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I would kinda prefer if the search bar helped find this answer before i went cutting.
but im just a 'noob' on these forums. smile.gif so its ok.

Yes power supplies still work after you cut off all the wires (except 20+4) pins smile.gif

Note: Obviously you can't have any cut wires touching them so cover them up or your PSU will short.
Maybe explode... but usually USUALLY, comes with a built in fuse inside the PSU, if not... yeah will explode, or just pop a capacitor. tongue.gif or your power will go out before any of that happens. Good luck!

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Edited by kyismaster - 12/10/11 at 9:29pm
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And flashlights work underwater.
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What's the purpose of this? If you don't mind me asking.
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Of course it will work.. you just don't use the ones you cut.
It's no different than having it directly hooked up the the connector heads.
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This just in, the rumor of the sky being blue has been confirmed.
    
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post #7 of 16
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Originally Posted by redsunx View Post

What's the purpose of this? If you don't mind me asking.

I was searching OCN and many people said contradicting things like, "if you cut the wrong molex it will never work again"
Im about to sleeve my un modular psu, and I rather clean up my unused cables. I wanted to find out if it was going to just be a waste of time cutting the wires just to find out I will have a expensive paper weight after cutting and sleeving.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blizzie View Post

Of course it will work.. you just don't use the ones you cut.
It's no different than having it directly hooked up the the connector heads.

Well. its a $180 answer for me smile.gif


and anyways, its not a waste if any of you are asking, since im gonna use the 24 pin out for powering my subwoofers. smile.gif
Edited by kyismaster - 12/10/11 at 9:31pm
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post #8 of 16
Well at least you put those disbelievers to shame. Personally it just seems like making the wire a different length, not anything that could be detrimental like soldering on the PCB
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post #9 of 16
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Well at least you put those disbelievers to shame. Personally it just seems like making the wire a different length, not anything that could be detrimental like soldering on the PCB

pretty much, i was pondering the thought of just taking off the wires by desoldering, but, I didn't want to mess up the ++ , - - relay. If it was like a christmas tree, one light goes out they all go out.... So i wonder if the same applies to the PSU
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post #10 of 16
L&C is a brand owned by Deer, aka the manufacturer who completely wrecked Rosewill's reputation (in cooperation with Wintech) by having a catastrophic failure rate >20%. Which is, in of itself, catastrophic.


Kill it with fire.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDiIkns0ERY&feature=channel_video_title
Edited by Phaedrus2129 - 12/10/11 at 9:52pm
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