GTX 680 socket?

By Nerik21 ยท 4 replies
Mar 24, 2013
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  1. Hi everyone :) I have seasonic m12 620gm 620w psu so I have one 6+2 pin and one 6 pin conector and for gigabyte gtx 680 soc I need two 8pin conectors so can I find some solution for conectors also I have gtx 580 on seasonic psu so I think I can run super overclock?

    Thanks ;)
  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,714   +3,691

    Plug the 6+2-pin into one 8-pin connector. And then plug the 6-pin into the other 8-pin connector.
  3. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 3,448   +145

    If that doesn't work the other two unplugged pins are simply grounds AFAIK, and you can just short them.
  4. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,922   +630

    I don't know if this advice is correct at all, but I've noticed the the 8-pin adaptors are usually closest along the PCB to the monitor outputs. So I'd plug the 6+2 in there.
  5. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,714   +3,691

    Technically if they jump 2-pins off of the 6-pin, you gain no advantages over a 6-pin connector. Sales of a 6+2-pin is a gimmick(unless there is 8 wires from PSU), that gets you to buy a 6-pin as if it were a 8-pin. If there is not 8 wires from the power supply, power ratings can not be calculated as 8-pin.

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