Forum discussion tagged with 8pin.
  1. Purp1e Haze

    Question I’m going to need more CPU power by using the 4pin but how!?

    So I have a B550 Motherboard with a 8 pin and 4 pin connector to power my CPU,I am aware that only using the 8 pin is more than enough power to over clock and etc.. But I will be purchasing a new GTX 3090 and I have an AIO cooler for my CPU so I would like to take advantage of the 4 pin slot...
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    Question only 1 8 pin connector

    Hello, I'm currently building my pc. I have a Thermaltake toughpower 750 watt. I only have 1 8 pin connector for the motherboard but I also need an 8 pin connector for my GPU and the the 8 pin connector for the motherboard is also too short to reach even the shortest way. I have the Asus Rog...
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    Question Can I use a 6-pin and a separate 8-pin connector for my 2070 Super?

    I just purchased the 2070 super and noticed it requires a 14-pin PCIe connector. My previous GPU only needed a 6-pin. I have an 8-pin connector that came with the PSU. Can I just plug in the 8-pin connector and use both cables to power the new GPU, or do I need to buy a PCIe connector cable...
  4. sadgpunoise

    [SOLVED] i made a terrible mistake

    Hello everyone, An hour ago I bought a gtx 1660 from new egg with all my paypal savings but now I realized that it has a 8- pin connector and my psu only has a 6 - pin connector. I've never used the pin cable because my 1050ti doesn't need one. But now I don't know what to do because apparently...
  5. Question 4 pin vs 8 pin connector

    Hi, my name is Matthew and I recently purchased an Asus am4 x570 plus motherboard. As I was installing it, I ran into a problem with the 8-pin connector. The motherboard has an 8 pin along with a 4 pin connector right beside it. However, my PSU only has an 8 pin. Is it fine if I only plug in the...
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    [SOLVED] do i have to buy 8pin graphics card power connector cable?

    hi does either corsair cs650m or gigabyte raedon rx 5600 xt come with 8pin power connector cable or do i need to buy it seperately? if so then which is best company for such power cords?
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    [SOLVED] Where do I plug in the PCIE Cable?

    Where do I plug in the PCIE Cable? View: https://m.imgur.com/a/g6uBXWA I am abojt to buy a MSI AERO ITX GTX 1650 Super which has a 6pin connector. My cable is a 6+2 on both sides and I am not sure if I should plug in 6pin into the PSU or 8pin and where exactly. Thanks!
  8. SocJusWonder

    [SOLVED] Where am I supposed to buy a 6pin to 6pin PCI-E cable?

    I recently picked up a RX 580 graphics card, It has an 8 pin connector and a 6 pin connector, from what I understand the 6 pin is technically optional unless you plan to overclock, but I'd like to get the 6 pin filled if I can. But I'm running into a problem. My PSU (a Corsair CX 550m) Has...
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    Question Can I use an 8 pin cpu cable to 4 pin cpu connector

    So, I upgraded my psu and I notice that I need a 4 pin cable for my CPU, but my psu's cpu cable is 8 pin and won't split in half. Some people say I should just plug in the half that fits and never mind the other half. I'm not sure if I should do it. (correct me if I'm wrong I'm new to...
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    Question 2x molex to 8pin RX 580

    Hi, i recently bought RX 580 MSI Armor, but it requires 8pin while my psu has 6pin only (1x).So my question is will 2x Molex to 8pin work till i buy PSU?.The thing is while testing the RX 580 on heaven benchmark, watts went to 120w max (Msi afterburner) so i thought this 8pin will be enough to...
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    Question 2x 4pin in 1 8pin, or a 4pin?

    I have a Seasonic Focus 750 Gold (http://www2.seasonic.com/product/focus-plus-750-gold/ ) and a i5-8600k with the Asrock edit z390 Extreme 4 Motherboard. I have bought the motherboard and cpu just recently, and when building it I saw that I have a 8pin and a 4pin for the CPU, now I have plugged...
  12. Akos706

    Question Is this 6pin to 8pin adapter working?

    Im buying a new graphic card and its needed 8pin power connect but in my power supply there is just 6 pin connect. I have an adapter but im not sure that is working for this. Can you check it? I made some pictures...
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    Question PSU 8pin (6+2) works with RTX 2060 8 PIN?

    Hey, I have a Chieftec eco GPE 600-s, it has two PCI 8PIN(6+2) connectors. Would it fit in a RTX 2060 which needs 8 pins? Sorry for this stupid, repeated question, but I want to make sure that it will work or not. I know that my PSU is really bad, I will get a new one in 2-3 months. Thanks...
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    Different ram models?

    So I'm looking for new ram for my (recently bought) pc, as the 4gb it came with just isn't enough nowadays. Now, I want to add another bank (it's DDR3), but I noticed that there's a bit of a difference in model numbers. I want 4gb extra, but there's models 10600 and 12800u or something like...
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    Formatted Hd's now it doesnt seem quite right?

    Today I formatted my HD and SSD because it had been a couple years since i first set this computer up and it was starting to feel a bit bogged down. So I formatted my HD through the disk manager in windows and i assume all went well. I then formated the SSD with the windows disk and installed...
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    Locking audio devices?

    I dunno if this is the right forum, but is there a way to lock specific audio devices on other users. I dont want anyone to use my headset, except for myself and i hope theres a way to lock it. thanks
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    PC won't turn on with GPU installed.

    My build has been working fine for months, but it stopped working and nothing happens when I try to turn it on. I already tried replacing the PSU and it made no difference. Now, I find that it boots and runs fine, but only if I unplug the GPU from the PSU. The GPU is only a few months old, so...
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    PSU to CPU power?

    So I'm building my first PC right now, and I'm really confused and annoyed because none of the cables seem to be the right cables. My biggest problem right now is the CPU Power cable. I have a Z170-A Pro MB and an EVGA Supernova 650 G2 PSU. The cables that I have that came with the PSU for...
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    i3 6100 R9 270x VS i5 2500k GTX 1050 Ti

    Hello guys , I'm going to buy a new PC.I'm only a school student so my budget is very very tight.So,I can get new i3 6100 with used r9 270x or used i5 2500k with new gtx 1050 ti. I've never bought used parts before so I'm really worried that it might be a broken item. I can not buy a totally new...
  20. prac daske

    Whats the next part should i upgrade?

    This is actually my build: AMD FX-8350 Black Edition Vishera 8-Core 4.0 GHz (4.2 GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 125W CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 1600 MHZ Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 2GB GDDR5 DVI-I/DVI-D/HDMI/DP Dual-X with Boost and OC Version BOARD MSI 990FXA-GD80 Socket AM3+ AMD 990FX...