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Old May 31, 2011, 08:09 AM
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Hello, after i bought 8800GT graphics card, i saw that it needs a 6pin power plug, which i dont have. So i went to electronics shop, and bought Power Pci-express 2x 4pin to 6pin cable, and having problems, couse i dont know where to plug those 2x 4pin. 6 pin goes to video card, but where to plug those 2x 4pin?
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Old May 31, 2011, 08:14 AM
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Into the ends that look like they would plug into :P

I don't trust those adapters to be honest and if your power supply lacks a 6 pin perhaps look at getting a inexpensive psu that does.
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Old May 31, 2011, 08:14 AM
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The 4 pins plug into any open plugs from your power supply. But be forewarned that Nvidia says you need at least a 400w power supply to run a 8800GT.

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Old May 31, 2011, 08:23 AM
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ye i have 420w, but tbt from psu only goes 4pin, that can be plugged into, same as cable http://www.xscable.com/prodimages/CC2125Y_LR.jpg like those on the left, i need those on the right
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It sounds like you have the wrong adapter then.

You need one that looks like this: NCIX.com - Buy nGear 4 Pin Male Molex Power to 6 Pin PCI-E Power Adapter Cable - nGear Technologies Inc. - NG-4PMM-6PVF - in Canada.
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if you look at the plug ins to your hard-drive and cd-rom drive
those should look like what you plug into, unless they are sata drives, then they are different

but like they said look for any plugs coming out of your PSU that look like the ends to connect to
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Old May 31, 2011, 08:31 AM
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yeh i need to plug those 4pins into like cd rom slot
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refresh my memory on the brand and model of your psu before it blows? (hopefully not :))
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Old May 31, 2011, 08:50 AM
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let it blow, searching parts for a new pc ;p
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ye i have 420w, but tbt from psu only goes 4pin, that can be plugged into, same as cable http://www.xscable.com/prodimages/CC2125Y_LR.jpg like those on the left, i need those on the right
That adapter is allow 1 molex connector to be turned into 2
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