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Old 07-23-2008, 12:22 PM   #1
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Default Combining Multiple Case Fans

What is the norm for connecting multiple case fans?

The stock 120mm fans that came in my case have a connector that combines two 120's into a single power feed.

Are these adapters available without splicing wires? -to combine the power

Any neater way to provide power to about 5ish 80mm fans? Other than just running multiple lines to my mobo.


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Default Re: Combining Multiple Case Fans

You could get something like this: Molex Y-Adapter
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Old 07-23-2008, 02:55 PM   #3
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It's the right concept, but wrong connections, I don't know the name of the it, but I believe it is 2-pin, white casing with two small teeth on the bottom part..

They plug in directly to the MOBO
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Default Re: Combining Multiple Case Fans

This one: 3-Pin Y-Adapter
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The user should excercise caution when hooking up higher powered fans as the motherboard tap usually has a limited current capacity

This one would be a better idea: Dual 3-Pin to 4-Pin Adapter
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This one: 3-Pin Y-Adapter



This one would be a better idea: Dual 3-Pin to 4-Pin Adapter
Ahhh, excellent man. The 3p-4p adapter is absolutely perfect. That way I can run it directly to my PSU instead of loading up a sh!tload of wires towards my MOBO.

Absolutely perfect, now I can add even more fans to my case!! I wonder when Fans will take up more surface area than the actual Case...mauha


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Maybe if you put enough fans in the thing you could get it to hover. LOL!
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That's the goal..that or overload my PSU/breaker box

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