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There is a great deal going on right now: http://ncix.com/products/index.php?s...r&promoid=1324

I am planning to get it however I want to make sure I can use it before I get it. I have a P8H67-M LE board and from what I remember when installing the machine, it only has 1 CPU fan plug, while the A70 has 2 fans.

Where would I plug the other fan? (I have 1x Chasis fan plug but it has a fan controller plugged into it so I can't use it)

Do I have to get another molex cable out?

EDIT: it says compatible with 775 1136 and 1156 (is this automatically good for 1155 too?)
Edited by reyo - 5/19/11 at 3:47pm
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I just looked at that motherboard on Newegg. It has two ports on the mother board for fans. One is a four pin and one is a 3 pin. I'm not sure what kind of fans they are (PWM or 3 pin) but regardless you should be able to plug them both in. One may not be running pwm. Just make sure to plug in all but the PWM cable. So you're either going to plug it in all the way to the right or all the way to the left.
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Where would I plug the other fan? (I have 1x Chasis fan plug but it has a fan controller plugged into it so I can't use it)
The A70 comes with a Y splitter with has two inputs and out out for fans, meaning both can bonnect to the adapter, then the adapter to just one board header

See @3:44 http://youtu.be/gF9lFCQ5fqk
    
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The A70 comes with a Y splitter with has two inputs and out out for fans, meaning both can bonnect to the adapter, then the adapter to just one board header

See @3:44 http://youtu.be/gF9lFCQ5fqk
Didn't know it came with that but OP this is all you need to do then.
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I just looked at that motherboard on Newegg. It has two ports on the mother board for fans. One is a four pin and one is a 3 pin. I'm not sure what kind of fans they are (PWM or 3 pin) but regardless you should be able to plug them both in. One may not be running pwm. Just make sure to plug in all but the PWM cable. So you're either going to plug it in all the way to the right or all the way to the left.
Yeah that's the 1x CPU fan plug and 1x Chasis fan plug....

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Originally Posted by Munkypoo7 View Post
The A70 comes with a Y splitter with has two inputs and out out for fans, meaning both can bonnect to the adapter, then the adapter to just one board header

See @3:44 http://youtu.be/gF9lFCQ5fqk
OMG this is great. Thanks

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Didn't know it came with that but OP this is all you need to do then.
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Yes it is also compatible with 1155. Anything that is 1156 compatible is also 155 compatible.
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Yes it is also compatible with 1155. Anything that is 1156 compatible is also 155 compatible.
great! I'm so down to get this tomorrow. Thanks!
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