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Old 11-21-2012, 10:41 PM   #1
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Default Need another PCIe connector?

I just ordered a 430W power supply (Corsair CX430 V2) for my new build, and I realized that it provides only 1 PCIe connector whereas the Radeon 7870 I want requires two. Will my card work properly without the second connector?
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:05 PM   #2
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It will work but will not run at its best. You can get a molex to PCI-e power converter. Look like this :


Strange that you didn't get one with your GPU when you bought it though...
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:38 PM   #3
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Get an adapter (molex to PCIe), it'll be fine unless you have an extremely power hungry CPU
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