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Old 06-20-2014, 11:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok on the last step on my new computer on when it came time for my video card im confused gpu is a 770

i have this SeaSonic M12II 620 Bronze 620W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Full Modular Active PFC Power Supply New 4th Gen CPU Certified Haswell Ready - Newegg.com power supply its full modular now it came with TWO video card pci cables. each cable has TWO 6/8 pin ends now do i use 1 end off each cable and plug both into the PSU or just both ends off 1 cable and only plug 1 cable into the PSU

the 2 cables look like this http://www.ebay.com/itm/14-8-6-2-Mol...item19c81bddbc just not molex ends
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You need to use both cables. On one you'll need to use all 8 pins, and on the other you'll only need to use 6.
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i was thinking id need both cables tho it would be so much cleaner if i could just use 1 cable and with both ends lol
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When you start pulling a lot of power through a single set of cables they could start to melt on you.
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^^^^ this :P
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Same goes for cheap extender cables too. If they aren't made with a thick gauge they will melt.
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