Originally Posted by pulverizor
so in other words they didn't need to complicate things by making separate pci-e cables (and connectors on GPUs) they could've just had 1 single 8pin connector & 1 cable no matter how much the GPU needs??
Nope having multiple cables reduce the total resistance and you have less voltage drop and less heat on the cables. That is the reason some manufacters recommend using two separate cables for high power GPU instead of the daisy chain. But you can imagine that works is like a "single cable"
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Last edited by lexer; 01-30-2019 at 03:51 PM.