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i worked on a dell that had rubber caps for the molex connectors. i can't seem to find these anywhere. i've blown a psu from a molex grounding onto the case, so i would like to find some of these for myself. anyone know where they can be found?
 
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I just bought a PC Power and Cooling PSU last night and some of the Molex ends came with Molex caps. I've never seen or heard of them before. Anyways, try that company's website.
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post #3 of 6
How did the Molex pin touch the case? The plugs are well-designed and kept things like that in mind during development.
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I always take them and throw them in the trash, probably 20-30 over the past few years.
I don't see how the molex being uncovered would cause an issue unless it was a crappy connection within the molex itself.
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it was a thermaltake toughpower psu. the inside of the sata power connector hit the corner of the case (p180) and shorted out.

ever since then, i've been gun shy with where i place molex or any other unused connectors
 
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paranoid are we??
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