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post #1 of 7
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who else has a problem with a somewhat short 8 pin power connector? i've always been somewhat of a stickler when it comes to cable management and im not the happiest with my current builds power connector management.

-psu mounted on the bottom
-8-pin power connector is on the top of the motherboard.

so it stretches over my huge 780 ti and barely reaches the power connector and its the one thing that looks horribly out of place. lol
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post #2 of 7
I have that problem as well

Fixed it with a Bitfenix Alchemy 8 pin EPS extension cable
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post #3 of 7
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i thought there might be something like that but wasnt sure. now im sure and i bought one already lol
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post #4 of 7
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Originally Posted by fade2green514 View Post

i thought there might be something like that but wasnt sure. now im sure and i bought one already lol

Bitfenix Alchemy are very good and very high quality

I have a front USB extension cable from Bitfenix as well

The stock one was ugly as sin and it was pretty much the only cable besides the case front panel cable that was not red
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post #5 of 7
or ya could have punched/cut/drill a hole on the motherboard tray by the PSU, ran the cable between the tray and the side of the case and then out the hole you would have cut/punched/drilled by the 8 pin connector.


just saying . . . .
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post #6 of 7
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it isnt long enough to wrap around unfortunately. ive considered that im just going to buy the extension cord.

my motherboard tray actually has space to wrap it around too it doesnt hinder wrapping it around even by an inch i dont think.
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I had to use an extension on mine so I could keep it behind the MOBO plate.
     
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