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Radeon HD3870 X2 1GB question

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quick question guys ,I just received SAPPHIRE Radeon HD3870 X2 1GB to play around and maybe bench a little ,here is my question
-will I be ok leaving this card in second PCI-E or do I have to have it in the first one (how much gain are we talking about here )
-there is two power connections (8-pin and 6-pin ) do I have to connect both ?....sorry I'm just super green when it comes to GPU benching + this card came in OEM

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You can place it in any PCIe lane. Yes both 6+8 need to be connected.
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I usually just put any one of my cards in the first lane.

Not sure about connectors, but just plug them both in anyway.
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