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Serious question is it an issue to run x2 pcie cables daisy chained like this to a rtx 3090? I've had it like this for 5 months with no noticeable issues

Serious question is it an issue to run x2 pcie cables daisy chained like this to a rtx 3090? I've had it like this for 5 months with no noticeable issues

FruitLoopsAreAwesome

Both Nvidia and AMD have made it clear that you should never daisy chain. If you can't run separate cables due to a PSU restriction, you should get a better PSU.


deeznutz3169

You really shouldn't, meaning its not recommended. Will your pc blow up and take your house with you? Probably not but still I wouldn't. Fyi, I have a 3080ti with 3 8pins. I have 3 separate cable for each 8 pin.


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this has been asked a few times and the professional opinion is to not do this, mainly as you might overload the cable. I think 8 pin connectors are rated 150W, you get 75W through the slot and some of these bad boy cards suck like nearly 400W. EDIT: actually just un-daisy chained my 5700XT


ello-y-ella

I actually had this same question thanks for asking it


aussie_dn

Thanks for the info guys think its clear I should definitely get two separate 8 pins!! I have seen this card draw well over 400w so glad nothing blow up before now lol


vesstty

If you don’t have any issues then it should be fine but it is recommended that you run an 8 prong pci


HeywoodJaBlessMe

You answered your own question


SirGeorgington

For a 3090 you are really, really pushing it. If you were to run your graphics card at 100% for any prolonged period of time I would be concerned about damage to the PCIe cables.


aussie_dn

Update guys changed it over so x2 pcie cables now both have a daisy chain on them but don't think that matters as I've just connected the main cable for then thanks for all the help!!


Ta5oficial

It is okay, but totaly not recomended