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when doing a sli setup do you have to hook up a 6 pin and 8 pin power connectors to both cards

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I currently have a evga gtx 780 sc acx and I want to know if I decide to add another one in the future to run a sli steup do I have to hook up a additional 8 pin and 6 pin power connectors from the second card to my power supply or just hook up the sli bridge to both cards ? and also does it matter which card I hook my monitor up to
    
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All cards need their power ports filled (6pin and/or 8pin). It doesn't matter much which card has the monitor attached. I tend to stick with the top card to avoid issues with no picture in the BIOS though. It isn't that much of any issue these days though.
 
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You need to still power the card fully, Hook up the bridge and it doesn't matter which card you connect to really I always use the top one though.
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You need to still power the card fully, Hook up the bridge and it doesn't matter which card you connect to really I always use the top one though.
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All cards need their power ports filled (6pin and/or 8pin). It doesn't matter much which card has the monitor attached. I tend to stick with the top card to avoid issues with no picture in the BIOS though. It isn't that much of any issue these days though.
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