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PSU Separate PSU cables/stiffness

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Nealieboyee, 24 May 2014.

  1. Nealieboyee

    Nealieboyee Packaging Master!

    14 Aug 2009
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    Hi all. I'm sorry for the vague title, but I'm struggling with a stiff 24pin ATX cable. I'm guessing its from all of them being bunched into one sheath (Corsair cx430). Usually i'd just take off the sheath/sleeve and sleeve each cable separately but we don't have sleeving here. Any ghetto ways of doing it? Failing that, could I use thinner, more flexible wires and just rewire the PSU? Even 1mm should be able to handle the current needed on the 12v rail, am I right?
  2. trintragular

    trintragular New Member

    29 Oct 2012
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    I'm not sure if it is sane (or even good) advice but in my experience most of the rigidity is a result of the insulation so you could try warming up a section of the cables with a hairdrier (gently) and see if it becomes temporarily flexible for you to route.

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