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My Noctua CPU Heat Sync power connector only has 3 pins...

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...But my mother board CPU fan in slot has 4 pins. If I don't have it plugged in there I get a CPU Fan Error. When I do plug it into the 4 pin connector Labeled CPU fan, it seems like it works, (but I don't have any OS installed yet). Is this OK, or is this something I shouldn't do?

This is my first build.
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It's fine, don't worry
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You can set it to ignore at bios fan options.
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