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Encountered something strange when installing my second 680. After doing so, the X-Dock wouldn't properly power my hard drive. It would power my SSD, but not my HDD, even if the HDD was the only thing plugged in. SSD worked in both slots, HDD didn't work in either. I had to re-seat the molex cable, which is a pain to do considering its location.

It's been fine since, but I'm a bit worried. That cable was never touched during the install, and I have plenty of power for all of my components. It just kinda stopped working. thinking.gif
Edited by PiERiT - 12/19/12 at 2:46pm
    
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post #382 of 10491
Maybe the connector just shook loose at one point or another and reseating it just wedged it back in? thinking.gif
post #383 of 10491
Possible, but I didn't do any work anywhere near that connector. It's just as snug now as it was before I re-seated it.
Edited by PiERiT - 12/19/12 at 2:54pm
    
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post #384 of 10491
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Possible, but I didn't do any work anywhere near that connector. It's just as snug now as it was before I re-seated it.

 

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Encountered something strange when installing my second 680. After doing so, the X-Dock wouldn't properly power my hard drive. It would power my SSD, but not my HDD, even if the HDD was the only thing plugged in. SSD worked in both slots, HDD didn't work in either. I had to re-seat the molex cable, which is a pain to do considering its location.

It's been fine since, but I'm a bit worried. That cable was never touched during the install, and I have plenty of power for all of my components. It just kinda stopped working. thinking.gif

 

Are you overclocking the GPU's?

 

Also at stock GeForce GTX 680 SLI-ed those together require you to have a 750 Watt power supply unit as minimum I believe, so the question is the PSU being a bit too taxed?

 

I know you have an AX750 PSU.

post #385 of 10491
I don't think it's related to the 680. That's just when it happened. I removed it (among other things) while troubleshooting.

Loose connector is the likely culprit but... it wasn't loose. I may have a bad cable, or the X-Dock board may be faulty.
Edited by PiERiT - 12/19/12 at 3:51pm
    
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post #386 of 10491
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I don't think it's related to the 680. That's just when it happened. I removed it (among other things) while troubleshooting.

Loose connector is the likely culprit but... it wasn't loose. I may have a bad cable, or the X-Dock board may be faulty.

 

Maybe one wire in the molex or the end that plugs into the PSU pulled out a bit - that'll do it.

post #387 of 10491
Picked on of these up at microcenter last night. Love the whole design, but have a few small quality issues. Mostly cheap stripped screws, and over tightened thumb screws.

Going all black and blue, and will have some pics soon!
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post #388 of 10491
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Picked on of these up at microcenter last night. Love the whole design, but have a few small quality issues. Mostly cheap stripped screws, and over tightened thumb screws.

Going all black and blue, and will have some pics soon!

Maybe exchange it for another? smile.gif

post #389 of 10491
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Picked on of these up at microcenter last night. Love the whole design, but have a few small quality issues. Mostly cheap stripped screws, and over tightened thumb screws.
Going all black and blue, and will have some pics soon!

If screws are stripped, I would take it back and see if they will do an exchange. Shouldn't be a big deal, since MC is usually pretty good about those kind of things.
 
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