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MSI GTX 780 gaming and Swiftech Komodo block

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I was disassembling my card yesterday a MSI GTX 780 gaming oc and went to put the Swiftech block on when I realized that there is no two pin power connector for the light on the board just a four pin fan connector (pictures below). I was thinking about cutting off the plastic connector and using the two furthest right pins. The black and yellow What I would like to know is if this will work for the light before I start cutting at this card. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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That's quite curious. You can see where MSI lobbed off the 2 pin connector (just to the right of the PCI-E 6 pin connector.)

I'm decently sure that what you plan will work, just make sure to line up the polarities correctly.
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Ahh I see what your talking about. Now I'm wondering if I can solder a connector there and use that, that way I wouldn't have to destroy that other connector. I'll have to take a closer look at the solder points when I get home and see if that would be an option.
Edited by niksal12 - 11/8/13 at 6:26am
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