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2019/11/13 10:23:45 (permalink)
 Hi all it's been awhile,  Just purchased a GTX 1660 card to install in my older system. The problem i have is my psu only has two 6 pin pci express power cables and the new card requires an 8 pin cable. Is there an adapter i can purchase that will make them compatible and does it make sense or should i just buy a new power supply?
 
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Re: GEFORCE GTX 1660 power connection 2019/11/13 11:47:34 (permalink) ☄ Helpfulby nails55 2019/11/13 12:44:13
EVGA used to include a Dual 6-pin to 8-pin Adapter in the boxes up until the 10-series cards, then I guess they started cheapin' out.

Many places that sell PC parts/accessories have those adapters..Pick one up somewhere..But I can't imagine your Thermaltake Toughpower 850W not coming with an 8-pin PCIe power cable, look in the cable bag or box or whatever.

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Re: GEFORCE GTX 1660 power connection 2019/11/13 12:49:23 (permalink)
There may be a 6+2 pin cable/connector that came with your PSU instead of a solid 8-pin connector..Just add the extra 2-pin part to the 6-pin part to make an 8-pin.

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Re: GEFORCE GTX 1660 power connection 2019/11/13 13:01:31 (permalink)
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Re: GEFORCE GTX 1660 power connection 2019/11/14 05:13:50 (permalink)
Thanks, ordered a cable from amazon.
post edited by nails55 - 2019/11/14 05:16:15

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Re: GEFORCE GTX 1660 power connection 2019/11/14 05:43:15 (permalink)
Which TT 850W TOUGHPOWER PSU ?

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