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Hey Guys,

I have come across a problem with conventional PSU's and the M8 and that is cable length the cables are much too long for the M8 mad.gif. So this is my solution I'm ordering custom length cables for my modular PSU from FTWPC. I have 3 Gfx cards. So what do you think are the perfect lengths for the cables. I was thinking maybe: 12" for 24 pin, 18" for the 6 pins, and another 18" for the 8 pin. Do you think this is right?

Thanks for all the help in advance biggrin.gif
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Hey Guys,

I have come across a problem with conventional PSU's and the M8 and that is cable length the cables are much too long for the M8 mad.gif. So this is my solution I'm ordering custom length cables for my modular PSU from FTWPC. I have 3 Gfx cards. So what do you think are the perfect lengths for the cables. I was thinking maybe: 12" for 24 pin, 18" for the 6 pins, and another 18" for the 8 pin. Do you think this is right?

Thanks for all the help in advance biggrin.gif

Those numbers are pretty good, since my AX1200 is mounted on the top PSU opening (not the bottom floor).
And for me to reach the top pins on my X79 its roughly 18-19inches

as for the Mobo 8-12inches is perfect and for GPUs
if you route them from bottom going up toward the GPUs 18inch is enough unless your routing them from the side of the mobo then 14-16would be ideal. (18 to be on the safe side), that way you can just wrap the wires from behind with zipties.

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Yeah that helps alot +rep
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