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I think you're confused. You need two (as in 2 of these) 6 pin pci-e cables.

Your PSU should have come with two of them.
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his psu would have come with a 6+2 not 2 6pins
    
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his psu would have come with a 6+2 not 2 6pins
Don't confuse him

A 6+2 and 6 are interchangeable for cards only requiring 6 pin connections.
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Don't confuse him

A 6+2 and 6 are interchangeable for cards only requiring 6 pin connections.
i know but when they are new they would still be stuck together and look like 8 pins.
    
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Oh crap I just realized... there is one that has 8 pins on it! I found it hiding behind the PSU LOL.It's just an 8 pin connection, does not split from 6+2 though ):
Edited by HaGGeN - 2/4/11 at 4:02pm
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you only need one of those and the actual 6 pin that you do have and you should be good to go.
    
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The 8pin should be attached to your mobo by the cpu... can i see a picture of it?
    
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Oh crap I just realized... there is one that has 8 pins on it! I found it hiding behind the PSU LOL.It's just an 8 pin connection, does not split from 6+2 though ):
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The 8pin should be attached to your mobo by the cpu... can i see a picture of it?
Oh, good call ... we need to see that 8-pin, it may be a motherboard power connector ... typically if it doesn't split into 6+2, that's what it is, but it's not unheard of with some older PSU's to have a 'solid' 8-pin meant for PCI-Ex.

OP ... seriously, dude ... you need to find out what model this PSU is, or at least post some pics of it for us.
Edited by brettjv - 2/4/11 at 4:08pm
    
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The 8pin should be attached to your mobo by the cpu... can i see a picture of it?
You are absolutely right mircroman it is attached to the PSU. It's not plugged in like the others, this one is connected via wires that go straight into the PSU. It does not come apart either. I just need this modular 6pin pci-e cable just like this one. Thanks BRETTJV, I'll use that link.

Edited by HaGGeN - 2/4/11 at 4:09pm
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i see now your motherboard has a 4pin atx12v so it doesnt use the 8pin. Yeah thats not a pcie connector. WOW this is confusing.
    
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