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Old 08-08-2008, 05:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Right well, nearly finished building my new rig. But am a bit stumped as to a thin connector that came with the 9800GTX

Its a very thin wire with a 2 pin connector to connect to the 9800, and two seperate thin pin connectors to connect to the mobo. Question is, where do I connect it to the mobo. Theres so many pins and plugs its confusing (well for a first timer). Or is this not needed and I can leave it out?
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Old 08-08-2008, 05:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i think you're talking about the SLI bridge, which isn't needed unless you are using 2 cards
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Not sure, isnt the sli bridge like a really short looking PCIe slot on the top of the card on the left?

I have the two power connectors plugged in, but theres a tiny socket and a little wire/connector to go with it.

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No worries, found out its a SPDIF connector for audio, even thought the 9800gtx cant give out audio through it anyway. Bit useless.... OK TIME TO FIRE UP!
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isn't that to bypass audio when you connect an hdmi adapter

edit: Wow I was off by an hour. Lol
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