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Old 07-09-2006, 10:29 PM   #1
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Default Newb Case Fan Question.

I don't know how to explain this question very good, but I want to add 3 80mm fans to a case and I don't know if I will have enough 3 pin connecting slots. Is there an average number of 3 pin slots on a motherboard or something? i dont know lol
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Old 07-09-2006, 10:30 PM   #2
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Default Re: Newb Case Fan Question.

No each mobo is different, but you can always get a 3pin to 4 pin converter it costs about $2.00us..for 1 wire...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835999104
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Default Re: Newb Case Fan Question.

Okay, what if i don't know how many 4pin connectors are on a motherboard?
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Default Re: Newb Case Fan Question.

http://www.newegg.com/product/Produc...82E16813131568

Heres the motherboard. I don't think it tells you how many there are, and on the picture I can't really tell whats what.
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Default Re: Newb Case Fan Question.

Usually there is the CPU fan header, chipset fan header and a seperate fan header. I would just use the 4-pin molex connectors and plug them in along with the normal PSU molex connectors.
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Okay, what if i don't know how many 4pin connectors are on a motherboard?
4pins come out of the psu, read what alvino just said, and your good to go..You buy the same amount of converters as fans, then using on of the 4pin molexs coming from the psu, just build off there, and go from fan to fan..
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Ah, thanks you guys <3
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