Question Is it safe to use 6pin connector on 8pin?

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I've recently bought SAPPHIRE NITRO Radeon RX 580 Special Edition 8GB, and it requiers 6pin and 8pin connectors. I've got 1 8pin connector but it doesn't fit in the gpu. Can I use 2 6pin connectors, is it safe?

PSU is Antec Earthwatts 500w
 
Feb 3, 2020
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After reviewing the specifications, a 6 pin connector can fit in an 8 pin connector and provide power, but 6 pin only provides 75w, while 8 pin provides 150w. With 2 6 pin connectors, you will only be able to provide under 225w (counting pcie slot power).
 

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