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Pci-e and CPU cable compatability

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Hey guys, I want to add a blue sleeved cable for my CPU power cable, but I can't find any...would this 8-pin Pci-e extension cable work?

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11062/cab-236/ModRight_CableRight_Single_Braid_8-Pin_PCI-E_Extension_-_Blue.html?tl=g2c473s1213
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i want to say no from memory and that they are physically different on the headers the pcie ones have the little notchs on the other side to the standard EPS 12 connector to be on the safe side

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11211/cab-241/ModRight_CableRight_Single_Braid_MB_8-Pin_to_44_12V_EPS_Extension_-_Blue.html?tl=g2c473s1231
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the 8-pin PCI-e and EPS have different notchings on the connector as well as a different wire pinout; in fact, EPS has 4x 12V and 4x Gnd, while PCI-e has 3x 12V and 5x Gnd.
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