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Power Supply Spare Wires

I have a twisted black and red pair of small guage wires comming from my power supply that have never been connected to anything, anyone know what they are for?  
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ltusnr
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ltusnr
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strowgerCommented:
These are often used to power other devices in your case, such as the LEDs on the case front that you can set for the cpu speed, fans, etc.. If I remember correctly they run 12v.
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awdCommented:
Two things come to mind.

1. CPU fan.
2. Hard Drive led (connected to the hard drive controller). Does your hard ddrive light ever come on to indicate the drive is being accessed?

Just some thoughts.
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strowgerCommented:
Out of curiosity, since you have had two people say essentially the exact same thing, why did you reject my answer?
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harley47Commented:
Strowgers answer is correct give him the points
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ltusnrAuthor Commented:
Strowager, until I had a second opinion I had no way of knowing that your answer was correct.  Please submit another answer and I will be happy to award you the points.  Thanks.  Jay
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strowgerCommented:
These are often used to power other devices in your case, such as the LEDs on the case front that you can set for the cpu
       speed, fans, etc.. If I remember correctly they run 12v.

If you don't mind, in the future, could you put a comment stating why when refusing an answer? thanks :)
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ltusnrAuthor Commented:
Will do, good suggestion may avoid some unpleasantness.  I don't think that they should use the word rejected.  Doesn't mean that I don't like your answer or think that it's wrong I'm just not in the habit of taking the first thing that comes along.
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