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3-pin wire, female both ends?

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I bought a fan controller and all connections are 3-pin male:



Only two of the fans I have were 3-pin, and the other fans are 4-pin molex. I bought a few of these, and was too stupid to realize they had male 3-pin heads when I ordered them...



I need a wire that has 3-pin female heads on both ends in order to hook my molex fans to the controller. Anyone know where to find this?

I really don't want to have to buy a bunch of single female-female wires if there is somewhere to get a 3-pin. Just having trouble finding something.

If this has been covered before, sorry. I did several searches and nothing turned up. Also not sure if this is in the right forum....but it is fan related.
    
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To save money and make wire management easier, just convert the fan's 4-pins to 3-pins.

Buy these pins: http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=1390
Buy these plugs: http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=1010

Cut off your 4-pin Molex headers.
Strip 1cm off each wire.
Crimp on the pins.
Insert pins into plug.
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Uh... am I missing something here, I don't see why you need the molex power? You plug one molex lead into the fan controller, and then the fans are powered by the controller.

Edit: Oh, ignore me, I get it. Those molex -> 3pin look like they have resistors in the wire. Make sure you are not going to get unexpected results.
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