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Is there any better alternative to hookup my new rig's fans?

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My motherboard doesn't have enough connectors for the 3 case fans, and the additional cpu fan i'm adding for p/p. So as you can see i got a 3 pin splitter for the case fans to hook up the haf 922's 200m fans, and I got a 4 pin splitter so i can add the hyper 212+ 's 2fans. Is there an easier way to do this? Is there one adapter I could use for all case fans? I'm not too concerned about the 4pin splitter for the cooler fans.
Edited by venomblade - 8/13/11 at 7:47pm
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Adapters or fan controllers are most common. Some fans have direct molex/PSU cables and can be powered that way (but the speed will remain constant/non-adjustable). I'm not too familiar, but those are the three things that come to top of mind.
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Yep, either use a fan controller, or hook directly to the power supply.
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Yep, either use a fan controller, or hook directly to the power supply.

sorry to be a noob, but how do i hook it directly to the psu? The 3 pin wires come with the case, and the 4 pin's come with the cooler and extra fan. And they only go into the 3 or 4 pin connectors on the motherboard. How does the psu fit into all this?
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3 or 4 pin adaptors to power directly from PSU.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...dapter&x=0&y=0
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Would this work?
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=29564

for the case fans? Even thought 2 are 200m and one is 120m?

and would the fans go full speed always because it's a 3pin?
Edited by venomblade - 8/13/11 at 8:50pm
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Yes, being hooked to the PSU, they would run at full speed.
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ah ok thx for clearing that up
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