I just purchased an EVGA GTX 280 and I have some questions about the cables.
First off, in the little Installation Advisory it says don't use the 6-to-8 pin for long periods of time, what can happen ? I probably wont have another PSU for atleast 2 weeks, but hope to get in alot of gaming in the meantime. Will anything go wrong ?
Also, there are 2 connectors on the GFX card, 6 pin and 8 pin, what do I do with these? plug both in? Do I set this up like 2x3 pin connectors into 6 pin connector ( with the adapter) and the 2x6 pin into 8 pin adapter? both adapters in ?
And what do I use the SPDIF GND cable for ?
Thanks for the answers.
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SPDIF is for high definition surround sound audio stuff... i wouldnt bother if you're using onboard sound lol
im assuming you don't have a 6 pin and 8 pin PSU plug... just plug in the 6 pin and use the 8 pin converter. it should be a 2 molex to 1 8 pin anyway, what's with the 6-8 pin thing you're talking about?
Alright thanks, I have a Creative x-fi, so should I use that cable ? also the 6-8 pin thing was the 2 6-pin molex into 1 8-pin molex adapter.
will it be fine if i use these adapters ? it says not to use unless you have too.