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Motherboard has 10-1 USB Socket, Case front USB cable has 5pin plug all connecte

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April 2, 2010 3:22:48 PM

My Asus P6X58D Premium Motherboard has two 10-1 USB 2.0 Sockets, one of which is used to connect a backplate with 2 USB andd 1 eSata. The other I would like to connect to the computer front usb sockets.
My Thermaltake VL20001W2Z Element V Computer case has four seperate USB cables from the front ending in a flat straight 5 pin plugs.
5 pin plug from front of case
VCC Red Cable
USB 1- White Cable
USB 1+ Green cable
GRD Black Cable
Unnamed pin probably has the covered shielding

Motherboard Socket
Pin Numbering unknown
Right to Left Botom Row has
+5v
P1-
P1+
GND
Blank (No PIn)
and Top Row Has
The same in reverse order with the 5th pin named NC.
Can I connect two of the front cables, ensuring that the VCC pin on the plug goes to the +5v socket on the motherboard and ignore the 5th pin on the plug that appears to have the cable shield attached.
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April 13, 2010 9:41:37 AM

I'm currently trying the Element V case, with an X58 mobo. That's exactly the config I used to activate the front USB and eSATA ports. Lemme know if the same set up works for you.
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