37v6h/be-quiet-system-power-9-500-w-80-bronze-certified-atx-power-supply-bn246

 

SeaSonic Focus Gold 450W -- Tier A PSU -- £55

https://www.scan.co.uk/products/450w-seasonic-focus-gold-hybrid-modular-80plus-gold-sli-crossfire-single-rail-37a-120mm-fan-atx-psu?utm_source=pc part picker&utm_medium=referral

 

 

 


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