Question Custom cables for AX1200i (type 3 or 4)

May 3, 2019
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I have an AX1200i and I'm looking to order some custom cables.

The company I'm ordering from doesn't officially support the PSU, but I contacted them and they said,
Unfortunately, we have not officially tested the AX1200i to confirm its pinout. However, if you are able determine whether it uses Corsair's type 3 or type 4 pinout, we will be able to create compatible modular cables. :)
I found these pin out charts. My PSU has 24pin PSU side so I think it can't be anything other than type 3.

However, I contacted Corsair about identifying whether it's 3 or 4 and they said,
Thanks for reaching out. The AX1200i uses both Type 3 and Type 4 cables.
I'm thinking I'm going to order the type 3 cables.

But my question is, is one of these better than the other? Have I done my due diligence?
 

Sick Willie

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You should be able to tell which one you need by looking at the motherboard power connector for the power supply side. In type 3, it's a 14 pin + 10 pin. In type 4 it's 18 pin + 10 pin. Other than the difference in the # of pins, the voltages appear to correlate between each type. At least at first glance. All other connectors appear to be identical or compatible on both types.
 

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