I'm looking for silicone covers for my PSUs unused Molex plugs.

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  1. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Anybody know where I can find these things? I'm concerned that my new build might be intermittently shorting an unused plug against the chassis, because I've had a couple of spontaneous shutdowns that happened when I bumped the case. (yes, the motherboard is properly grounded.)
     
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    heatshrink tubing.
     
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    copiertalk Secure Our Borders! OT Supporter

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    digikey.com maybe?
     
  4. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    Why get fancy? I mean it's inside the case, right?
    You could just cut off a section from a balloon and wrap it around the end
    and use a rubber band to secure it.
     
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    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    Well that would work too, but when you take the tape off at a later date you wind up with sticky connectors.
     
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    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    Cut them off completely. :coold:
     
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    or rip one out of a spare pc and take the wires out, then plug it in to the one that seems to be causing the problem.
     
  9. P07r0457

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    unless you're ripping apart a cdrom or something, that won't work... PSU molex are Male, and you need a female. You'd have to use a molex from a device for that to work... but, yes, it would work.
     
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    I've got a box with devices from about 12 years ago right up to 6 weeks ago when i replaced some shit.

    If you've got a a plug I guarantee I've got something I'll never use again that fits in it.
     
  11. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    I've got a couple of the adapters that let you plug a fan in between
    a cable and a hard drive. So it has female on one end and male on the other.
     

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