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Cannot get Geforce 1080 ti gaming x to work?

hello, im having an issue getting my new graphics card to work. I have a cxm 600w 80+ bronze power supply and an asrock micro. I checked pcpartpicker to see if it would be compatible and it should be. them only issue was that I dont have the wire that connects from my power supply to graphics card but I heard I didn't need it? pls lmk
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    mateorichie6 said:
    hello, im having an issue getting my new graphics card to work. I have a cxm 600w 80+ bronze power supply and an asrock micro. I checked pcpartpicker to see if it would be compatible and it should be. them only issue was that I dont have the wire that connects from my power supply to graphics card but I heard I didn't need it? pls lmk


    You've been misinformed. You need 2 8 pin PCIe connectors. The card has a TDP of 250W iinm(edit: System Requirements
    Power consumption: 250W
    Recommended PSU: 600W
    Power Connector
    2 x 8-Pin). It receives up to 75W from the PCIe slot 150W from each 8 pin connector. Without both connectors the card will not work.

    Your PSU has the necessary connectors.

    The performance increase going from a 970 FTW from EVGA to an EVGA 1080 Ti FTW3 Hybrid is huge. I remember I was starting to struggle to maintain 60FPS. I had been having to reduce settings. MSI AB now tells me over to over 200 FPS in the same games. Some are oddly sticking to 62FPS but my TV is 60Hz so I'm not really worried but I'll check into it.

    For the PSU I chose https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151118.
  2. Your PSU is modular, so the cables might be not on the unit itself, but instead they may be in the box - assuming you still have it.
  3. aquielisunari said:
    mateorichie6 said:
    hello, im having an issue getting my new graphics card to work. I have a cxm 600w 80+ bronze power supply and an asrock micro. I checked pcpartpicker to see if it would be compatible and it should be. them only issue was that I dont have the wire that connects from my power supply to graphics card but I heard I didn't need it? pls lmk


    You've been misinformed. You need 2 8 pin PCIe connectors. The card has a TDP of 250W iinm(edit: System Requirements
    Power consumption: 250W
    Recommended PSU: 600W
    Power Connector
    2 x 8-Pin). It receives up to 75W from the PCIe slot 150W from each 8 pin connector. Without both connectors the card will not work.

    Your PSU has the necessary connectors.

    The performance increase going from a 970 FTW from EVGA to an EVGA 1080 Ti FTW3 Hybrid is huge. I remember I was starting to struggle to maintain 60FPS. I had been having to reduce settings. MSI AB now tells me over to over 200 FPS in the same games. Some are oddly sticking to 62FPS but my TV is 60Hz so I'm not really worried but I'll check into it.

    For the PSU I chose https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151118.


    Thanks so much bro! I figured I needed it but I wasn't sure some people said I might not much appreciated!!
  4. mateorichie6 said:
    aquielisunari said:
    mateorichie6 said:
    hello, im having an issue getting my new graphics card to work. I have a cxm 600w 80+ bronze power supply and an asrock micro. I checked pcpartpicker to see if it would be compatible and it should be. them only issue was that I dont have the wire that connects from my power supply to graphics card but I heard I didn't need it? pls lmk


    You've been misinformed. You need 2 8 pin PCIe connectors. The card has a TDP of 250W iinm(edit: System Requirements
    Power consumption: 250W
    Recommended PSU: 600W
    Power Connector
    2 x 8-Pin). It receives up to 75W from the PCIe slot 150W from each 8 pin connector. Without both connectors the card will not work.

    Your PSU has the necessary connectors.

    The performance increase going from a 970 FTW from EVGA to an EVGA 1080 Ti FTW3 Hybrid is huge. I remember I was starting to struggle to maintain 60FPS. I had been having to reduce settings. MSI AB now tells me over to over 200 FPS in the same games. Some are oddly sticking to 62FPS but my TV is 60Hz so I'm not really worried but I'll check into it.

    For the PSU I chose https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151118.


    Thanks so much bro! I figured I needed it but I wasn't sure some people said I might not much appreciated!!


    You're welcome glad we could help :D
  5. aquielisunari said:
    mateorichie6 said:
    aquielisunari said:
    mateorichie6 said:
    hello, im having an issue getting my new graphics card to work. I have a cxm 600w 80+ bronze power supply and an asrock micro. I checked pcpartpicker to see if it would be compatible and it should be. them only issue was that I dont have the wire that connects from my power supply to graphics card but I heard I didn't need it? pls lmk


    You've been misinformed. You need 2 8 pin PCIe connectors. The card has a TDP of 250W iinm(edit: System Requirements
    Power consumption: 250W
    Recommended PSU: 600W
    Power Connector
    2 x 8-Pin). It receives up to 75W from the PCIe slot 150W from each 8 pin connector. Without both connectors the card will not work.

    Your PSU has the necessary connectors.

    The performance increase going from a 970 FTW from EVGA to an EVGA 1080 Ti FTW3 Hybrid is huge. I remember I was starting to struggle to maintain 60FPS. I had been having to reduce settings. MSI AB now tells me over to over 200 FPS in the same games. Some are oddly sticking to 62FPS but my TV is 60Hz so I'm not really worried but I'll check into it.

    For the PSU I chose https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151118.


    Thanks so much bro! I figured I needed it but I wasn't sure some people said I might not much appreciated!!


    You're welcome glad we could help :D


    I sent a private message with just a. question about the cable. hope you could see
  6. mateorichie6 said:
    aquielisunari said:
    mateorichie6 said:
    aquielisunari said:
    mateorichie6 said:
    hello, im having an issue getting my new graphics card to work. I have a cxm 600w 80+ bronze power supply and an asrock micro. I checked pcpartpicker to see if it would be compatible and it should be. them only issue was that I dont have the wire that connects from my power supply to graphics card but I heard I didn't need it? pls lmk


    You've been misinformed. You need 2 8 pin PCIe connectors. The card has a TDP of 250W iinm(edit: System Requirements
    Power consumption: 250W
    Recommended PSU: 600W
    Power Connector
    2 x 8-Pin). It receives up to 75W from the PCIe slot 150W from each 8 pin connector. Without both connectors the card will not work.

    Your PSU has the necessary connectors.

    The performance increase going from a 970 FTW from EVGA to an EVGA 1080 Ti FTW3 Hybrid is huge. I remember I was starting to struggle to maintain 60FPS. I had been having to reduce settings. MSI AB now tells me over to over 200 FPS in the same games. Some are oddly sticking to 62FPS but my TV is 60Hz so I'm not really worried but I'll check into it.

    For the PSU I chose https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151118.


    Thanks so much bro! I figured I needed it but I wasn't sure some people said I might not much appreciated!!


    You're welcome glad we could help :D


    I sent a private message with just a. question about the cable. hope you could see


    You don't need to order anything. That PSU has everything you need. There are 2 x 6+2 pin PCIe cables. Those are the cables you need.


    https://www.amazon.com/Corsair-CP-8920179-Premium-Individually-Connectors/dp/B01N5EM9MH will work.
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