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Holy cow... that is weird. Let me know if you need help and I can check one of mine out... I don't have a multimeter though. redface.gif
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received this via email from seasonic.
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Dear customer,

Thanks for contacting Seasonic - Customer Service Dept.
I was told these cables shouldn't be an issue and they may shown vary.




Thank you,

Kevin Han
Seasonic Electronics, Inc. (USA)
1330 Mountain View Circle
Azusa, CA 91702
Tel: (626) 969-9966
 
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post #162 of 675
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This is what I was working on yesterday:

PCI e cable

 
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This is what I was working on yesterday:
PCI e cable

Looks good. How did the sleeving go with the double wires? Also from the email I'm thinking if you just wire them straigt across is should work yeah? Just do all the yellow wires in the top piece and the blacks in the bottom, with one of the double blacks on the side clippy thing.
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post #164 of 675
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all double wires got solder so they would be in the back of the case.

I got the whole thing done, but had one wire pullout of a pin. Need to try and get another pin, or connector.

The 24 pin seems just as tough because it has 4 sets of double wires (reds, orange, black, yellows)
Edited by nezff - 9/18/12 at 11:52am
 
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post #165 of 675
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not sure if Im liking the green. hmmm

 
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The color itself looks good if you're not obsessed with matching the motherboard's color.
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post #167 of 675
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The color itself looks good if you're not obsessed with matching the motherboard's color.

Thought about maybe dying some white mdpc I got to match the green on the mobo.

Im not sure how a white/black combo would look.
 
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sleeved both fans on the H100

 
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post #169 of 675
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Ordered a EVGA GTX 680 backplate. Received it in ONE day.

Here is the install:

(note: On a EVGA SC Signature 2 gtx680, there is not 16 screws holding the pcb and heatsink together like on a regular 680. The new screws they provide you with, you dont use contrary to the directions. There are 4 silver shiny screws holding the heatsink and pcb together. Take them out, put backplate on, then put silver shiny screws back in. The new black screws are TOO big for the hole. The other holes are NOT thread, so therefore, no other screws are used.)

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The plan today was to get everything else installed. The sleeving and color scheme might have to be put on hold. No sense in putting everything else off for sleeving.

Here ya go:

Top cover taken off the Stryker
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Top fan taken out to make room for the H100
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My 3770K
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Now the nerve racking part, no pressure
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Installing the Corsair Vengeance 8gb
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One installed
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And.. the second
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