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Old 06-22-2011, 04:00 PM   #1
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Default How to connect a side fan?

My desktop's side fan got unplugged when my dad vacuumed the inside of my PC. Now I don't know how to re-connect the side fan and [COLOR=green !important][COLOR=green !important]my [COLOR=green !important]computer's[/COLOR][/COLOR][/COLOR] been overheating because of the loss of the side fan's cooling. I'm totally ignorant of computer parts and stuff, so can anyone please help me?

Here are some pictures I took of the inside of my PC:
http://img856.imageshack.us/img856/6816/picture011y.jpg
http://img155.imageshack.us/img155/2...cture012jn.jpg
http://img39.imageshack.us/img39/6131/picture013mu.jpg
http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/4474/picture014gb.jpg

Connectors:
http://img850.imageshack.us/img850/1475/picture020h.jpg

As far as I know the fan has two 4-pin [COLOR=green !important][COLOR=green !important]Molex [COLOR=green !important]connectors[/COLOR][/COLOR][/COLOR]. Can anyone make like a red circle so I could visually understand what to do?

Lots of thanks for the help.
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Default Re: How to connect a side fan?

it's very easy.
it has 2 connectors so you can connect like 2 fans on 1 cord from the power supply.
the 4 pin molax connector delivers more power then a fan can use. so that why you can connect more to one cord by using the male cord on the fan. you can for an example plug your neon light in the fans male connector and it will work.

you need to connect the female cord from the fan to a male cord from the Power suply.
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