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the 4 pin connector for m CPU power isnt long enough to reach since I got a new case with a bottom mount for the PSU. Can I just cut the wire and extend it?
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post #2 of 14
Buy an extender. You probably could, but you may be risking the warranty.
post #3 of 14
can't you just get an extender?
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post #4 of 14
I would not recommend doing that. You can, however, purchase extensions from here. This will also add some eye candy to your setup as well.
   
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post #5 of 14
Cut the wires void your warranty
Buy an extender and keep your warranty

that simple
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post #6 of 14
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Not worried about the warranty and kinda want to use my comp without a jank setup
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post #7 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by ThePhlood View Post
Not worried about the warranty and kinda want to use my comp without a jank setup
If you just want someone to say "Do it!"...... Do it!

No, just kidding, seriously, buy an extender, wait a few days for it to arrive and live life happy [and with a warranty on your unit]
    
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post #8 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by ThePhlood View Post
kinda want to use my comp without a jank setup
then buy a single braid extension.

cutting and splicing would look worse. with extension you can run behind mobo. and only see the nice stuff.
post #9 of 14
Extreme answer, buy a smaller case, then everything will reach =)
post #10 of 14
I had this issues once. I just cut the wires and extended them.
    
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