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post #1 of 9
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Hi all
Just started my first watercooling rig.
I was wondering, since i'll be using an aquaero 6 for controling the fans, what do ineed to connect to the cpu header on the motherboard in order for it to start?
As far as i know the computer wont start without somthing connected to this header.
Am i wrong?
post #2 of 9
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Just wanted to add that my pump will be connected to the AQ6 as well.
post #3 of 9
There should be an option in your bios to disable it so you wont get that error message. At least in my ASUS rampage iv gene there's a section for fan control/monitoring and you can select enable Q fan control and then set CPU Fan Speed Low Limit setting to Ignore which allows you to bypass that error screen.
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post #4 of 9
On my old Asus board there would be an error message that came up during boot saying there was nothing connected to the CPU header but pressing F1, I think, would bypass the error. But as spartan said, there is an option in the BIOS to turn that error message off.
post #5 of 9
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many thanks for the reply.
i'll try what you guys suggested/
post #6 of 9
As another option the Aquaero can be connected to the CPU fan header and the Aquaero will send an RPM signal so the PC will start. It can also then be configured so that as an alarm the signal will be stopped if something goes wrong or whatever you choose.
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post #7 of 9
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How do i connect it?
post #8 of 9
Its in the manual. The RPM/Tacho header on the Aquaero or some other devices just connects with a 3 pin fan female to female cable to the CPU header.
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post #9 of 9
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Many thanks guy i'll try it :-)
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