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As Xavier1421 said, you could just solder it to an existing molex if you have soldering experience. If you don't want to go straight to a molex from the PSU, you could solder to a molex extension or even to a molex from another fan. I'm in the process of doing this to all of my fans to get rid of the molex jungle I got going on.
    
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Has anyone got a Guide on that procedure ?
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It's really simple once you get the hang of it....just strip the wires, and connect the colors. (i.e. red-red, yellow-yellow, and connect the black (ground) to either one of the black molex wires. And if you don't feel like soldering, you can just use the solder-less conectors that you crip together. I did that for several fans.
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post #14 of 19
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Splice that puppy right into an existing molex
yeah, just find a female molex and make it yourself, it'll only take a minute or two!
post #15 of 19
Why not get a 2-pin to 3pin converter, then a 3-pin to molex converter!
    
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Why not get a 2-pin to 3pin converter, then a 3-pin to molex converter!
Even more simple, just connect your 2pin in a 3pin-to-molex, that's what i did with my deltas.. you might to tear off the standing plastic piece on your 3pin though, but no big deal.
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post #17 of 19
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The 2-pin to 3-pin to molex actually sounds pretty easy since I'm not one to have much soldering experience. Thanks guys!
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Well.. I was about to order one of these 2-pin to 3-pin that enterprise showed me but then i realized that the 2-pins look like females and I need male 2-pin on one side and probably female 3-pin depending on my 3-pin to molex connector. Any other choices? I'd hate to let these fans go to waste...
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post #19 of 19
YGPM

Just imagine your pin is actually a 3pin and plug it in, there should be 2 little edge on your 2pin, you want those to FACE the 3pin's "plastic pannel". Just make sure the wires are aligned with the corresponding one.

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