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Can't find cable for installing video card

Dec 2, 2019 10:31AM PST


I'm no expert so please bare with me.

Looking to install a video card I just purchased -
Zotac GEForce GTX 1060 (ZT-PT10620A-10M)

Fits and connects fine but I think I am short on power cables.

This video card appears to have an 8-pin connector and came with an 8pin to dual 6pin adapter, with the 8 pin side connecting to the video card (picture in link attached).

I have two 6-pin openings on my power supply, so in theory I believe this card should work properly if both 6 pin ends from the adapter are connected to my power supply.

I only have one 6 pin to 6 pin pci-e cable that came with my power supply (picture in link attached). So far I can't find another cable online of this exact kind.

I'm assuming finding this would do the trick once I plug both cables in but honestly I haven't done this in a while and I could be way off. Please confirm if this is the right cable I should be looking for, and if so what is it specifically called so I can find it?

If it helps at all I also have some 5-pin/hole(?) slots on my power supply available as well (apologies again, been a while).

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!!

Post was last edited on December 2, 2019 10:32 AM PST

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That model number can't be found here.
Dec 2, 2019 11:38AM PST
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Dec 2, 2019 3:40PM PST

Model number is indeed off, typo, put an additional letter in there. The model is ZT-P10620A-10M.

I attempted installing with a single 6 pin from the 8-to-6 adapter plugged in and got an error message when turning on the PC to "please plug in the pci-e cable", which leads me to believe both are required (the 6 pin I had at the time was confirmed as "plugged in" at the time).

I have noticed that when I look for this card on Youtube the AMP Edition (not mine) is all I see in videos, which has a 6-pin outlet on the card as opposed to mine which has the 8-pin.

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So your PSU has the 6 pin PCIe power plug.
Dec 2, 2019 4:01PM PST