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I have this "8-way power port" which is like a power strip for 3-pin fans. How in the world am I supposed to provide it with power? There are 8 male 3-pin connectors...


Somehow I have to give it power. I originally thought that one male 3-pin connector hanging off the side is where the power input is. But where could I find a female to female 3-pin cable????

Here's the link to the purchase page: http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12...c121s424#blank

Thanks in advance!
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That one at the end?
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^ What he said. ele-787_2.jpg Right at the end looks where it gets power...
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Okay, and what kind of cable is required for the one at the end?
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Okay, and what kind of cable is required for the one at the end?
You could use a 3pin to molex adapter. A motherboard fan header wouldn't provide enough power for 8 fans
    
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You could use a 3pin to molex adapter. A motherboard fan header wouldn't provide enough power for 8 fans
Thanks, but I have never seen a molex to female 3-pin adapter before. I've only seen molex to male 3-pin.
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Originally Posted by jetboy623 View Post
Thanks, but I have never seen a molex to female 3-pin adapter before. I've only seen molex to male 3-pin.
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11...?tl=g2c251s634

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post #8 of 61
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Originally Posted by LtCheese View Post
Okay, thanks. One other small tidbit... I want to run the power port off of my fan controller. So I would somehow need a female to female 3 pin cable... Don't really know if there is such thing.

BTW, dont comment about the Fan controller power, it can easily handle all six fans.

Thanks in advance!
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post #9 of 61
Rather than guess, ask FrozenCPU how you power it. the plug-to-Molex solution looks like a kludge.
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Rather than guess, ask FrozenCPU how you power it. the plug-to-Molex solution looks like a kludge.
Okay, I will. But I still would somehow like to connect it to my fan controller.
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