New graphics card

  dazza39 20:40 11 Jul 2008
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Hello

Just purchased a 9600gt geforce card and installing in my pc,at back of card it has additional power connectors?,but my PSU doesnt have any spare?,will card still work.

  bluesbrother 20:43 11 Jul 2008

If you don't use it much, you could use the connector from the floppy drive.

  dazza39 20:47 11 Jul 2008

floppy drive dosent have same connection required?

  bluesbrother 20:54 11 Jul 2008

Last time I had to do it that way was to install an AGP card. Times (and hardware) change.

  dazza39 21:00 11 Jul 2008

its ok i hvae the connector was in box,now on end it has two 3 pin connectors which need to into psu slot but psu plugged in so do i undo that and insert these in its place?

  woofwoofbark 21:03 11 Jul 2008

I read up that most cards need a 6-pin connector from the psu.

Does your card have the 6-pin connection at the back of the card .. if so ... here is a Molex to 6 Pin PCI-Express convertor cable.

click here

I know that you can buy them cheaper on ebay.

Hope this helps.

  dazza39 21:10 11 Jul 2008

david i have connector for card,do i unplug the psu cable and put these 2 6 pin connectors instead,thats what it shows me on card insructions.?

  dazza39 21:19 11 Jul 2008

or can i plug the power connectors into the spare connector cables?

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