With the above adapter I'd be putting 2 molex connections into one 8 pin, but since molex carries less power than 8 pin I don't think there would be an issue. At least that way you're pulling power through three wires and connector pins. I've seen both 11a and 13a for PCIe pins so 3x 12v = 396-468w A good quality PCIe splitter will allow up to 198w-234w per graphics card. Re:Преходник Cable Molex-to-8 pin for CPU 8 пиновият куплунг е за захранването на процесора и се препоръчва при повечко ядра (според описанието на книжката ми) но може и да се ползва само 4 пинов куплунг.. It needs one 6 pin and one 8 pin power connection. Since PCIe spec is 150w per 8 … I'm interested in an ASUS NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 for my 3.1 MP. System Name: Salvaged: Processor: AMD Phenom II X6, 1055T: Motherboard: MSI (cant remember model..) Cooling: Antec Kühler + extra fans (Antec, Zalman, Coolermaster, Generic brand) Memory: … Because there is actually a chance that the 6-pin on a cheap PSU could be overloaded if it only has 2 +12v pins. Molex 4 Pin to 8 Pin PCI-Express Power Convener Cable.
i checked and the power consumption of my gpu is 75 watts. With this I would need 2 molex to 6 pin, to then fit that 6 pin on the dual adapter. 30cm Silverstone PP07-BTSW Molex 4-pin to 4x SATA Extension Power Cable, Male to Female, Braided, White is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 1. You would have to splice into either the molex connectors or existing sata molex to get those voltages (the 3.3 isn't particularly needed). $69.99 $49.99. Top Sellers. Rosewill EPS8EX-8 8" ATX 12V/ EPS 12V 8-pin Motherboard/CPU Power Extension Cable, M/F Female to Male. I'm wondering if it is safe to use an adapter like the one from the link below. The problem I'm having is that the current motherboard uses an 8-pin power connector for the CPU, but the power supply only has a 4-pin connector. basically they uses 2 molex to power a 8-pin , and since i wont use it on a big consuming graphic card , i was wondering if it should be safe ? IDE 4Pin Molex x 2 To PCI-E 8Pin power cable Length: approx 16cm Package Included: 1 x 4pin to 8pin Power Cable. The 8 pin cable that was supplies is not long enough to reach the 8 pin connector on the motherboard (the psu is at the bottom of the case - whereas the 8 pin connector on the motherboard is at the top; and we all know how ginormous the Rocketfish case is). Do I really have to plug in the EATX12V_2 plug (4-pin) and EX_PLUG (Molex) on my RAMPAGE V?

The sense pin is just a ground, but the 8-pin standard allows for the card to check to make sure that ground is present to make sure an 8-pin is plugged in.

Perhaps an 8 pin PCI-E uses beefier wires for the 3 +12v leads?

4 Pin Molex to 6 Pin PCI-Express PCIE Video Card Power Converter Adapter Cable $6.89. I can't find anything like this though, and the next best option I see are dual 6 pin to 8 pin adapters. I think the better option would probably be to use the cables that already have two 8 pins on the end though. With the above adapter I'd be putting 2 molex connections into one 8 pin, but since molex carries less power than 8 pin I don't think there would be an issue. Granted, both are just 500W with only one PCI-E 6-pin each and so when I was testing my PC consisted of an Asus X99 Deluxe/U3.1 and 5820K with an EVGA Classified GTX 770 4GB (which needs two 8-pin PCI-e plugs), I used one 6-pin to 8-pin adapter and the other 8-pin requirement, I used the 4-pin molex to 6-pin PCI-E, then connect the 6-pin to 8-pin adapter to that, so I finally had two 8 … Joined Apr 21, 2011 Messages 494 (0.15/day) Location Hesperus IV System Specs. Rated 3 out of 5 by kamelion from nice cable but upside down I bought this cable to make cable management easier. Electrically, your best bet is to use the 8 pin EPS to 8 pin PCI-E adapter.
That said, 6 pin PCI-E is rated for 75w. Die Stromversorgung der CPU ist mit 2x 4-Pin auf 8-Pin realisiert worden, da das MB 2 8-Pin Buchsen anbietet. Thanks for the info.