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Old 01-23-2009, 12:20 PM   #1
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Default Molex fan connection for the 1200

I was currently doing some wire management on my Antec 1200 and noticed that the fans use this 2-way molex connector. So I was wondering if I could connect 2 or more fans together then connect those to the PSU for better cable management or would it not be able to power 2 fans in one connection?

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Old 01-23-2009, 02:28 PM   #2
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Default Re: Molex fan connection for the 1200

Yes you can, I have 8 fans connected to one Molex connector on the PSU with no problems. A fan barely takes any power.
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Default Re: Molex fan connection for the 1200

Like canucks63 said, Yes you can.

I have the Antec 1200, and i have the 3 fans on the rear all hooked up together and then hooked to the PSU. As for the 3 on the front, i had individually hooked them up to the PSU.
What you want to keep inmind, by connecting the fans together and only using one PSU power source, your fans won't be able to operate @ 100% being the power needs to be divided amoung the fans.

But Yes is the answer to your question.
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Old 01-23-2009, 05:57 PM   #4
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Default Re: Molex fan connection for the 1200

You can do it with standard fans. I wouldn't with high-draw fans like most 38MM thick fans.
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