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http://www.overclock.net/t/673591/sleeving-silverstone-strider-plus/0_50
 
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They reduce power noise and ripple
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Originally Posted by NewHighScore View Post

I would give lutroO a shout if I were you. I believe he is the one who recommended me the power supply I chose for sleeving and I quite possibly was advised by him that it is ok to remove those.

No need to contact Lutro0, he already wrote a whole FAQ thread and specifically mentions the Strider series.
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Originally Posted by Lutro0 View Post

Silverstone Strider Gold, Plus, and Evolution Series –
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Something to keep a note of when sleeving these powersupplies is that the pcie lanes have capacitors on them which Silverstone added to reduce electrical noise and to keep the PSU in spec. However you can cut them off with neglitable effect to the power. Please keep in mind that you should make sure that you have some headroom if you intend to cut off the caps and plan on overclocking. What I mean by this is if your system will draw at max 850w then you should consider getting a model that is 150w or more, this way you are not pushing the PSU to its limits thus increasing the chances of your now cappless PSU from effecting your overclock. However I must add that I have been cutting off these caps for a long time now and have NEVER had a client with an overclock issue and I have had many hardcore overclockers buy cables from me or custom units.
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Thanks for the all the info guys, it seems as though i should be safe to remove the caps much appreciated biggrin.gif rep for everyone for been helpful huzzah biggrin.gif
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