Forum discussion tagged with molex.
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    Question How do I run this water pump without the molex cord that came with my PSU?

    My power supply is the corsair AX1500i and I no longer have all the cords that came with it. AX1500i Digital ATX Power Supply — 1500 Watt Fully-Modular PSU ( I'm trying to run a pump but I'm not sure how to connect it without the needed molex cord: Alphacool VPP655 - PWM...
  2. Biggest_Cheeser

    [SOLVED] Daisy chaining two (or more) fans - Molex, Molex, 3pin

    I hope the title was clear, I'm planning on connecting one fan into a port on the motherboard (z490) and running the molex that hangs off of it to the second case fan. Will this allow me to adjust both fans, in terms of RPM? Or will it cause the fan connected to the first one through the Molex...
  3. AlterEg00

    Question Advice please -14 pins into 16 pins for GTX 1660 super

    Hi all the current PSU I have in a 12 year old rig is 14 pins and is currently supporting a GTX 670. I want to upgrade to GTX 1660 super (16 pins 2x8). I have a 2x 6 pin and 1 x 2 pin. (14 pins) After some research i can see that it might be possible use a molex adaptor. But most adapters i...
  4. Dexxly_uk

    Question is this sata or molex

    do i plug this into a sata or molex cabel. View:
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    Question 6-pin PCI-e connector alternatives

    So I've bought Gigabyte 3060Ti Gaming OC Pro, but didn't noted that it comes with extra 6-pin PCI-e connector compared to non-Pro version. Problem is I have older PSU that comes only with single 6+2 PCI-e connector, which if possible I would rather avoid to replace. PSU in question is Chieftec...
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    [SOLVED] PSU has female molex and Fan Hub also has female molex?

    I have modular PSU Antec NeoEco 550M which comes with Female Molex at the end of Sata Power cables ( may be for older HDD's). My case had Fan hub with it, but its power cord is also female molex :( I am not able to get male to male molex cable where I stay.. Any suggestions on how i can make...
  7. Question RGB Fans, SMPS, Hub assembly problem

    Hi everyone! This is my first time building and I am a complete beginner. Please kindly excuse any dumb questions that might come your way. I connected the radiator and system fan to the motherboard (both LED and power) Apart from that I have two RGB fans: 1. 2x Apevia RGB fans These are the...
  8. itz_nsn

    Question PSU Molex to multi-sata connection

    I am building a desktop with a bunch of old had disks, but am running out of PSU to sata cable connections. My PSU has 2 additional PSU to Molex connectors lying around. Can I use these to connect power to 4 additional hard drives ? See pic link: PSU and Molex PSU Model: Cooler master 800W...
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    [SOLVED] PSU Molex Cables

    Why do PSU Molex cables generally provide than 3 Molex connectors at the other end? Is it because you can connect more than one device, i.e., D5 pump and fan controller, to one cable? Can anyone please provide a good resource that provides additional information.
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    [SOLVED] Which cable to power HDD?

    I have a modular power supply (Corsair CX550M). I bought a seagate barracuda 2tb. It didn't come with any cables and I realised I needed to buy them so I bought a sata cable and also this cable which I though would power my hard drive. Turns out it's male and I need female. I cannot for the life...
  11. Trytomiss2

    [SOLVED] Can you power a DVD drive with Molex to Sata adapter

    Can it do it or i am assured to have problem if i do so. If possible can i put it on my SSD too?
  12. S

    [SOLVED] Converting SATA to Molex

    Hello, I am planning on using a Cooler Master CPU cooler in my PC, and since my motherboard does not have a 4 pin RGB controller I would be using their included RGB button controller which is powered from Molex. I do not have any Molex connectors on my power supply, so I was wondering if it was...
  13. [SOLVED] Question about Molex to SATA cables

    I am aware of the old adage "Molex to SATA, lose all your data." but I don't have enough money for a good PSU at the moment, so I have no choice but to use one of these adapters. I understand that I should buy the punchdown-type cables instead of the molded ones since the latter always ends up...
  14. Loz M 1985

    [SOLVED] Old PSU vs newish GPU (pcie power adapter worries)

    Hi this is my first full rebuild pc. Need some advice I have a 650w ezcool PSU i have an RX580 sapphire GPU which needs a 6pin and a 8pin (6pin+2 pcie) the psu I have only has Molex and SATA and two 6pins Can I use one of the 6pins to power the GPU, and either one of the following...
  15. R

    [SOLVED] What is the best way of powering the GTX 770's 6 pin and 8 pin power inputs from a single 6 pin and 3 spare molex cables from my PSU?

    I'm upgrading the GPU in my HP Pavillion h8-1170uk (sorry). I bought the GTX 1660 only to find out my mobo isn't compatible thanks to the lack of UEFI Bios. With this in mind, I'm trying to find a non-UEFI compatible card that will run on a 460w PSU. I'm also wanting 4GB of GDDR5 for some of...
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    [SOLVED] My PC turned off suddenly, help!

    My pc turned off suddenly and didnt want to turn on immediatley, it turned on after 2 mins. PC Spec: Ryzen 3 2200g no OC 8gb ddr4-2400 RX 480 8gb no OC (connected via 2xmolex to 8 pin) 500w no certificate, model: MS-500
  17. TarikS

    [SOLVED] MSI R9 390 Gaming with molex

    Hi guys and girls, I am planning on upgrading my rx 460 to an MSI R9 390 GAMING card. But I have a question. On my PSU I have a 6 pin connector and 2 molex connectors. I do not have an 8 pin. So I was wondering if I could buy a molex to 8 pin converter and use that. Buying a new PSU is out of my...
  18. [SOLVED] DIY power switch for HDD's and SSD's

    Hello, so I would like to be able to shut off some drives from booting up. My setup was like this before: #1: School SSD: Windows 3tb sata for storage #2: Gaming/Movies&Series SSD: Windows 3tb sata Raid 1 3tb sata Raid 1 I was able to switch between the two by turning off sata connections...
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    [SOLVED] Using Molex to SATA adapters for Corsair RGB Hub

    Hi everyone, I recently bought myself the Corsair Obsidian 1000D case and I am looking at kitting it out with several fans all with RGB features. The case comes with the Corsair Commander Pro however doesn't come with the RGB controllers that are required for the RGB. Due to the amount of fans...
  20. AMD191

    [SOLVED] Fan controller connector to PSU?

    I have a new pc case from Empire Gaming and it has a fan controller with all the fans connected to it. On the inside is a molex connector but it has 2 connections? It is both types of molex almost like a connector but i have no idea how to connect it, Because there are 2 molex do I need one in...