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2 power connects on my 7970 (1x8pin 1x6pin)

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August 18, 2012 1:28:48 AM

Hi guys. I have a Sapphire 7970 OC edition GPU and was wondering something. It has 2 power connections, 1 X 6 and 1 X 8 pin. I have connected them both, is this right? It seems to be working ok but not sure it its getting the right power for its maximum potential.

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August 18, 2012 1:33:54 AM

If both connections are used, that is intended.

If it has a 6+8 pin, give it a 6+ 8 pin.

So yes, this is right.
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a c 115 U Graphics card
August 18, 2012 1:53:28 AM

Both power connectors must be connected or when powered on it will squeal like a little girl at a Justin Beiber concert. Try it, I dare you
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