Question on MB headers

Hi, Am in the process of a new build with ASRock Z77 Extreme4 & using a Corsair Obsidian 650 D case. I am thinking of cutting a few of the front I/O wires not needed. The 1394 wire (not supported by my mb) and another that I am not sure of its identity (pic). A few less wires to deal with would be welcome. Could someone identify this plug?


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    That is a SATA power plug. If you want to use a SATA drive in the top external bay this will have to be attached to a SATA power from your PSU.
  2. Also, coil up unused connectors, don't cut them. You may regret it some day. And it may cause an inadvertent short somewhere.
  3. Thanks for the quick answer!
  4. Best answer selected by dennisthe12c.
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