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Late reply, but.. meh, free answers! biggrin.gif
1. Your front panel audio connector is where you need to plug that HD Audio cable into. Specifically on your board, check the picture, I highlighted it up for you, it's right behind your audio jacks.
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Image was taken from Newegg's product page for your mobo, seen here.
2. HWMonitor will not show any fan speed changes since the fans aren't plugged into your board. HWMonitor essentially reads all of your on-motherboard sensors and relays that information to you, well if the fans are being powered by that molex connector and not your board, well, it won't appear as changed smile.gif
3. For the fan controller to work, just plug your fans into it and make sure you have that molex power connector also plugged in, then you should be good to go!

Thank you! I'll take a look at this when I get home.
So will my speakers actually sound any better with this "HD Audio" connector plugged in? Just wondering why this connector is required if it's just software (codec) related anyways? Or is it more then software alone and does it use hardware somehow? If so, will my Creative speakers support it? (Exact speaker specs should be in my signature)

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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 2600K Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 MSI GTX480 Lightning 8GB Patriot G2 Series Division DDR3 @ 9-9-9-24 ... 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
10TB 7500RPM SATA3 64GB Crucial M4 CT064M4SSD2 (Boot Drive) Lite-On IHAS124-04 DVD RW Windows 10 Ultimate 64-bit 
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Dual Screen (x2) Dell UltraSharp U2412M 24" IPS... Apple Keyboard (A1243) Antec Truepower New 650W Modular Corsair Carbide Series 500R 
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