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Do i have to plug in a 6 pin pcie on a RX 590

hi so iam looking at an rx 590 but it has a 8 pin pcie and a 6 pin. is it okay if i only plug in the 8 pin as my psu only has 1 8 pin? (i dont mind if the gpu is a little slower)

 

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Usually video cards won't work without all proper PCI-e power connections.

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It probably won't work. My experience has been that graphics cards need all power connectors to be connected to operate. 

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2 minutes ago, Princess Luna said:

Usually video cards won't work without all proper PCI-e power connections.

okay thanks

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So... you need another cable,  an adapter or a new PSU  altogether? 

 

I was wondering that myself already tbh... 

 

 

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If you have a spare Molex I believe they have Molex to 6 pin adapters.

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On 11/22/2019 at 7:52 PM, Princess Luna said:

Usually video cards won't work without all proper PCI-e power connections.

Yes they do display please connect the 8pin, they display it from what power they can get from PCIE

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