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Soldering power connectors to the back of mobo

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Is this done before?

This will improve my cable management a bit, but it must be very easy to short or fry stuff.
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Don't do it. Just....
Don't.

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post #3 of 5
Any decent case will have cable management options behind the mobo tray; zip ties and some planning should be all you need.
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post #4 of 5
I have seen this done before somewhere. I think the guy said he killed 3 or 4 boards before he got it right tho. redface.gif
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post #5 of 5
Apparently to pass European standards, manufacturers use a special solder that needs 900 degrees+ to melt. So unless you have an insane soldering kit, I wouldn't suggest it. IF you could melt the solder, It would be a really cool idea except for motherboard tray clearance and cable management.
    
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