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does the PCI-E from the power supply go into the graphics card?

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June 27, 2014 2:25:47 AM

I have a antec 620w high current gamer and a gtx770 4gb, the gtx has two different parts to put the power in, so do I plug them both in?
Also the gtx has 8 pins to use each and the antec power cables has a 6 and a 2 in the same cable. Sorry if it does not make sense this is my first build
June 27, 2014 2:33:04 AM

The ports to connect on the video card gets connected by the cables on the power supply it should have extra pins for you to use.

Cables this days on power supplies use 6+2 for video cards if it has 8 pins you hook them up together if its 6 you don't use the 2 extra. Some video cards include cables to help you out on that if you don't have any
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June 27, 2014 2:35:02 AM

sammmdovah said:
I have a antec 620w high current gamer and a gtx770 4gb, the gtx has two different parts to put the power in, so do I plug them both in?
Also the gtx has 8 pins to use each and the antec power cables has a 6 and a 2 in the same cable. Sorry if it does not make sense this is my first build


Yes you have to plug in both parts or it won't turn on, and yes you just put in the 6+2 together
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June 27, 2014 3:05:08 PM

LucoTF said:
sammmdovah said:
I have a antec 620w high current gamer and a gtx770 4gb, the gtx has two different parts to put the power in, so do I plug them both in?
Also the gtx has 8 pins to use each and the antec power cables has a 6 and a 2 in the same cable. Sorry if it does not make sense this is my first build


Yes you have to plug in both parts or it won't turn on, and yes you just put in the 6+2 together


Worked fine thanks!
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