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Adapting Antec cable for Seasonic PSU

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I just got my Seasonic Platinum-1000, and while is it utterly beautiful, i do not like how it sorts the PCI-E cables. While i do agree you wouldn't pick such a huge unit for single-connector cards, the fact is i will be adding a GTS 450 to my computer for "PhysX" (in fact it will be for BOINC), and being it a singlle connector card, i will have a leftover PCI-E cable on my case.

I found the modular cables that came with my Antec TruePower New, but they have a different layout, so i need to swap the cables from the Antec cable. Here's the layout for the matching 8-pin sections of both cables.

Antec:



Seasonic:



All i need to do is swap the cables, but i have no idea how to do it. As i will be doing only one cable, i do not plan to purchase a tool just for that (plus international shipping would kill me, they do not sell that stuff here), so could anyone tell me how to change those cables?
   
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There is a little tab on the left and right sides of the pin that you have to press in to be able to pull the pin out of the connector. I've had good luck with sewing pins but flatted out staples are useful in a pinch if you don't want to buy the retail tools just for one cable. They can be a bit difficult to remove even with the right tools. Sometimes it takes a bit of wiggling, but don't pull too hard or you'll rip the wire out of the pin. There should be some guides to removing pins in the sleeving section. I'll look here in a minute.
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