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CPU fan powered Via molex w/ PWM?

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i have my Nidec Beta V here that i want to stick on my shiny new CM212+
Right now i put it on my fan controller with just the 12v line just to test. (holy crap)

I have the yellow and black wires going into the Molex for 12v
I have the green and blue on the fan going into the green and blue on the PWM cable....

If i plug this in to my mobo can i change the fan speeds on it? or will i mess it up.

Reason i don't want to totally power it from the mobo is beacuse this fan will overdraw and blow the header. (dont even want to risk it)
    
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Hmmm... I believe it will work since the PWM Control Input Signal is still connected to the mobo.


http://www.formfactors.org/developer...1_2_Public.pdf
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yeah it'll work. I'm running 2 fans on my cpu cooler like that right now
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Alright thanks i will try and hope nothing esplodes.

I thought that PWM regulates the voltage going into the fan but i guess not 0_o thats odd.
    
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Awsome it worked. Thanks guys
    
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