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8 pin Connector too short?

Last response: in Motherboards
November 29, 2012 6:29:03 PM

My cousin is building his first pc, hes hooking hooking up the mobo as I write this. The 8 pin connector is too short by an inch or so and even when stretched covers the pci express slots. There is a 8 to 4 pin extender but i'm afraid it wont provide enough power. (FX 8320, 7770 GHZ edition.)
Is it possible to use the 4 pin or should I tell him to just buy an extender?

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November 29, 2012 7:01:36 PM

yeah there are those cables, just go here

there are also several other options here

there shouldnt be any power loss to worry about.
November 30, 2012 3:33:19 PM

Best answer selected by jkobusinski.