Graphics card hook up
ElricOfGrans Nov 6,4: Replace the backplate screws to secure the card in place. Yesterday i brought a new power supply and i also looked if it has 2x 6 pin.
It seems like PCs can never have enough 3D graphics power. There should be two blue cables with six pins plus two hanging two pins. More about hook pin graphics card. Thanks for the help. Ok i will buy a new power supply and then i will tell you if it worked thanks for all ur help and special thanks to jerreece.
Disconnect the monitor cable and undo the backplate case screw. Almost all motherboards use some type of physical securing system to prevent the card falling out of its slot. Two MSI R9 4gb graphics card?? You shouldnt need that other piece if your power supply has two 8 pin pcie connectors.
I plugged it into the PCIe slot and now need to connect to power, but I have a small problem. Modern graphics card can require a great deal of power to work. I only have one hanging 2-pin but have 2 6-pin. Can't find your answer? AligatoR Jan 12, The PCIe power cable from my supply looks as though it can be 6-pin OR 8-pin, depending on the needs.
Power graphics card hook up Modern graphics card can require a great deal of power to work. Remove everything Disconnect the monitor cable and undo the backplate case screw.
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Take one of the six plus two and plug it into the eight pin port on the video card. Thats a wierd splitter?
See if i can get this one workin and if i cant then i just buy a new one. I have included pictures of both the cable from the power supply and the adapter to connect this to the card.
PCs have a confusing number of video output: If you do not connect them the card will not work. Ask a new question.
Then use the eight pin to four pin molex adaptor for the other eight pin block on the video card. Connect up Replace the backplate screws to secure the card in place.
For the latter option your first job is to locate the old card, they're usually hard to miss, usually being the largest card inside your PC that's closest to the graphics card hook up heatsink and of course attached to the monitor. It's important to check the specification requirements before buying.
I just want come clarification that I am looking at the right thing. But yes the pcie power cable in the first picture can be used as a 6 or 8 pin and the other two pins can only lock in one way. P My power supply has room for two 8-pins, but only one is currently in the system. I did not realise there was only one way to do it, but that photo is a heck of a lot clearer than real life. Importantly with high-end and even mid-range cards it's important to check your PC's power supply PSU meets the minimum power requirements.