Agi Posted October 3, 2010 Share Posted October 3, 2010 I just replaced my GeForce 250 with a MSI GeForce 460. On the 250, there was only one PCI-E power connector. However, the 460 has two PCI-E connectors. There is no information about what to do with those power connectors. 1. Do I need to connect both of them? According to the specs on the TX750W, it can supply 60A on a dedicated 12V rail. Can the 460 get the power it needs from one connection or do the two connectors serve different functions on the card? I initially used two direct PCI-E power leads off the TX750W. However, I was having some boot problems and no display. Thinking it was a power issue, I unplugged one of the connectors and used the adapter that takes two 5-pin leads and makes a 6-pin PCI-E connector. After figuring out my problem wasn't power related, I got the system working properly. So here is my second question 2. I left the arrangement as described above. I am not using two native PCI-E power connectors - I'm using one of each. Is it bad to do that? 3. Am I better off trying to make it work suing the two dedicated PCI-E power connectors? Thanks in advance, Agi Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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