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post #1 of 4
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Please take a look at second line of Connectors:
Big 4-pin Input (male), which is the left horizontal 4pin Molex connector.

But the first line of Connectors:
Small 4-pin Input (male) *2.
What are they?
How can a 4-pin fan connector be Input???



post #2 of 4
It's not a fan connector. It's a 12v mini power plug and only needed if you have no available molex or want to split the power. Like the desc. says, its INPUT.

Something like this (F)


Edited by gymenii - 6/13/11 at 11:56pm
post #3 of 4
It looks like the plug for the old stiffy drives (my sound card uses that connection to power it)

I'd say no to the 4-pin fan working on there, you would probably destroy the fan, you can use a 4pin fan on any of the 3 pin connectors, you just wont be able to control the speed via PWM, but that is what the different voltage fan connectors are for
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It is not for a fan. As gymenii said, it is most likely just for use when no molex avaliable.
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