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March 2, 2012 3:09:12 PM

I just bought a Corsair GS600 PSU. I've tried connecting the 2 pins in the 6+2 pin PCI-E connector with the 6 pin but the wire is to long. Is it meant to fit or can I just connect the 6 pin and 2 pin separate into a GPU?

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March 2, 2012 3:19:07 PM

wire length is OK, you can work on your cable management to get them out of the way giving you a better air flow inside of the case
messy cables inside the case = no space for air to move around
March 2, 2012 3:26:39 PM

That's not answering my question. I'm asking whether the 2pin is meant to fit into the 6pin to make it 8pin. I'm having trouble connecting them.
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March 2, 2012 3:42:51 PM

it should do, or fit snuggly next to it
a b ) Power supply
March 2, 2012 3:47:09 PM

on my corsair tx750 it doesnt clip together you have to hold the 2 pin against the side of the 6 pin then push it

in to the 8 pin socket--bit fiddly but i got used to it
March 2, 2012 4:03:00 PM

Ok, thanks, I thought it was meant to clip on and stay there like the 20+4 connector.
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March 2, 2012 4:06:41 PM

yeah i had a tagan psu before where it slid on to the 6 pin

but on this corsair once you try it a few times the 2 pin stops pinging out of your fingers :D 
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