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My PSU is attached below my case and I have to attach a 4 PIN power plug to the socket near my CPU. It almost doesn't reach up to the plug and it wraps around my whole motherboard and components... (not really good cable management)


The plug is thin enough to go behind the motherboard (in the space where the copper standouts sit), but is it safe to put the wire there?

There are some metal pins on the motherboard....
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Yes, although you just might want to wrap the wire in a thin coat of electrical tape, just to be safe. I have ran quite a few wires in that "void" under the MB without any issues!
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Hmmm.

I don't have tape on me... but it is wrapped in cloth. The normal wrap that comes with the 620HX.
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