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Hey fellas. So im going to buy some new case fans today, and i have to put one on my video card cooler too. Im just not sure how to control the speeds of these types of fans. there going to have the 4 prong plug thing i assume.
Anyone know how without buying a controller
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post #2 of 13
if its a molex 4 pin connector i believe the only way is a fan controller
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what about 3 pin ones?
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post #4 of 13
is your mobo out of fan connections?

without buying a controller? You could build a controller.
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post #5 of 13
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Originally Posted by Zeromark View Post
what about 3 pin ones?
If your motherboard has extra fan headers you could hook it up to that.
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post #6 of 13
the best way is with a fan controller.

@ hometoast: how do you build a fan controller? I want to try that bad...
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post #7 of 13
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@ hometoast: how do you build a fan controller? I want to try that bad...
heh, I don't know -- it was a snarky way of saying you've got to use a fan controller.
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post #8 of 13
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no im sure my board has it, i just dont know how it works, never bought these kind of fans before. Its just my old 1 had a 4 pin connector, and i never controlled it. But,, if its like the one on my cpu, then i should be able to conrol it, i guess it all depends on the connector type. Ill have to do a little research
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post #9 of 13
hook all the wires from the fans upto a dimmer switch like they useto use in the old day for the light in your house
post #10 of 13
someone else with an ip35-pro should pop up in here sooner or later.
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