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    Retail 7800GTs - PSU Power Connector

    Hi all

    Im a little confused My SLI 6600GTs are just not cutting the mustard anymore and want to upgrade to a 7800GT but my PSU does not have the PSU connector to supply the additional power that these cards require. Do card vendors include the PSU power connectors in their retail boxes of these cards? No-one seems to be able to supply me with an answer.

    Did anyone who bought a retail 7800GT receive one with the bundle?
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    Just had a quick look for some reviews, the xfx one does:

    http://www.neoseeker.com/Articles/Ha...x7800gt/2.html

    Here is a raw listing of the hardware in bundle:

    * 2x ~6.5 foot S-Video cables
    * 2x DVI-to-VGA adapters
    * 1x PCIe power adapter (two Molex --> one PCIe)
    * 1x VIVO adapter with S-Video In/Out, YPbPr Out, and Composite In
    You can buy pcie power cables from scan for £2.22. I got one last week for my 6800gt and you just plug two molex connectors into it and off you go.

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=159192

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    either way, most gfx will supply u with a y-splitter with a pci-e connector at one end.. u cud just get the card... see if its there.. no? then just get it from ur local pc shop.. they sell them for £3 here..
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    Thanks for that guys - Ok, supposed there are no more excuses - I've settled on the XFX card and its time to open the wallet!
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