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Old 10-28-08, 11:58 AM   #5
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Default Re: GTX 280 and Power Connection

That is the way I understand it ,If you have a motherboard that has PCIe 1.0 is should use 75watts at the slot and a M.B with a PCIe 2.0 can use up to 150 watts at the slot. then the 6pin plug on the GTX 280 should draw up to around 75 watts and the 8 pin plug should handle up to 150 watts.
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