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Correct cables for HX1000i?


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I've bought this kit for my HX1000i


and only 24pin ATX cable does not fit ;)

Mine is 14+10pin, while Gen 4 kit has 18+10pin.


Should I buy somewhere 24pin Type 4 Gen 3 (?) cable?


You're getting "type" and "gen" confused.


"Gen", as in "generation" is just the type of cable sleeve.


HXi uses a "Type 3" 24-pin cable.


See here: https://www.corsair.com/us/en/psu-cable-compatibility


That means it has a 14+10 at the PSU as opposed to 18+10.

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Thanks for explanation, now I know what's the difference between Gen and Type.


I was looking at compatibility table more than once, but... just focused on "HX (PLATINUM)" column - cause' my HX1000i is also platinum.

Now it's clear that column corresponding to my PSU is "ALL HXi".


Thank you for your clearance!

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