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Mine has the molex cable (plugged into PSU) and the small three pin cable (plugged into mobo header). You're saying this won't work with the mobo fan controller?

Not with the way you have it plugged in. The fan is being powered by the PSU, so even if the motherboard fan header is able to regulate voltage, it won't change anything because the fan still gets 12v from the PSU.

Before you go powering those fans off the motherboard fan header, I'd make absolutely sure that it can handle the power requirement.
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No, chassis fan headers work with voltage controlled fans on Sabertooth X58.

Ok, I thought the Sabertooth ran the fans the same way the P6X58 boards do.
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Ok, I thought the Sabertooth ran the fans the same way the P6X58 boards do.

Sabertooth is quite nice since it has 3 speed controllers with Speedfan, Cpu header works with PWM fans, 3 * chassis fan header work together (=same voltage on all) with voltage control and northbridge fan header can also do voltage control with Speedfan.
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My fans are rated at 0.6 A, are you sure that the mobo can handle this. And does OCing the CPU effect the current through the headers?
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My fans are rated at 0.6 A, are you sure that the mobo can handle this. And does OCing the CPU effect the current through the headers?

That should be no problem if you use just one fan on each header. You have 3 chassis fan headers so you can connect three of them. Cpu overclocking shouldn't do anything to fan headers, I'm running an i7-930 @ 4.2 Ghz on my Sabertooth and I have 8 * GT AP-15's connected to chassis fan headers.
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Thanks mm. My rig doesn't sound like a vaccum cleaner any more thumb.gif
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