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Old May 15, 2011, 08:01 PM
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I wish I knew I could order something like this when I ordered my extension and SATA cables! Thanks. The shipping is kinda high for that but I will try to figure something out.
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Old May 15, 2011, 08:49 PM
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if u have 4/8 zip-ties lying around, you could zip-tie both fans together passing between the fins for a cleaner look. used to do that on the xigmatek hdt-s1283 which only supported one fan natively...
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Old May 16, 2011, 04:28 PM
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I think I have to take the mobo/heat sink out of the case, though. The extension cable doesn't hold together and then the 8-pin becomes a dual 4-pin! UGH! I am trying to line up to the connector but the corner of the heat sink is obstructing my path a bit.

I am inquiring about upgrading to a cheap Sandybridge system, too.

I thought min. i3-2100T is as good, generally, as the Q6600 but a dual core. It's faster in most applications especially those only needing two cores.

I need to find out if I should get a decent mobo and then the cheap i3 cpu so I can buy another high end cpu later if I really want to. Or?????

At any rate, I am considering removing the mobo/heat sink out of the case and then I can re-do the fan attachment.... I could even take pictures and put 'em in an ad! LOL!

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Old May 16, 2011, 04:55 PM
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Newegg.ca - Athena Power 12" EPS-12V (8Pin) connector Extension Cable Model Cable-AD10 - Cables

8 pin extenshion ?

edit: NCIX.com - Buy Works 8 Pin EPS Male to 8 Pin EPS Female Extension Cable 12IN - Works - CB-8M-8F - in Canada

egit 2 : GELID PWM Y Cable Splitter Adapter Share 12V Case Fan on eBay.ca (item 160357585105 end time 13-Jun-11 22:07:02 EDT)
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Old May 17, 2011, 06:34 AM
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That 4 pin adapter looks interesting, thanks! I think I might go with it. Unfortunately, NCIX doesn't carry that one (anymore?) so I need to use ebay... ugh... that particular one is coming from HK(?) so more than a 3-wk wait! I might have to go with an American seller so hopefully cut down on that...

Thanks for the tip.

The extension cables I have already. I took so long because I was hesitant to invest in more parts for this old system ...wondering if I should upgrade... but, I guess if I look at it as not major investments...a few dollars here and there on cables! Just don't want it adding up.
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