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Are the HP z800's molex power connectors enough to fulfill an RTX 2060S (with adapters)

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Hey there,

I've been thinking of buying a new GPU for my HP z800.
I want to squeeze a few more years out of this PC, my father lent me it as he has no use for it.

I would like to repurpose it for gaming.

Before spending a lot of money on a video card, I want to check-in and see whether my Power Supply Unit is capable of running a "medium-high end" graphics card.
I will be using these adapters:

https://www.amazon.ca/Cable-Matters-2-Pack-8-Pin-Molex/dp/B01DV1Z428/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=mo...

Now, I've heard people having issues with the ancient PSU in this unit, even though it has an 1100 WATT power supply.
I'm asking this question because I have seen a lot of posts (not on these forums) about everything burning up because of the 2 molex to one 8 pin power connectors.

EDIT- I'm using 2 Xeon x5670s, ask if pictures/PSU/Inside PC photos are needed.


Thanks,
-James

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@James31222,

Similar install.

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