Motherboard System Panel Connectors Problem

  s99Raj 22:20 25 Jan 2007

I have a motherboard which I wish to replace. The System Panel Connectors built inside the desktop tower case is set in one plastic block (if that makes sense) and connects to the motherboard in one place. This "block" contains within it connections for, for example, Power LED, HD LED, Reset, etc.

When I consider a new motherboard, the pins on it are laid out in such a fashion that I can't use this same plastic connecting "block"; the individual wires would have to be separated out, if you know what I mean. What can be done about this?

Can I pull the wires out and attach each to an individual piece of plastic (and can these be bought anyway)?

Or do I have to buy a new tower case?

  stevediggo 22:25 25 Jan 2007

i had the same problem so what i did was snip the block off and colour matched them together and to my knowledge it is still working fine but be very cautios as they do not all have the same colours good luck

  s99Raj 22:28 25 Jan 2007

I can slip the block off OK, but the connections are now bare metal. If they touch whilst in the computer, I'm sure something could go wrong.

Are plastic "covers" available for these wires?

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