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Its not a dumb question but I dont think it's possible since those ports are all soldered in. You have to be able to plug a USB port into the pin connector on the Mobo.

That's what I thought. I guess I have no choice but to use the front port. Should be interesting seeing as how the iPhone cable is so damn short. Thank's for the help fellas.
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post #2102 of 3634
Have this board, built my pc last week. This board is absolutely amazing. Bios is so easy to go through and change around settings. It's also a great looking board that handles a lot of power.
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MSI (and others) make USB back plates that will replace one of the PCI port covers like these. Now, I'm not sure what type of connector is on the other end of that so you'd need to make sure it was compatible with the pinout of the motherboard (which it doesnt appear to be).

That would of been a great solution but yeah the connections don't match.
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post #2104 of 3634
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That would of been a great solution but yeah the connections don't match.

The other linked one was a USB 3.0 bracket. Would a USB 2.0 bracket work instead?
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The other linked one was a USB 3.0 bracket. Would a USB 2.0 bracket work instead?

That actually look's like it might work. I might have to look into that.
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post #2106 of 3634
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That actually look's like it might work. I might have to look into that.

I'm pretty sure it would, looks like a regular USB header to me. I've got some of those adapters at work so I can borrow one and check out if it does indeed work tomorrow when my board gets here if it would help.
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post #2107 of 3634
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I'm pretty sure it would, looks like a regular USB header to me. I've got some of those adapters at work so I can borrow one and check out if it does indeed work tomorrow when my board gets here if it would help.

Yeah, if you could that would be great! You'll love the board by the way. Look's amazing and feels like a premium piece of tech.
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I love the look of the board but I kind of dislike the yellow MSI on the heatsinks! I know you can removed these. Would it be possible to paint over them?
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I love the look of the board but I kind of dislike the yellow MSI on the heatsinks! I know you can removed these. Would it be possible to paint over them?

 

It would be, just take them off, paint them, put them back on.  I don't know if I would just in case I had to RMA the board down the road.  By only removing them you can always put them back on later for RMA if needed.

post #2110 of 3634
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I love the look of the board but I kind of dislike the yellow MSI on the heatsinks! I know you can removed these. Would it be possible to paint over them?

Once you get everything installed it's really hard to see the yellow. It bothered me as well but I can't even see it unless I look for it.
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