Geek's guide to making a own computer. Power Problem(10 posts)
I may be mistaken, but if it does not, there are adapter cables that will convert the standard molex connectors used in the olderer PATA drives that should give you the necessary power. This of course assumes the power supply has enough juice to power everything you intend to install.
It really depends on the case... look at the detailed specs. The case that I got doesn't have that power connector, I ended up having to use the adapter that came with the card.
I'd recommend getting a case without a power supply, and then buying a good power supply. I'm going to have to upgrade to a new power supply soon, because I'm out of ports already.
If you list the case, power supply and graphics card we may be able to provide you with a definitive answer. If you are using the case the geek used, then is should have one, if not two, 6 pin PCIe connectors.
EDIT: I guess not then, kind of surprised that someone would have a case on the market nowadays without a PCIe power supply.
ReEdit: And if I may suggest a very nice power supply http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6817371009
If it's running fine, then odds are you'll be good, it just may not last you as long. Power supplies tend to degrade over time so I tend to get more than I need, and typically they can last me three or so builds (assuming specs don't change over that time). My system is all pretty much high end and overclocked by 20% so a good stable power supply is needed, though I know it does not need all the wattage it puts out, but that thing will last me several builds and eventually most of that power will be needed!
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