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Nevermind the picture, I'm pretty sure I understand.

So, you broke only the plastic portion and the wires are intact. Then you are in luck my fiend.

Most PC modding sites have molex's that you can buy. You may even consider getting some bright UV green ones or something to trick out your PSU.

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=1005

Taking out the pins on a male molex are easy. Gently use a pointy object to push down the two flaps on each pin and pull them out of the enclosure. Replacing them in the NEW enclosure requires you to use your fingernail and again pull out the flaps so they will lock in.

Replacing a FEMALE molex is a bit more tricky, as you will need to use a speacial pin extractor, such as this.
Very nice! Thank you! I will buy the female pin extractor anyway as it's inexpensive and a handle tool to have.
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get them from radio shack and splice in the wires
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Very nice! Thank you! I will buy the female pin extractor anyway as it's inexpensive and a handle tool to have.
Yes.

You may be able to find a better price via ebay or froogle. Do check them.
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get them from radio shack and splice in the wires
Come to think of it, I do think I've seen them for sale at radioshack
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soldering should be done. Basically you just buy a new connector, and it should be exactly the same as when you put the molex on after sleeving it...
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