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Is there such a thing as a PCI-e motherboard socket cover?

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I know you can buy USB port covers to keep out dust, but is it also possible to purchase similar covers for the PCI-e socket on the motherboard?
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http://www.moddiy.com/products/Lamptron-PCI%252dE-x-16-Slot-Protective-Jack-Cover-(White).html#.T3G37jFmK5I

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I suppose if you have knowlege of plastics you can make some but these might help cover them up

Click Here

These have some available
Edited by Chobbit - 3/27/12 at 5:57am
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Originally Posted by jamesaevans View Post

Thanks for the super quick reply, these black ones are exactly what I am looking for:
http://www.moddiy.com/products/modDIY-PCI%252dE-%7B47%7D-PCI-%7B47%7D-AGP-Slot-Protective-Jack-Cover.html#.T3G5Y-xU1Us
Thanks
James

Your welcome, but the ones you linked too are AGP covers which I don't think will fit on PCI-E ports.

These are what you want from that site
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Originally Posted by Chobbit View Post

Your welcome, but the ones you linked too are AGP covers which I don't think will fit on PCI-E ports.
These are what you want from that site

The one I linked to was called "modDIY PCI-E / PCI / AGP Slot Protective Jack Cover" so I would assume that these covers would work for all three types of sockets:
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I have also found that the motherboard I am considering for my build (Asus Z77 Sabertooth) actually includes the socket covers:
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Thanks
James
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That motherboard is one massive dust trap anyway...
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