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    Member Kostas's Avatar
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    Default Is there a power supply adaptor/spliter?

    Hello everyone,
    So i have this new graphics card which a friend gave me (Nvidia's gtx 470) and it uses a 12 pin power cable , the problem is my power supply is a (thermaltake 450) and only has a 6 pin and a 2 pin cable. Is there some kind of adapter i can but to change the 2 pin into a 6 pin?

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    Senior Member pctek's Avatar
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    Default Re: Is there a power supply adaptor/spliter?

    You may be able to find a molex adapter but I wouldn't recommend it.
    The PSU is only 450w anyway and thermaltake as well.

    Get another PSU, you risk underpowering everything by using adapters.
    wipe your paws.

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    Default Re: Is there a power supply adaptor/spliter?
    Minimum System Power Requirement :550 W

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    Unknown Device wratterus's Avatar
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    Default Re: Is there a power supply adaptor/spliter?

    DON'T use your PSU with that card. Thermaltake are pretty rubbish at the best of time. Get a decent 550 or 600w from a brand like corsair or seasonic, or cheaper would be cooler master's V series, or enermax also make decent cheaper PSUs.
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