Gpu power question

Hi first time PC builder.

My 1080 GTX needs an 8 and 6 power connection.

My psu came with two cables both 8 x8/6+2

Can I use one cable or should I use two.
If I use two is it ok to cut off the extra unneeded connections. And like plasti dip em or such to keep save.


Let me know what you think.
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  1. derektv85 said:
    Hi first time PC builder.

    My 1080 GTX needs an 8 and 6 power connection.

    My psu came with two cables both 8 x8/6+2

    Can I use one cable or should I use two.
    If I use two is it ok to cut off the extra unneeded connections. And like plasti dip em or such to keep save.


    Let me know what you think.


    Just put the 8pin along with 6 pin from 6+2 pin. You just simply slide the 6pin connector from the 6+2 pin. It is just like a game of filling the space. But remember DO NOT APPLY MUCH FORCE AS IT MAY BREAK THE COMPONENTS.
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  2. My question was more about. Using one cable that has three connections 8 for the PSU side And 8/6+2 for the two cpu connection vs using two cables and using 8psu x 8cpu and 8psu x 6+2 cpu second connection
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  3. derektv85 said:
    My question was more about. Using one cable that has three connections 8 for the PSU side And 8/6+2 for the two cpu connection vs using two cables and using 8psu x 8cpu and 8psu x 6+2 cpu second connection


    In my opinion, the second choice seems to be good
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