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Old April 7, 2009, 01:57 PM
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thats how i routed the cable for my 9900led cooler. is it ok if the wire touches the capacitors and slightly touches one of the pipes on the cooler? I dont want any mutation/melting of wires
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Should be alright.. my fan wires are routed in a similar fashion... no problems here.
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I wouldnt worry about it
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Old April 7, 2009, 02:01 PM
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ok good cause i wedge er in there and if i had to take it out id have to remove the cooler probably ;)
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As long as the wire isn't actually being pinched, it'll be fine. If it is, it's likely shifting the pressure of the CPU cooler, and there's always a chance that, over time, you could break through the insulation.
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Old April 7, 2009, 03:25 PM
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no its not pushing under it. i just push it under the space there no pinching! :)
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