Which of these would most commonly be used to provide additional power to a video adapter?
A) Berg connector
B) One or more Molex connectors
C) 20-pin or 24-pin motherboard connector
D) 6-pin power connector
E) Power inverter
F) But will it charge my phone?
The answer: D) 6-pin power connector
PCI Express adapters can get additional power through the use of 6-pin or 8-pin power connectors.
Want to know more? Watch “PC Power Connectors.”
If you look closely at your computer’s power supply, you’ll see a myriad of different cables used to power the internals of your PC. In this video, you’ll learn about all of these connectors and how they can be used to power the motherboard and peripherals inside of your computer.