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My computer is under construction atm so I can only post from my tablet. I have a Corsair TX850M power supply and wanted to know if I can sleeve the +2 connector full length to the 8 pin connector on the psu side. Right now there are only 6 out of the 8 slots being used. On the gpu side there is a jumper for the +2 connector to the main 6pin connector. From searching online those 2 wires are ground. Slots 1, 2, and 3 are the only 12v power wires. Also if this is correct can I sleeve them to any slot as long as the main 3 power wires are in the right slots. Like can I use any ground slot and any power slot. Im trying to make the sleeving inline with the connectors. I hope I explained this well.

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Do you mean to say you have something like this or this on your GPU side?
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Originally Posted by Liradon View Post

Do you mean to say you have something like this or this on your GPU side?
The second pjcture is what I have. That is the gpu side and on the psu side there is a 8 pin connector with 2 empty slots.
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Anyone help. Waiting to sleeve the other ones until I know for sure.
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For the cleanest look I would recommend using the double wires technique shown in this video. Just bring another 2 ground into the +2 connector



Edited by ZephyrBit - 3/15/14 at 5:08pm
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I ended up doing that and running them full length. I am assuming I can mix and match ground wires in any slot. I don't have to put them back into the exact hole they were in.

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Originally Posted by Divey View Post

I ended up doing that and running them full length. I am assuming I can mix and match ground wires in any slot. I don't have to put them back into the exact hole they were in.

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I don't know wether they are ground wires or not. But as long as you solder them to the same wires they ware attached to, you're fine.
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