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I want to buy sleeved cable extensions for my PCIE cables for my HIS 6870 in my sig.

Right now I'm using the 8pin cables on it and it runs amazing, I was wondering do I HAVE to order the 8pin extension cables or can I order the 6pin since my card only requires 6 pins from each 8pin wire?

Thanks in advance, I did a search but didnt find a straight answer aside from people saying the other 2 pins are for grounding, I just dont wanna waste money or screw up my card.
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6 pin cables are fine. They only give you 8 pin cables so it can be compatible with more power hungry cards like the gtx 480.
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