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I'm currently using sleeved extensions bud - I also have a modular PSU so was wondering if there was a PCIe power adapter that could swap the female end of the extension to a male so I could plug it straight into the PSU?

I guess I could always butcher one of the original cables and literally swap the female for a male.
sorry i got you wrong as i didnt read in detail,appologies
That would be male to male then*PCIE power cable with male on both ends? cant find anything like that after searching.
Maybe you may have to make your own and crimp ends on?
Edited by superj1977 - 7/23/11 at 6:45am
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sorry i got you wrong as i didnt read in detail,appologies
That would be male to male then*PCIE power cable with male on both ends? cant find anything like that after searching.
Maybe you may have to make your own and crimp ends on?
I was thinking similar - could be easier to pull the sleeved wires from their female end, pull the unsleeved wires from another 8pin's male end and then just literally swap the connectors?

So instead of your original female to male sleeved extension you end up with a male-male extension. That way you could plug it straight into the PSU.
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I thought the end that plugged into the PSU was manufacturer-specific...
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Yes you could do that but you would still have to change the crimp pins because they are different.
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So i guess your PSU came with those wide plastic modular pcie cables then?
I have them on my PSU and they fuggly

Wonder if replacement cables from another PSU(that are round+sleeved) would fit straight into your PSU?

http://store.antec.com/Product/acces...5-30181-7.aspx

OR same idea as this?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...m=310313503266
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I'm currently using sleeved extensions bud - I also have a modular PSU so was wondering if there was a PCIe power adapter that could swap the female end of the extension to a male so I could plug it straight into the PSU?

I guess I could always butcher one of the original cables and literally swap the female for a male.
The connections on the power supply end almost always never match the connections on the other end, even if it did fit, you'd probably explode something.
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So i guess your PSU came with those wide plastic modular pcie cables then?
I have them on my PSU and they fuggly

Wonder if replacement cables from another PSU(that are round+sleeved) would fit straight into your PSU?

http://store.antec.com/Product/acces...5-30181-7.aspx

OR same idea as this?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...m=310313503266
My PSU is this exact one;







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The connections on the power supply end almost always never match the connections on the other end, even if it did fit, you'd probably explode something.
Regarding the pictures I posted just above - how would I blow something up? Surely so long as the correct wires go to the correct place it should be fine... right?
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