8 Pin power adapters?
I'm not buying anything yet, but the main snag that's stopping me from considering a GTX 280 is that I supposedly need a new power supply.
Updated models of my PSU have a 6+2pin connector, but mine does not. All other specs are identical. My PSU has 4 12v rails with 18A each. I know single rails are preferred, but this thing should be plenty for one video card, even one has power hungry as a 280.
So, how many people are using a GTX 280 with an 8 pin power adapter rather than a PSU with a native 8 pin power cable?
I've heard some people say that using a power adapter causes some problems, but others say it doesn't. So lets do a poll...
Vote whether you're having problems with your setup or not. Problems could be heat issues, stability problems, fan problems, or anything else like that.
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