Safe to use PSU extension cables?

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Dosycool
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Hey,
I've been building a gaming computer and I'm using the Corsair 750W HX-750 PSU, but the 8-pin power connector for the motherboard doesn't reach, so is it safe to use an extension cable? Is there any risks at all? The one I'm planning to buy i here: http://www.mwave.com.au/newAU/mwaveAU/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@SLJFRP5T152BMN239QDW8UYDIBWTTSVLHL6PFQSUP6QC1X&sku=14130058
Thanks, Josh

Warmacblu
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It's perfectly fine to use one. I use the one that came with my motherboard because the cord would not reach the connector on the motherboard.

d3uS2029
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I use a 24pin extension cable and also an 8pin extension cable. perfectly safe to use :)

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3dGameMan
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Yes, it's perfectly safe.

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