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Old 06-23-08, 09:34 AM   #8
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Default Re: Can you use 2 power adapters on this card?

Originally Posted by hell_of_doom227 View Post
I think the safest approach is 1x6 pin connector and use 2x6 pin to 8 pin adapter. So single GTX280 will require 3x6Pin or 1xPin + 1x8Pin.
BFG tech states the GTX 280 "requires" 3, 6-Pin PCIs. I personally have no doubts just using one adapter probably isn't an issue, and wouldn't have even asked the question if I had 3.

I'm just wondering why this is? I have 4, 12+V rails with 52A total. I can use 2 rails on one jack, and 2 rails on the other. Where's the problem if there is one?
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