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Did i connect 680 to the right psu slots?

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Hey
just bought 680 yesterday and i wanted to make sure if i connected my gpu to the right psu slots so i made a picture i marked in red where i connected my gpu

i tried to use the cable that branches into two, 6+2 ends into the pcie slot but when i tried to turn my pc on i got a message display on my screen keep saying"please connect the gpu to the power"means didnt work
my model is seasonic 1250w x series
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You would need to connect the cables to some 8 pin (6+2) power connectors on the PSU itself, otherwise it won't be getting enough power.

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Like i said the 8 pins isnt working for me
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post #4 of 10

Oh I see, plug it into two of the bottom things labled (PCI-E).

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I cant plug 6 pins into that...because on every 6 pin cable it has a lil stick to push in so i cant push it in the 8 pin slot has only 1 stick to push in
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post #6 of 10

OK... on this JonnyGuru review it says that they are "Dual cables, split at 0mm, total of 4".

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post #7 of 10
you plug the red end into your psu and the other ends into the gpu
your cable should look similar, or you may have two separate cables 6+2 pin.

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OK... on this JonnyGuru review it says that they are "Dual cables, split at 0mm, total of 4".
note where it says pcie.
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post #8 of 10
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You cant plug the red into the pcie slot see what i mean:

see the lil red stick to push it?you cant because the lil stick will avoid it to push it in
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post #9 of 10
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Looks like the cable with 8 pins was bad changed to another one works perfect
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post #10 of 10

That's good. thumbsupsmiley.png

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