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Is it ok to use a PWM fan like an akasa viper connected to a 4-pin male to 3-pin female adapter then connected to a fan controller like the lamptron fc5v2?

Will I be able to control the fan like a normal 3-pin fan or not? I like the color of the fan for my build.
Edited by fortunesolace - 5/10/11 at 4:32am
 
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clicky's are all kinds of goofed up.

unless im miss reading your post, you should have no problems.
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Originally Posted by fortunesolace View Post
Is it ok to use a PWM fan like an akasa viper connected to a 4-pin male to 3-pin female adapter then connected to a fan controller like the lamptron fc5v2?

Will I be able to control the fan like a normal 3-pin fan or not? I like the color of the fan for my build.
It's not the best use for a PWM fan. Might want to re-consider your color options ...
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It's not the best use for a PWM fan. Might want to re-consider your color options ...
But will it work? I don't care about the color, I want the performance. It's quite in low speeds, the noise is acceptable when in load, & high CFM/static pressure.
 
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