1 Reply Latest reply on Nov 16, 2016 2:33 AM by arcticwind

    connect the 6 pins or not?


      my latest build is a MSI MOTHERBOARD 990FXA with a FX-8350 and crossfire enabled PowerColor RED DRAGON Radeon RX 460 which as i have  read  can run from only the mobo power. As the 460's draw only 75 watts. should i still connect the 6 pins?

        • Re: connect the 6 pins or not?


          The OEM boards had no 6-pin connectors. (for power saving features, I think...)

          But, the aftermarket vendors use the 6-pin to power the fans. (I think...) and for a "More stable power source for overclocking". (from Powercolor web site)

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