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Windows 7: PCI-E 6pin power Bodge

06 Aug 2012   #1
vspeck23

Windows 8 Pro Media Centre Edition 64Bit, Windows 8 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
PCI-E 6pin power Bodge

Okay so my new GPU needed the 6 pin , i forgot where i put the adapter ! it was late ! i had 5 strongbows ! i was crazy !

I cut the 4 pin atx power of and cut another of two broke psu's

Cut one in half

and put them in the 6 pin power slot on the card

3 tops where ground
3 bottoms where 12v used A MOLEX connecter and wired it up

it works ! brilliant and i soldered and heat shrink wrapped it then taped around it to make it even more secure !
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06 Aug 2012   #2
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vspeck23 View Post
Okay so my new GPU needed the 6 pin , i forgot where i put the adapter ! it was late ! i had 5 strongbows ! i was crazy !

I cut the 4 pin atx power of and cut another of two broke psu's

Cut one in half

and put them in the 6 pin power slot on the card

3 tops where ground
3 bottoms where 12v used A MOLEX connecter and wired it up

it works ! brilliant and i soldered and heat shrink wrapped it then taped around it to make it even more secure !
Good job! i wouldn't have the courage to do that to my own pc
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Aug 2012   #3
nostaw5

Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vspeck23 View Post
Okay so my new GPU needed the 6 pin , i forgot where i put the adapter ! it was late ! i had 5 strongbows ! i was crazy !

I cut the 4 pin atx power of and cut another of two broke psu's

Cut one in half

and put them in the 6 pin power slot on the card

3 tops where ground
3 bottoms where 12v used A MOLEX connecter and wired it up

it works ! brilliant and i soldered and heat shrink wrapped it then taped around it to make it even more secure !
Wow... nice work
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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06 Aug 2012   #4
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit Technical Preview
 
 

LOL I think I would fail and mess up my psu trying that,I have a tendency to mess up the first time around and succeed the 2nd time i do somthing new that I never done before.
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07 Aug 2012   #5
smarteyeball

 
 

I'm more impressed you had the courage to admit you drink Strongbows
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07 Aug 2012   #6
vspeck23

Windows 8 Pro Media Centre Edition 64Bit, Windows 8 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
I'm more impressed you had the courage to admit you drink Strongbows
hahaha i love strongbow :P was an offer 30 for 19 so i bought 50 worth
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07 Aug 2012   #7
vspeck23

Windows 8 Pro Media Centre Edition 64Bit, Windows 8 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by M1GU31 View Post
LOL I think I would fail and mess up my psu trying that,I have a tendency to mess up the first time around and succeed the 2nd time i do somthing new that I never done before.
i did actually stand back and press my power button with a long stick incase it went boom but then i realised psu's have a trip switch and cut out if there is a short anyway
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