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Found this.
http://www.moddiy.com/products/2.54mm-Dupont-20%252dPin-(2x10-)-Right-Angle-Motherboard-Header-Connector.html

Would let you hook the header cable up at a right angle.
You could also get one of these, if you wanted to resolder.

http://www.pacificcable.com/Picture_Page.asp?DataName=SBH-20R

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He wasn't looking for a header. Why would he want to void any warranty he may have on his MOBO? Also, your link was insulting.

In fairness, providing links to both the header and an adapter is technically still answering the question.
Some people might be into that, some might not be.

And also to be fair, I found the stuff I linked by googling. Took me like 20 seconds.
So really more people need to learn to google before they try to rely on other people to find information for them.
This day and age we have access to nearly an infinite wealth of information, yet people will still try to ask other people for information without even trying themselves.

I would say yes the link was "offensive" but it was also hilarious, and clearly he was making a joke.
Lighten up a bit and take a joke in stride. If you can't laugh about stupid stuff, you will end up having such a downer life.
Life is short, have fun with it.

The OP made it clear back in post #5 he did not want a header. So what if you found your links in 20 seconds. Did ever occur to you the reason the OP didn't find them was because they were not what he was looking for?
     
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Both of those are also headers; they have to be soldered to a PCB. They are not adapters.

No, no they are not.

The first link is an adapter. You stick the black end into the board, then the cable plugs into the pins.

No, your first link is NOT an adapter. It isn't even USB 3.0. It's a 20 pin ATX header designed to be soldered to a printed circuit board.
     
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That has possibilities. Since the wires aren't encapsulated, the extension would be much easier to bend to a sharp 90° angle at the MOBO, then the other end could slip through a cable management hole and connected to the blue USB 3.0 header connector back behind the MOBO plate and out of sight.
     
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I wonder if flex seal would be a cheaper alternative...thinking.gif

I haven't heard too many good things about that stuff.
     
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That has possibilities. Since the wires aren't encapsulated, the extension would be much easier to bend to a sharp 90° angle at the MOBO, then the other end could slip through a cable management hole and connected to the blue USB 3.0 header connector back behind the MOBO plate and out of sight.

I just took a closer look at that. It appears the pins on the end that goes onto the MOBO can be removed, opening up the possibility of individually sleeving the wires.
     
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Yeah this was the sort of thing i was finding also. $18 after shipping...getting warmer though!

I will likely go with a black header extension, or if I have any plastidip left i may try that.
Edited by corky dorkelson - 2/25/16 at 4:24pm
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If you are just trying to sincerely help, NEVER use a LMGTFY link. Ever. It's a slap in the face. Don't be a hero. Be a helper.

LOL! I recently found out what that "let me google that for you" link was biggrin.gif Some other forum member answered that to me! And I found it so funny that I used it since then to explain stuff to my friends as well. Sometimes they ask me REALLY STUPID things. So I can use the lmgtfy link. Life is funny smile.gif

On the other hand: come on? a "lmgtfy" link is a slap in your face? OMG I hope you're old enough to realise there are gonna be much more REAL slaps in your face... Worlk, family, friends all kinda problems, illness... etc. Now THAT would be a slap in my face if someone dies or so.

But hey, not everybody has the same humor I guess smile.gif But even more: I'm NOT gonna start a stupid war for a stupid usb connector, angeled or not! (someone may put this tekst in his sig...)

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He wasn't looking for a header. Why would he want to void any warranty he may have on his MOBO? Also, your link was insulting.

Myes, same goes for you. See above wink.gif And did you see his answer in his link? The d-face?

IF I should be insulted, I would me more insulted if someone calls me a d-face (when I just want to help) instead of ooooh he lmgtfy'd me smile.gif
Dzjeezes smile.gif

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In fairness, providing links to both the header and an adapter is technically still answering the question.
Some people might be into that, some might not be.

And also to be fair, I found the stuff I linked by googling. Took me like 20 seconds.
So really more people need to learn to google before they try to rely on other people to find information for them.
This day and age we have access to nearly an infinite wealth of information, yet people will still try to ask other people for information without even trying themselves.

I would say yes the link was "offensive" but it was also hilarious, and clearly he was making a joke.
Lighten up a bit and take a joke in stride. If you can't laugh about stupid stuff, you will end up having such a downer life.
Life is short, have fun with it.

At least this person seems to understand me?! See nothing wrong with me biggrin.gif
   
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Well, my ultimate solution was a $6 all-black USB Header extension cable on ebay. If money wasn't tight on this build (this is my backup rig I am building) I would have gotten something like the EVGA extension. I'm surprised NZXT doesn't already make a sleeved USB header extension to match all of the other extensions they make.

And as far as the dispute about "being too lazy to google" or inherent rudeness, I would just like to say that I googled thoroughly. I just wondered how YOU guys handled the same issue on your builds. I would also like to point out that I asked if there was a "USB EXTENSION WITH A RIGHT ANGLE CONNECTOR" which nobody was able to match.

I really do appreciate the help, and yes I likely did take the LMGTFY link a bit too seriously. For that, I am sorry.
Edited by corky dorkelson - 2/26/16 at 11:54am
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I may be a little late, don't know if this can be applied to the USB 3.0 request. I had clearance issues with my motherboard case connections, so I modified a header for my front panel connections. Dremeled the header to allow the wires to come out at 90 degrees.


One side can be notched out allowing a low profile 90 degree connection.
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Well, my ultimate solution was a $6 all-black USB Header extension cable on ebay. If money wasn't tight on this build (this is my backup rig I am building) I would have gotten something like the EVGA extension. I'm surprised NZXT doesn't already make a sleeved USB header extension to match all of the other extensions they make.

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I really do appreciate the help, and yes I likely did take the LMGTFY link a bit too seriously. For that, I am sorry.

Apology accepted and no hard feelings cheers.gif
   
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