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Old 12-03-2018, 08:39 PM
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Default Re: Video Card - Mac Pro High Sierra & Native

Mine (and everyone who has a retail box) comes with power cables for the Mac and power cables for PC. When using the SATA power from the optical bay, you need the power cables for the PC plus an adapter to mate it to the SATA power supply.
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Old 12-06-2018, 09:36 AM
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Yeah, it seems like a bit of a minefield out there in this regard. Just to clarify, when you say you spliced into the PCIe AUX power for your HDX card, would using a simple 6-pin mini-PCIe Aux 'Y' cable achieve the same thing? I have a Mac Edition GTX 680 sitting here that uses 60w less power than your 280x, so the same solution should work fine.
Yes, same thing. I cut the mini 6-pin to large 6-pin in half, then using a pinout diagram and multimeter made sure I knew which pins on the four pin HDX connector needed 12V and gnd and soldered them all together again!
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