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What's the most un-cluttered way to run fan cables from case door fans to a fan controller? I am pretty sure I'll need extensions, I have a haf 932. Anyone else ever try this? Thanks. I just want to do it neatly and not have cable spaghetti all over the place.
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I was trying to do the same thing.. eventually i just made my own extender and it works fine.
    
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Get a couple of these nice 12" 3-pin sleeved power ext, and a couple 3-pin y-splitters just in case.
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I just got a few of these today.
4 pin tho.
http://www.svc.com/fc444pwm-12bks.html
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I just got a few of these today.
4 pin tho.
http://www.svc.com/fc444pwm-12bks.html
I love these. My longest-serving specimen has gone through 400+ fan changes. It would allow you to hook up more than one at once, and you could use it later for a cpu. After all, it is a PWM Y-cable.

If you're a one-fan-one-cable person, though, try this. Both come with free shipping.
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But can I use that with 3-pin fans? And that cable is okay to run to a controller? Thanks.
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post #9 of 10
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But can I use that with 3-pin fans? And that cable is okay to run to a controller? Thanks.
You can run any 3-pin fan in 4-pin extensions. They are compatible by design. The only time you run into trouble is when you have a socket enclosing three male pins (generally in an extension cable or y cable) and you try to put a four-female-pin plug (generally from a fan) into it. That's why you buy 4-pin plugs: if you ever get PWM fans you're already set up to use them.
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I love these. My longest-serving specimen has gone through 400+ fan changes. It would allow you to hook up more than one at once, and you could use it later for a cpu. After all, it is a PWM Y-cable.

If you're a one-fan-one-cable person, though, try this. Both come with free shipping.
Yea got 2 Excaliburs hooked up to one of them.
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