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sli / xfire power connector

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Topic: sli / xfire power connector
Posted By: Gman
Subject: sli / xfire power connector
Date Posted: 07 Nov 2015 at 3:42am
I just got my Fatal1ty Killer board, and I see where it says to use this power connector if you run 2 or more cards, my question is, is there any benefit of using this connector if you only have 1 card, ie: xtra or more solid power?.



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Posted By: ASRock Expert
Date Posted: 07 Nov 2015 at 7:29pm
If You have a solid PSU, You should be good without it.

If You have a bad PSU - just change it, for a better future.

So, for one PCI-e GPU, You are fine with the PCI-e power provided by the MBO via 24+8pin.


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Posted By: Xaltar
Date Posted: 07 Nov 2015 at 8:06pm
There is no benefit from using it with a single card as far as I have seen in testing on my own systems.



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