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So I picked up a few 5 volt led's with 2 pin MB connectors, I want to use a single led to backlight some water cooling flowmeters Can I hook these to my MB? if so what header? I have searched around and found no answer. I see a 5v on the MB header near the on board speaker hook up could I use this?

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HyperX Cloud Revolver Reeven SIX EYES II fan speed controller, 6 chan... Aquacomputer Aquabox Professional 5.25" Bay Res... Logitech G13 Game Pad 
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Use empty USB. pin 1 is 5V+ and pin 4 is ground. Don't connect 2 & 3 those are for data. Max power is 500 milliwatt
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Use the red (5v) and black wires on a molex adaptor. Much easier than messing with the mobo.
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