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post #31 of 34
You sent me a pm about this so I'll post the answer here as well in case it's useful:

'I think you may have a problem adapted the Corsair AX1200 sleeved cable kit for use on the Seasonic P1000. The reason being that Seasonic have used non-standard pinouts on the 24 pin cable PSU connectors and also for the PCIE-Cables. The Seasonic 24 pin connector actually has 28 cables going into a 10 Pin and 18 Pin housing (non-standard) and to achieve this they've doubled up some of the cables. I'm currently awaiting a definitive answer from Seasonic why the cables are doubled. If it's because they're necessary to supply the power then you'd have to splice some of the double cables to populate all the pinouts on the PSU side of the cable. If it's just to smooth out the power supply then you might be able to get away with not using the extra cables i.e. just use 23 of the 28 pinouts (1 is never used on the 24 pin connector). It's not going to be a question of removing the Corsair cables and fitting them into the appropriate connector on the Seasonic, you may have no option but to splice them. The plastic clips that Seasonic use at the PSU end are not universal for PSUs. I also have a small suspicion that the ATX pins they use are non-standard as the clips appear to be 1.5-2mm different to standard ATX pins. Not a real problem but does get awkward when using Lutro0s sleeving tool as the heatshrink doesn't line up.

It's a similar thing with the PCIE cables in that there's a potential 16 cables on the Graphics card end of the cable but the housings on the PSU end only have 12 so you again have to splice and double up the cables for some pinouts. Although you might get away with leaving some cables out on the 24 Pin Connector at the PSU end if you require 8 pin cables on the Graphics card you MUST ensure all are connected at the PSU end.

I regret buying the Seasonic now as even with spliced cables it'll still look messy. Given what I know now I would have bought a Silverstone Strider that uses standard connections.'
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post #32 of 34
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This was exactly the information I was looking for. As unfortunate as it is at least I know not to pursue this farther. I really hate proprietary that venders use, makes life difficult when it has no need to be. There are some other sites to purchase the full sleeved cables (not all the ones offered by the corsair kit) specifically for the seasonic psu but the cost is much more expensive. Also they do not offer the sexy sata which comes with the corsair kit. Corsair really has done a good job with their kit. A complete set of fully sleeved cables in one package, what more could one what. Did I mention that the sata is one sexy cable, id not want to attempt that one myself but I sure would love to have it done for me.

Thanks for the help, i hope that its a benifit to any others who are looking into sleeved cables. Only thing I can do at this point is to wait it out and see what comes to market, not the most attractive option but not much at this point for me to do. I will start to look into sleeving the cables myself. I know the gratification that comes with the DIY projects are high but of all the things id want to spend my time on sleeving is not one of them. I did a psu before and its not for the faint of heart, its a real chore

Thanks again and at this point i am fully ready to put this topic to rest as much as it saddens me to do so.
post #33 of 34
Silverstone is the ONLY company that uses ATX spec connectors on the PSU end. For all intents and purposes, they are proprietary. And it's not like SeaSonic is using their system just to be proprietary, they're doing it that way so all the +12V lines can come directly off the main PCB, so there's less resistance, so better v-reg and efficiency. Then the supervisor chip, v-sense, and +5V, +3.3V, and -12V DC-DC is on the upper modular connector.
post #34 of 34
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Originally Posted by cravinmild View Post

Very saddly i recived my new "best in the world" seasonic psu dead. After hours of getting the pc set up and rewired and started up for thirty mins it died. Power to the gpu still (led on gpu are green) also power at the usb and attached components work fine but the pc will not fire up now. After hours of trouble shooting in desporation i pluged in my old psu to just see. Low and behold it fired right up, no problems at all. Glad to know its not the mobo aleast. Still most frustrating that now i need to pay for return shipping and down time as i have to wait.
Just wanted to post in in case anyone else has had this psu crapout on you too also to get a record of this psu being defective for others to see when looking for a replacment psu for them selfs. Ive not heard of another seasonic 1000w platinum being shipped doa, guess i got lucky...............tongue.gif
$300+ and now im waiting and have another shipping fee.
Also note this psu will NOT cover any damage to other parts in your pc if it frys them because its defective. I only found this out when reading the manual. In no reviews (all ranting this to be the best) did they ever mention this. I know that there are many other manufactures that will replace components that are damaged by their faulty psu but not this expensive one, they hold no responsibility for any damage caused. Just wanted to add that cause its warranttied for 7 years so cross your fingers for seven years of non faulty psu lol.

I don't know how your PSU could be dead unless it was damaged in transit as every Seasonic PSU is tested before it's boxed and shipped. Sorry for your issues. redface.gif
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