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I got a question about adding extra fans to my case

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say for example my motherboard can only support up to 3 fans. Is there anyway to add more fans?

also say if i buy a fan controller like http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811992005 do i even need to hook up my fans to the motherboard or directly to that? would i be able to add more fans with that?
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say for example my motherboard can only support up to 3 fans. Is there anyway to add more fans?

also say if i buy a fan controller like http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811992005 do i even need to hook up my fans to the motherboard or directly to that? would i be able to add more fans with that?
A fan controller is connected by a 4-pin molex to the power supply which feeds the Fan controller holding the fans.

so you can add as many fans as the fan controller can hold without having to use the motherboards connections
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