can i run gtx 1060 6gb strix in evga z77 ftw mobo??

also do I need a new psu? because my old psu hx850 corsair silver has dual 6+2 pin pcie.
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  1. You can run it. And you don't need new PSU. The only thing left to check is whether your case is big enough for GPU.
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  2. DRagor said:
    You can run it. And you don't need new PSU. The only thing left to check is whether your case is big enough for GPU.


    are you sure? gtx 1060 strix 6gb is 8pin pcie.
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  3. What do you think the 6+2 cable is? It is an 8pin that can also be a 6pin.
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  4. luisneet12 said:
    DRagor said:
    You can run it. And you don't need new PSU. The only thing left to check is whether your case is big enough for GPU.


    are you sure? gtx 1060 strix 6gb is 8pin pcie.


    Yes I'm sure.
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  5. Yes, your PSU is more than enough for a 1060. Just plug one of those (6+2) in the card and you are good to go. A (6+2) power cable is actually an (8) cable split into (6+2) due to compatibility reasons. It can be used to power a graphics card that requires a 6 pin (with 2 pins not used or connected) and also to power a card like yours that requires an 8 pin power cable. A 1060 only consumes 120W at load and a 400W PSU is wnough for it. You have about double the required power. Your motherboard is also compatible, so no worries there. :)
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