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Originally Posted by 88EVGAFTW;8434985 
Well I could not find a thread dedicated to only posting what you have ghetto rigged, so I thought I would make my own. Post any ghetto cabling, ghetto fan mods, ghetto electrical tape jobs, ghetto holes and lights. ANYTHING GHETTO!!!

I will start this off. I wanted to really declutter my cathode wires so what I did was I just straight up cut off the male molex (since CCFL kits always have a male and female molex) and then i wrapped it all in electrical tape (I will sleeve it later, don't feel like it now.

So here is the end result:
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Yup, now that is ghetto ^^^^^^^ tongue.gif Post em up!!

Wait a sec, i have that EXACT kit (except mines blue) are you saying i can run them at 12v instead of 5v and not damage them?

Can you make a tutorial?
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Originally Posted by Smoblikat;13602943 
Wait a sec, i have that EXACT kit (except mines blue) are you saying i can run them at 12v instead of 5v and not damage them?

Can you make a tutorial?

Aren't CCFL's supposed to run at 12V?
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post #733 of 7123
IIRC, 12v goes into the box on the wire, gets converted to much higher frequency to run the CCFL. Similar to a Florescent tube with a ballast

Dont think it will work with less than 12v
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So then what was done in these pictures?
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post #735 of 7123
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Originally Posted by Smoblikat;13609726 
So then what was done in these pictures?

It looks like he just cleaned up the power cable, spliced in his own molex and taped it.

lol I like how they just lay across the rest of the components caseless biggrin.gif
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I need a new case :-\ The fans do help bring temps down quite a bit though. Next step, ghetto ventilation either through the top or out the side wall...
post #737 of 7123
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i do that too XD works perfect
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post #738 of 7123
here is my getto mod tongue.gif... i used it to hit 4.2GHz with my h70 with stock fans tongue.gif

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This old computer of mine (three pcs ago) got hotter than hell with a video card in it, so I got a hole-saw and added a 120mm fan

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A plastic pin broke on the old CPU cooler I had, taped it to the case in order maintain pressure laugher.gif
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