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No sweat! I didn't realize you could move the plugs in the center, I could sure stand for a couple of mine to be a little closer together.

They actually move pretty easy, just slip a flat head screwdriver under the back and cap will pop off. Pull the connector out and remove the heatshrink/sleeving from the cable where you need it to be and use a flat head screwdriver to put the cable back in. I'll do a how to later with some pictures.
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That'd be great. I only have one spare I could practice on biggrin.gif
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post #233 of 1308
Seasonic SATA Power Adapter Movement Guide

Step 1: Remove existing heatshrink and sleeving


Cut the heatshrink.


Peel the heatshrink/sleeving back.


Use snips or scissors to cut the remaining sleeving and heatshrinkoff.

Step 2: Take power adapter off wire


Push connector as near to 90 degree to the wire as possible.


Insert flathead screwdriver under adapter cap. Run along length to remove cap.


Remove wires one at a time from adapter. Wiggle to create slight gap between adapter and wire, use small screwdriver, toothpick, knife, etc to push wire out if needed. Otherwise grab both sides of the wire on each side of adapter and pull.


Done.

Step 3: Insert removed adapter into wire where desired


Insert removed adapters into SATA drive power slots installed in case for proper measurement.


Install one wire gently into adapters. I prefer red because it is in the middle, but really any work.


Remove adapter from SATA drive and press wire in using flathead screwdriver.


Repeat for each drive/SATA device needed.


Install remaining wires, be sure to do so in the right order.


Trim wire endings to desired length. To make them flush it is easiest (in my opinion) to use a razor blade or something similar.

Zip tie multiple wires to improve cable management. Hope this helps! thumb.gif
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Dont think iv ever noticed my fan come on. Def the quietest component in the system.
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Thanks, that's just what I needed to see!
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Seasonic SATA Power Adapter Movement Guide
Step 1: Remove existing heatshrink and sleeving

Cut the heatshrink.

Peel the heatshrink/sleeving back.

Use snips or scissors to cut the remaining sleeving and heatshrinkoff.
Step 2: Take power adapter off wire

Push connector as near to 90 degree to the wire as possible.

Insert flathead screwdriver under adapter cap. Run along length to remove cap.

Remove wires one at a time from adapter. Wiggle to create slight gap between adapter and wire, use small screwdriver, toothpick, knife, etc to push wire out if needed. Otherwise grab both sides of the wire on each side of adapter and pull.

Done.
Step 3: Insert removed adapter into wire where desired

Insert removed adapters into SATA drive power slots installed in case for proper measurement.

Install one wire gently into adapters. I prefer red because it is in the middle, but really any work.

Remove adapter from SATA drive and press wire in using flathead screwdriver.

Repeat for each drive/SATA device needed.

Install remaining wires, be sure to do so in the right order.

Trim wire endings to desired length. To make them flush it is easiest (in my opinion) to use a razor blade or something similar.
Zip tie multiple wires to improve cable management. Hope this helps! thumb.gif

definately easier than I thought. Sleeving those would seem fairly easy. could cover the other bare wires with some shrink.
 
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freaking fantastic guide, thanks thumb.gif

Lots of great pics too thumb.gif
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definately easier than I thought. Sleeving those would seem fairly easy. could cover the other bare wires with some shrink.

Yeah I've been thinking about it but the cables will be hidden in my case and I'm lazy.
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freaking fantastic guide, thanks thumb.gif
Lots of great pics too thumb.gif

Thanks man! biggrin.gif
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Is the latest guesstimate for the release date of the 520 Watt Fanless platinum PSU still early October? Trying to decide if I can hold out that long or just go for a gold version.
   
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Hi I might be joining this club soon but I am hung on the Seasonic Platinum 860W or the corsair AX 850W the AX is $30 cheaper but the platinum sounds great. I read the Jonnyguru review and I trust his reviews but that was for the 1000w model. Do you know how good the 860W model is?
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