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    I hate the 4 pin molex plugs, but understand that power supplies still need to offer them. What would it take to have then as an extension to a SATA plug so people like me could just throw them out?
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    Buy a modular power supply and don't use the molex cable, problem solved.

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    I hate modular, but lets not get into that.

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    Tight cable could easily crack a pin or a lock tab.
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    Why not?

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    * More connectors to fail

    * Cables to lose

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashiekh View Post
    * More connectors to fail
    How many times you had a failed modular connector? I never. Just plug it in the right way and don't do anything stupid like using molex or sata to PEG cables.
    * Cables to lose
    Keep them in the original box or connected, problem solved.

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    Quote Originally Posted by -The_Mask- View Post
    How many times you had a failed modular connector?
    Never! Maybe because I have none ;-)

    You have a good point; how about we just agree to disagree?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashiekh View Post
    I hate the 4 pin molex plugs, but understand that power supplies still need to offer them. What would it take to have then as an extension to a SATA plug so people like me could just throw them out?
    A Molex can carry more current than a SATA.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ashiekh View Post
    Never! Maybe because I have none ;-)
    And how about the connectors, because half of them are much weaker.

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