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Poll Results: Which One(s) Do you Own?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 14% of voters (91)
    200R
  • 22% of voters (135)
    300R
  • 18% of voters (112)
    400R
  • 46% of voters (283)
    500R
612 Total Votes  
post #3951 of 4610
Got a 500R here as well smile.gif

I know the cabling could be a bit neater up on the top where my disc drive is, but I am happy enough with this.

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post #3952 of 4610
I'm about to install some corsair AF120, SP120 Quiet Edition and Air LED Fans in my 500R to replace the stock ones.
Will I loose the ability to change their speed through the front button?
post #3953 of 4610
to use the 'fan controller' installed on the 500r, you have to pull the rpm wire from the fan connector. the rpm wire on aftermarket fans is the led wire on corsair 500r factory fans.
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post #3954 of 4610
^ What he said. I personally just swapped the connectors from my 3 pin Yate Loons over to the black ones on my 500R, and they work just fine with the "fan controller" on the front panel. Controls my 2 front fans and 2 side fans. (switched to 2 120mm from the 200mm Stock Corsair fan)
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post #3955 of 4610
Quote:
Originally Posted by pc-illiterate View Post

to use the 'fan controller' installed on the 500r, you have to pull the rpm wire from the fan connector. the rpm wire on aftermarket fans is the led wire on corsair 500r factory fans.

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Originally Posted by Destrto View Post

^ What he said. I personally just swapped the connectors from my 3 pin Yate Loons over to the black ones on my 500R, and they work just fine with the "fan controller" on the front panel. Controls my 2 front fans and 2 side fans. (switched to 2 120mm from the 200mm Stock Corsair fan)
I'm sorry but I didn't understand. What wire should I pull (fan, front panel) and what for? Could you explain with a little more detail please rolleyes.gif
post #3956 of 4610
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I'm sorry but I didn't understand. What wire should I pull (fan, front panel) and what for? Could you explain with a little more detail please rolleyes.gif

You should pull the fan's RPM wire.

post #3957 of 4610
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I'm sorry but I didn't understand. What wire should I pull (fan, front panel) and what for? Could you explain with a little more detail please rolleyes.gif

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Originally Posted by nolonger View Post

You should pull the fan's RPM wire.


because corsair 500r fans have different wiring: power, ground, led power. normal fans are power, ground, rpm sensor.

in the order nolonger shows.
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post #3958 of 4610
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Originally Posted by nolonger View Post

You should pull the fan's RPM wire.

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because corsair 500r fans have different wiring: power, ground, led power. normal fans are power, ground, rpm sensor.

in the order nolonger shows.
hm.. so i should pull the wire on the right (above image) from the new fans? then it will work with the front panel speed button?
post #3959 of 4610
yes and you will need to somehow remove those 'tabs', 'ears', whatever YOU call those 2 pieces sticking up on the fan's connector. you'll see why when you try to plug in the new fans. corsair and thier stupid proprietary fan 'controller and fans' bs
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post #3960 of 4610
I did the same thing those two guys just suggested,only I took out all 3 wires from a regular 3 pin fan and inserted them into the corsair black connecter. No other modifications were needed.
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