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Power supply question

prd
  • 66 months ago

I have a Corsair 600 watt power supply and a Radeon R9 280 graphics card. The power supply cable supplied for the graphics card has a couple of 6x2 connectors.

is it O.K. to use the 6 on the 6+2 plug for the 6 socket and the 6+2 for the 8 socket all on a single PSU line to power the graphics card?

Apologizing in advance for these newbie questions, but electronics is not my strong area.

prd

Comments

  • 66 months ago
  • 2 points

Yes, it is fine. The daisy-chained GPU cables are made for exactly this reason.

  • 66 months ago
  • 1 point

I think so. I think it is called daisy chaining and the only GPU that you should not do this on is dual GPU's cards.

  • 66 months ago
  • 1 point

You mean from the psu, you have 2 6+2 cables and the gpu needs a 6 and an 8? Then yes. That's why the psu cables are split as a 6+2 and not a solid 8

  • 66 months ago
  • 1 point

No I think he means just one cable.

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