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I want to point out that I am not very educated on computers. However, I managed to at first buy my friend's old PC, a HP prodesk 600 g1 twr. It wan't performing as I wished it would, and I got a sweet deal from my friend to buy his old GTX 970. I told my friend the specs of the PCI port, he said it would work and I believe it will, so i bought the 970. The problem is just that the new PSU I bought in addition to the graphics card, has a 24 pin main power connector, but it's not the 970 that has problems... The PSU's 24-pin main power connector does not fit in to my 6 pins on the motherboard.

The GTX 970 also has one 6 pin "socket" and one 8 pin "socket". I wonder if both those have to be connected for the GPU to get its power.

I also wonder if there perhaps exists some sort of adapter for the 24-pin, so it would fit in the 6-pin on my motherboard.

  • I have no idea what "voight" means. Can you edit your question? – Ramhound May 19 '18 at 19:06
  • You need two 6-pin PCIe power connectors for the 970 and a power supply rated for 500W or so at least. What power supply do you have? And why are you trying to connect a 24-pin connector to a 6-pin connector anyway? – David Schwartz May 19 '18 at 20:32
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    8-to-6 power adapters do exist. – harrymc May 20 '18 at 14:42

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