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New Sabertooth P67. Is Asus using different Fan Header Connectors Now?

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I've been using a Sabertooth P67 for awile now and never had any problem with three or four pin fan connectors fitting on the fan headers.
I just bought a new one today and noticed that Asus must be using a different fan header connector now as none of my fans/connectors will fit over the plastic tab/guide thats on the header.
I had to shave off the ridges on my fans connectors to get them to slip on the header.
I looked at my 'old' Sabertooth and the fan headers are very white in color. The ones on the new Sabertooth are more tan in color.
The problem, if I didn't explain very well, is that the plastic 'security' tab on the header is now too wide for most fan connectors to slip over it.
Has anyone else noticed this ?
Here's a couple pics I don't know if they will help.
Edited by mothman - 8/7/11 at 6:30pm
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Yep. For my original sabertooth the fans fit fine but when I RMAed it and got a new revision, the little tabs stick out. It's a little annoying.
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Pics?
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Mine are all completely normal.

Is it possible it was just bad luck and they didn't clean up during manufacture on that handful of boards?? =\

EDIT: Running the latest rev. 3, also.
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I just got mine about a month ago. Mine look white and didn't have any problems.
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