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hello question

I'm about to buy x5 COOLER MASTER 120mm Blue LED from newegg for my haf 912(2 will go on top,2 in front,one on Side) now here is what i want to ask.

1.Can i run 6 fans without any problem(5 will be led..one is not is the fan that came with the Corsair Hydro Series H60)on my ASUS P8Z68-V/GEN3?

2.I never install led fans b4 and in the pic's that i see on newegg the fans come with 2 wires one is the power cable but i dont know whats the other one for.

3.Will i need to buy any adapter?
post #2 of 6
I beleive the other wire is so you can string them together. Kind of like Christmas lights.
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Those fans use a 3pin power cable. The other cable you see in the pics is a 3pin to 4pin power adapter so you can plug it to one of the molex plugs on your PSU.
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Originally Posted by Melcar View Post

Those fans use a 3pin power cable. The other cable you see in the pics is a 3pin to 4pin power adapter so you can plug it to one of the molex plugs on your PSU.

If you so choose.

You dont need to plug both in at once.
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post #5 of 6
you need to make sure your motherboard has enough fan headers for 6 fans. I was going to install 4 new LED case fans on top of a 5th I already had, but I didn't realize my motherboard only supported 4 case fans. Not a huge problem, but I have to run 4 instead of the 5 that my case supports now.
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post #6 of 6
This may help if you need it.



http://www.frozencpu.com/products/1090/cab-05/3-pin_Y_Cable_Splitter.html

Be wary of:
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Warning: Please check how much power your motherboard's fan header can supply before connecting two fans to it. If the combined fans draw more power than the motherboard is rated to supply, they may damage the motherboard.
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