How to fix case ATX connectors

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How to fix case ATX connectors

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I bought a used case and after installing the mobo, I discovered that the case ATX connectors are REALLY loose when I push them onto the mobo header. They won't stay on. I used an Asus quick connector and they were still loose, so I used some tape to secure them on that quick connector.

Is there a way to fix these without using my cheap tape fix? I'm even willing to cut and splice new wiring if necessary. Did not see anything on Amazon.
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After looking on Amazon again, I found these and bought them. I can cut and replace the bad ones on the case.
https://www.amazon.com/Warmstor-2-Pack- ... ics&sr=1-1
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I know I'm late to the party.. But sometimes you can remove the pins from the connector and tighten them up carefully.. Hope you got it straigtened out!
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eGo! Yes I was able to cut and splice the new connectors. The pins were so small, that I decided to go my other route witch worked.
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I wish they would just switch to a standardized large connector instead of using all those individual ones. It also annoys me that most mobos and/or cases don't come with mobo speakers. Unless you have a high end board with a diagnostic display, you need that speaker for beep error codes.

For my last builds I had to order a 10 pack of speakers.
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LOL - and the speakers can be really small. I have some, and I always wondered why they never are included with the mobo.
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