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Hi everyone,

I just need a bit of advice here. My PSU has 4 PCIE connector cables, and two of these cables have one 6+2 pin and one 6 pin on them.

Can I use only one cable per GPU (meaning I use one 6+2 and one 6 from the same cable), or is it better to use 2 cables (6+2 from one cable, 6 from another) per one GPU?

Or is it all the same, in which case I can remove two of the cables and have less obstructions in my case?

EDIT: I have zero knowledge about electricity, so I'm wondering if its better for the power to be coming from two cables, instead of one, for some reason.
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Assuming it's all off of a single rail, it's all the same.
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It shouldn't matter I guess.
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Originally Posted by Plex View Post
Assuming it's all off of a single rail, it's all the same.
Thank you both for a quick answer. Yes it all on a single rail.

EDIT: now I can remove two of them, which is great, since they are really stiff.
Edited by Tomalak - 3/11/11 at 10:42am
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