Case / Component Question.

Discussion in 'Cases & Case Modding' started by FenFox, Oct 26, 2019.

  1. FenFox

    FenFox Limp Gawd

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    I just cleaned out my computer with some compressed air and noticed a part / piece of plastic came out--It's 2 inches long with a little groove in it (looks like it might slip over something). I don't know if this part was from the case itself or off a component. Don't know if It's for aesthetics or if it actually served a functional purpose. I looked inside the case and I can't see where it would've come off of. Any guesses?



     
  2. SeymourGore

    SeymourGore 2[H]4U

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    I've seen some GPUs that had a plastic cover over the PCI-e connector - possibly could be a similar part.

    Which case are you using?
     
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    FenFox Limp Gawd

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    Denpepe [H]ard|Gawd

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    yeah looks like the little plastic thingieā„¢ that slides over the GPU connector as SeymourGore said.
     
  5. SeymourGore

    SeymourGore 2[H]4U

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    Think I found the part in this unboxing video of the Windforce 3 (check out the cover on the PCI slot).

     
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    Fritzz Gawd

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    Can't imagine it being the cover for the PCIE connector since the card is installed in the motherboard, but looking at the video around the 1:59 mark there's a cover over the sli connection(top of the card) so that's probably it.

    You still get the internet points though and FWIW win the internets for the day!
     
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  7. FenFox

    FenFox Limp Gawd

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    So you guys are saying it goes over here?

     
  8. pendragon1

    pendragon1 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    yup id say so. lots of cards come with one on there and on the pcie edge.