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I just want to make sure: This will let me control three PWM fans from one PWM controller, right?

Why the extra power connector? It adds more power to it, so it's not really loading all three fans on the fan controller?
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That's so you don't load 3 fans off the mobo header.
If your fan controller can support the power of 3 fans it wouldn't make a difference
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post #3 of 4
Yes, that splitter will allow you to control 3 PWM fans with one PWM signal. This cable is usually used to run fans from motherboard's cpu fan header so it has a separate Molex connecter to supply power to fans directly from PSU instead of that cpu fan header.
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Between those and my custom made 4 way PWM splitter box, I've got 9 PWM fans controlled off my motherboards CPU fan header.

The extra molex connector is what provides the 12v to power the fans, the connector that plugs into your PWM controller only has the PWM and tach wires in it.
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