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Custom crimp on PSU Corsair AX850

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Firstly, thanks in advance to those who help.

I am about to acquire the Corsair AX850 Psu and because I intend to have white sleeving over it, black wires will bleed over it.
Hence, I have decided to custom crimp with white wires 18awg( is that right?) I have done some research and learnt that for the psu, the 24 pin is made up of 10+18 pins on the psu side.

Link http://www.corsair.com/blog/how-to-install-24pin-and-8pin-cables-on-your-professional-series-gold-psu

I know you can get the normal 24 pin/8 pin connectors off ppcs and other places but for such connectors where can I get them?

Thanks again biggrin.gif
Edited by netdevil - 9/4/12 at 8:38am
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You can use the standard 24-pin on the motherboard side of the connector, on the PSU side, just steal the plastic plug off the existing cable. Be sure to number the wires in case you ever need to restore the PSU to a more factory condition.
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Ohhh ok so thats you guys do thanks CTRLurself appreciate it + rep smile.gif
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Ohhh ok so thats you guys do thanks CTRLurself appreciate it + rep smile.gif

Normally you only buy new plugs if you want them to be a specific color or if they were broken some how. The thing to keep in mind with PSU modding is that if it breaks you want to be able to RMA it (with a fully modular PSU this is easy, because all they want back normally is the PSU itself), and if you sell it, you'll want to make sure you have all the original parts incase somebody else wants something that you don't (i.e. don't throw away un-used cables, even if you don't mod them - save them).
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If you need replacement connectors for the ax850 you can buy them from modDIY.
18-pin
10-pin
They also sell a complete set of connectors for the ax 850.
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