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TrueAzurock

How do I plug this in and make it look good?

10 minutes ago, TrueAzurock said:

The included pcie cables that came with my corsair rm850x have this dual plug thing, and I've never seen it before (it is my first time building a pc), and I'm confused as to how I plug it in

(Because the picture quality sucks, the ends on the left both say "PCIe", and the one on the right says "Type 3")

No manual I look at helps, and I can't seem to find anything like this online.

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Some graphics cards have 2 8 pin connectors, or 1 6 pin or whatever else. The 8 pin is the top-left connector or if you combine the bottom-left connector's little thingie with the 6 pin at the bottom-left, it makes an 8 pin. So the top-right connector that says Type 3 goes into your power supply and depending on your graphics cards power needs, you connect either the 1 six pin at the bottom left or the 8 pin or use the 8pin, and combine the 6 pin with the little 3 pin guy to make 2 8 pins.

 

Hopefully that makes sense, lmk if you need any more help!

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Posted · Original PosterOP

The included pcie cables that came with my corsair rm850x have this dual plug thing, and I've never seen it before (it is my first time building a pc), and I'm confused as to how I plug it in

(Because the picture quality sucks, the ends on the left both say "PCIe", and the one on the right says "Type 3")

No manual I look at helps, and I can't seem to find anything like this online.

20200228_200655.jpg

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10 minutes ago, TrueAzurock said:

The included pcie cables that came with my corsair rm850x have this dual plug thing, and I've never seen it before (it is my first time building a pc), and I'm confused as to how I plug it in

(Because the picture quality sucks, the ends on the left both say "PCIe", and the one on the right says "Type 3")

No manual I look at helps, and I can't seem to find anything like this online.

20200228_200655.jpg

Some graphics cards have 2 8 pin connectors, or 1 6 pin or whatever else. The 8 pin is the top-left connector or if you combine the bottom-left connector's little thingie with the 6 pin at the bottom-left, it makes an 8 pin. So the top-right connector that says Type 3 goes into your power supply and depending on your graphics cards power needs, you connect either the 1 six pin at the bottom left or the 8 pin or use the 8pin, and combine the 6 pin with the little 3 pin guy to make 2 8 pins.

 

Hopefully that makes sense, lmk if you need any more help!

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This cable is for the GPU, pcie (8/6 pins).


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The connector on the very right is to be plugged in the PSU and the ones on the left into the graphics card. 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
3 hours ago, I Hendrycks I said:

Some graphics cards have 2 8 pin connectors, or 1 6 pin or whatever else. The 8 pin is the top-left connector or if you combine the bottom-left connector's little thingie with the 6 pin at the bottom-left, it makes an 8 pin. So the top-right connector that says Type 3 goes into your power supply and depending on your graphics cards power needs, you connect either the 1 six pin at the bottom left or the 8 pin or use the 8pin, and combine the 6 pin with the little 3 pin guy to make 2 8 pins.

 

Hopefully that makes sense, lmk if you need any more help!

Ok, thank you so much, that's what I figured

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