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hey guys i just got my fm121 and i plugged it into the mobo and nothing happens?! shouldnt it work with just that 1 plug??? ty guys
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Mobo Might not be strong enough to power it TRy a converter..

Or wait that Mobo Is temperature activated...
hmmm might need to use a converter afterall.
    
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Mobo might not give it the power it needs. Try a molex? Also i thought they came with fan controllers? If it does do it through there.
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help me guys. OK, what i first did was directly plug my FM121 right into the mobo (same place where stock fan was connected)....started up computer...didnt do anything....next i connected it to one of those power things.....didnt work.....I THEN took the jumper from my thermaltake and put it on the spot where the fan controller would connect to and it worked...doesnt seem very fast thou? why wouldnt it come with a jumper if this has to be done?

my thermaltake in front is connected to the controller and it works..i think...but doesnt seem that fast as well. its connected to a power thing and the mobo as well



ACCORDING to speedfan one of my fans is going 96000rpm....that must be wrong...but *** is up....
168000RPM

how exactly do i hook up a fan lol??!?
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these 2 fans are supposed to be loud...i can barely hear them....they have to be installed wrong or something is wrong..................anyone plzzz

my core temps got hotter?! come on...
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post #6 of 12
I had a similar problem with my fan it didn't seem to be very effective. I found this program

http://www.almico.com/speedfan431.exe

You can make your fans run at increments of 5%. Mine was set at 50% so I bumped it to 100% during the day and 0% during the night. I should use the built in mobo fan thing but I'm lazy.
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post #7 of 12
You should probably run it off a molex. If you connect it straight into your motherboard, you, sadly, won't have enough amps flowing through the fan to push all the volts. That is why it is running slowly or not at all.

what is up with everyone having trouble with their fm121's today?
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post #8 of 12
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i tried numerous scenarios...just mobo....mobo and molex.......molex.....all those combined with fan controller...all didnt work...all ridiculously slow fan speeds or none at all. even putting the jumper from my thermaltake on it was slow
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did you try molex, mobo, and the stock fan controller that comes with it with the dial past high? (yes the notch on it goes past high)
    
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did you try molex, mobo, and the stock fan controller that comes with it with the dial past high? (yes the notch on it goes past high)
yep
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