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EVGA 750W VGA Connector Question

kingjavo
  • 61 months ago

This may sound like a stupid question, but I'd rather be safe than sorry. The below PSU has coded wires like VGA, CPU, SATA, etc for connecting to your components.

The GTX 980 has 2 power slots, one is 4 pin and the other is 3 pin. Can I use the CPU (3-Pin) wire from the PSU for the 3-pin power slot or do I need to specifically use the ones that say VGA?

Reason why I ask is because the VGA ones have the connectors with 4 pins, but 1 of the pins is a breakaway and just hangs there. I'd rather it be clean without the dangling wire.

EVGA 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply http://pcpartpicker.com/part/evga-power-supply-220g20750xr

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  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

first, the connectors are 6-pin/8-pin. secondly, no, do not use the cpu connector.

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Right, that's what I meant to say. :)

So the best way to do it is to use 2 VGA connectors then? (1 - 8 pin and 1 6 pin)

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

yes.

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Cool! thx

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