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post #1 of 14
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I desleeved the main 24+1 power connector so that I could fit it and bend it through a smaller area, did I just void my warranty?
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post #2 of 14
I would say yes. You had to take off the power connector itself in order to de-sleeve it. Sorry.
post #3 of 14
Did you cut it off, take it off around the connector, or remove the pins from the connector and pull it off?
The first two, no, not at all, the 3rd, if you put the pins back in in wrong, then yes, if not, there is no way for them to tell you did anything (unless you butchered the ends taking them off).
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post #4 of 14
Unless you are re-sleeving pro, probably.
post #5 of 14
Ouch, I have to agree with the others......
    
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post #6 of 14
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I used scissors to cut of the end closest to the connector then I just cut all the way through the back and left the back portion on since it was really glued on. I did not disassemble the PSU in any way or damage any of the cables.
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post #7 of 14
Frankly, if you just say it fell off, I doubt they'd care. I mean, just cutting off the sleeving couldn't damage the PSU, which is what the warenty is about.
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post #8 of 14
If you ever have to ask that question, the answer is often yes. I knew the answer was yes before I even opened the thread.

Warranties are a joke these days.
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post #9 of 14
you would have to discuss it with the manufacturer of the PSU.. just be anonymous and call tech support and ask them if they would rma a psu that one of the sleeves had to be cut? If they say no, call back a few days later to get someone else and ask a question if it fell off.. etc.. its the only way to know for sure if you lost out or not... its a touchy subject cuz its not inside the psu box, and you didnt remove the warranty sticker so TECHNICALLY (and you could most likely sue for this and win) you havent voided their warranty conditions
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post #10 of 14
Just re-sleeve it if you need to RMA it.

Chances are they won't know the difference, or even inspect it to see if it has any evidence of being re-sleeved.

Overclocking voids your warranty.
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