Question 6+2 or 4+4

jaimzward

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Hi. Im trying to work out which plug on my psu goes to my XFX RX580 GPU. It has an 8 pin socket. The psu has a 6+2 with 4 black wires on the lock clip side and 3 yellow and 1 black on the other side. The 4+4 is 4 yellow on lock clip side and 4 black. I dont want to take a chance as yellow on a psu is 12v and could fry the gpu. Your help would be much appreciated.
 

Lutfij

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4+4 is for the motherboard - that's the CPU EPS connector. The 6+2 is the PCIe, that goes to the GPU. It's good you asked otherwise you'd have blown the circuit breaker, the PSU, the board and the GPU, all in one go.

Just to be sure, pass on a picture of the connectors you see. Please include/list your specs like so:
CPU:
Motherboard:
Ram:
SSD/HDD:
GPU:
GPU:
PSU:
OS:
^ for good measure!
 
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jaimzward

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Nov 16, 2018
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4+4 is for the motherboard - that's the CPU EPS connector. The 6+2 is the PCIe, that goes to the GPU. It's good you asked otherwise you'd have blown the circuit breaker, the PSU, the board and the GPU, all in one go.

Just to be sure, pass on a picture of the connectors you see. Please include/list your specs like so:
CPU:
Motherboard:
Ram:
SSD/HDD:
GPU:
GPU:
PSU:
OS:
^ for good measure!
View: https://imgur.com/a/yG8qilM
 

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