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Quote:
Originally Posted by soundx98;14238779 
It can't monitor the speed it it doesn't have an RPM (yellow) wire.

but they can change the color of the wire?

there is 2 cables.. the "yellow" wire and the ground.........
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Originally Posted by kenolak;14238689 
What's it really for?

are you really that dense? or are you just playing with my emotions?
     
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post #12 of 23
It will power a fan but not monitor speed.
The RPM wire (typically yellow) wound attach to where there is "no connection" on your pic.
(I guess that is the "third" pin depending on how you look at it.

Seriously, if your fan spins without it just "fohgedaboudid". biggrin.gif
Am I correct in that you are not having any issues with your rig?
Edited by soundx98 - 7/16/11 at 3:51pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by soundx98;14238853 
It will power a fan but not monitor speed.
The RPM wire (typically yellow) wound attach to where there is "no connection" on your pic.
(I guess that is the "third" pin depending on how you look at it.

Seriously, if your fan spins without it just "fohgedaboudid". biggrin.gif
Am I correct in that you are not having any issues with your rig?

lol... you really dont get it..

you must be an amazing person to know everything and not really know anything.

thumb.gif

i thought you were right for a second. but then went and checked mine. 2 cables. fan runs without being plugged in. and when plugged in it tells me rpms.

argue some more?

please
Edited by NKrader - 7/16/11 at 3:57pm
     
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post #14 of 23
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Quote:
Originally Posted by soundx98;14238643 
looks like someone has wrapped it with the other connectors for "cable management " purposes.

Like most connectors if you don't need it, don't use it. smile.gif
Think you are good to go

That was me smile.gif the cables were to floppy at the end tongue.gif
    
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Is it really for speed monitoring?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kenolak;14238952 
is it really for speed monitoring?

yes
     
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Here is my enermax 720 with said wire plugged to power fan header on my M2N32-sli dlx.


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post #18 of 23
Wow,
My apologies, I was only trying to help and explain the standard configuration of a 3-pin plug to help you.
I mistakenly thought the question was "do I need to plug it in?".

I must say that I really didn't feel I was coming across as "knowing everything".
Sorry if you were offended in any way.
It was certainly not my intention.
post #19 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by soundx98;14239032 
Wow,
My apologies, I was only trying to help and explain the standard configuration of a 3-pin plug to help you.
I mistakenly thought the question was "do I need to plug it in?".

I must say that I really didn't feel I was coming across as "knowing everything".
Sorry if you were offended in any way.
It was certainly not my intention.

i didnt mean to be a jerk. its just everyone kept saying what it was. and you kept saying how it was there to power the fan. "becaause if it was to monitor speed it would have 3 wires" it just kinda made me rage a bit.

Cheers. tongue.gif
     
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Thanks, guys. I was weird-ed out by this connector, none of my other power supplies had it. smile.gif
    
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