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itsage
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I came across this eBay store today with these pre-made power cables. They are perfect for building an eGPU using AKiTiO Thunderbolt enclosure and Dell DA-2 power brick.

Update: Removed due to inconsistent quality and bad customer service.

 

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nkh004
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Side note: These cables are custom made. I bought one, but it was no good, and it caused the DA-2 to short out. 

Up side is, the seller is very responsive on ebay, I sent him pictures and he confirmed he goofed up when placing the wiring and is sending a replacement. Someone on the other board got one that was wired incorrectly too. Once I get a confirmed one working I'll post pictures so people can compare. 

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itsage
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Thank you for letting us know, nkh004. Do you have pictures of the cable? How's the quality?

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nkh004
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Quality seems pretty good. I tugged all the wires to make sure they were seated properly. Everything is cable wrapped and heat-shrinked.  

I'll post pics of the good one so there's no confusion in the future.

Providing it works like it's supposed to, it's a good option if you don't want to go through the hassle of making one yourself. 

Edit: 3rd time's a charm. He sent the wrong cable. Expedited shipping on this one, but he offered a partial refund for the hassle. 

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If anyone needs help and custom cables, let me know. But I can't make them cheaper than the eBay ones since I have to order all the parts individually.

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itsage
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@Dschijn if I recall correctly, you're in Germany? If you'd like to start a post on custom cable services, I can link you to our Partners page.

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Posted by: Dschijn

 

If anyone needs help and custom cables, let me know. But I can't make them cheaper than the eBay ones since I have to order all the parts individually.

   

I'm interested too, how much for a da-2 to pciGfx + Thunder3?


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Posted by: itsage

 

@Dschijn if I recall correctly, you're in Germany? If you'd like to start a post on custom cable services, I can link you to our Partners page.

   

Will do that later, thanks! Smile

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chilla505
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Hey any european options for this cable? Would prefer not to have to make it

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