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Hello. I am looking to figure out where the cpu header is on the sabertooth z87 motherboard. For the h100i. It is a three prong cable and all I see are 4 prong.

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Hello. I am looking to figure out where the cpu header is on the sabertooth z87 motherboard. For the h100i. It is a three prong cable and all I see are 4 prong.

Thanks

The CPU Header:



You can put a 3-pin connector on a 4-pin header without any problems...



If hooking up a 3 pin fan to a 4 pin header, you will need set that to advanced in the BIOS (page 3-40 in your manual):




Let me know if you have any questions!
Edited by cgipson1 - 3/18/14 at 10:28am
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Thank you for the answer. As far as the bios it being never turned on before
Would I have to change it to advanced? And if so how do I go about that.
Because it is that three pin four header
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Thank you for the answer. As far as the bios it being never turned on before
Would I have to change it to advanced? And if so how do I go about that.
Because it is that three pin four header

The default setting in the BIOS will be for a PWM fan (4-pin)... so yes, you will need to change it for that 3-pin connector.

Go into your BIOS (F2 or DEL at boot) and go to the Monitor section... just change the CPU header (or whatever header you are using) to advanced (if it is a 4 pin header, with a 3 pin connector installed on it. This will basically tel the motherboard to control the fan by voltage variance, rather than PWM signal)

(page 3-40 in your manual)

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Thank you very much!!! Very straight forward and easy to follow
I appreciate it immensely.
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Thank you very much!!! Very straight forward and easy to follow
I appreciate it immensely.

Anytime! Have fun with it! thumb.gif
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