molex by pci express on motherboard

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Tuffgong4, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. Tuffgong4

    Tuffgong4 The Donger Need Food!!!! Political User

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    I'm thinking of upgrading my graphics card and currently my card is powered off of the pci express bus. My next card will have a power connector (6 pin). If I directly power the card do I need to plug a molex connector into the motherboard slot right above the pci express slot?
     
  2. LordOfLA

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    not really but it won't hurt to keep the board stable to leave one attached.