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Right now I have a total of 6 fans. Only 1 works because its the only 3 pin connector. Every other connector is a 4 pin and none of my fans can plug into it. What do I need to buy :\
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I'm going to assume you mean the other 5 are 4pin PWM fans, with the same style of connector as your 3pin but an extra pin? You can plug them into a normal 3-pin header without a problem, they just won't be able to have their speed controlled via PWM. You can also buy something like this, which will let you power all 5 of them from a single 4-pin molex connector, and even lets you plug the PWM signal in to your motherboard to control the speeds.

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Or do you mean you have a bunch of 4pin connections, and a bunch of 3pin fans? If that's the case, just plug em in, the 4th pin is optional for PWM.
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