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EVGA 850 BQ. How many 2X8 pcie gpu's can it take ?

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2021/10/24 13:10:48 (permalink)
As an example, the RTX 3070 needs 2 X 8 pin pcie connectors to work. So what's the max number of gpu connections that the power supply can take ?
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    Re: EVGA 850 BQ. How many 2X8 pcie gpu's can it take ? 2021/10/24 20:16:09 (permalink)
    One.
    Two if you like hacky adapter work-arounds and hopes and prayers.

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    Re: EVGA 850 BQ. How many 2X8 pcie gpu's can it take ? 2021/10/25 06:56:46 (permalink)
    If you take out the power needs, just the physical connectors used, how many cards can you PHYSICALLY connect ?
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    Re: EVGA 850 BQ. How many 2X8 pcie gpu's can it take ? 2021/10/25 07:13:35 (permalink)
    There are 3 pci-e connecters on the power supply.  You need 2 for each 3070.  
    If you put an adapter on one of the connectors, you could technically power a 2nd GPU but EVGA specifically says don't use those. 
    So One.  Or "Two if you like hacky adapter work-arounds and hopes and prayers."

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