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6-pin PCI-E connector

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    Hey..

    Basically, i have this 375w Dell PSU (L375P-00.. i think..) and let's just say at some point it had the 6-pin PCI-E plug cut off...

    So here's where i'm at... i have the original connector end, and i have rejoined the wires to each other with a couple of connector blocks; there is three white wires and three black wires..
    i joined them back together with the corresponding colors, but does it matter which black wire goes to which other black wire? could i damage the unit if i got them in the wrong order?

    PS: sorry if this is in the wrong section lol[​IMG]:p
     
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    it wont damage anything until you plug it in to something. just used an molex-pci adapter from a gpu or something.
     
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    OK your pinout does it go like this:

    W-W-W
    B-B-B

    w=white b=black
     
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    Would using the molex-6pin adapter be just the same as using the 6pin cable from the PSU?

    also, if i got a multimeter, could i in theory confirm my wiring was correct by plugging the psu in and testing each of the 6 wires?

    Yea like that lol
     
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    See my post above and confirm. And if you want to the multimeter route:

    12v-12v-12v
    Grd-Grd-Grd

    EDIT:
    Yah you will be fine. They are split to help current load on the wiring. Just make sure you use proper heatshrink tubing.
     
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    i used like two of these..[​IMG]

    do you think it will be safe enough?

    Also thanks u solved my problem :) just needed to know that order of white/black wires didn't matter as long as they were W_W_W
    B B B Thanks ! xD
     
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    Your welcome, also wouldnt go that route to correct it. May lose a little bit of current but odds are nothing really to worry about.
     
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    BTW what GFX are you powering with that PSU?
     
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    Currently nothing because i didn't plug it in yet :)

    I've used it for both a 7900GS and an HD5770 which seem to work fine (had the 7900 running for years.. the 5770 for about 6 months before i pulled it out to put in another rig)

    Was being used in a Dimension 9200 (Cpu E6400, 2x WD 7200rpm 250gb HDD's, other stuff..)
     

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