Molex is the name of the company who develops computer and other related connectors and products. Also known as a Molex power connector (pictured), it connects your computer power supply to drives and devices inside the computer.
What devices use a Molex connector?
Almost all devices inside your computer use a molex connector. Below are the common devices that connect to a molex connector.
- Hard drive
- Disc drive (e.g., CD-ROM (compact disc read-only memory), DVD (digital versatile disc), Blu-ray.)
- Video card
Below is a diagram of the four Molex connectors and an explanation on each pin.