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I brush them off into my hand and throw the dustballs in the trash. But after a bit of doing that the dust starts to get trapped in the openings and that's when they get rinsed. But my system is around Birds too and so it depends on how active they are as to how much dust builds up on my system.

Side or front I would do both. PSU shouldn't take in as much dust(next time I clean filters I'll show proof) as a regular fan. Mount the door fan which is more important than floor fan since it blows directly on the GPU/VGA card.

~Ceadder
Would I be better off with a dual-140mm side set-up for just a 200mm?
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Would I be better off with a dual-140mm side set-up for just a 200mm?
Either or. You can get better coverage with two 120 fans but one 200mm fan will be quieter depending on the model of 120s' you get.

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Either or. You can get better coverage with two 120 fans but one 200mm fan will be quieter depending on the model of 120s' you get.

~Ceadder
Alright thanks!

EDIT: It seems that my case fans (I'm hooking up all of my cables/wires atm) use molex adapters to plug directly into the PSU cables. I guess this means I will no be able to control the speed? Should they be able to plug into the mobo? Sorry for the newbie questions.
Edited by Infinite Jest - 6/16/11 at 4:25pm
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Ohh wait, I see that taking off the molex adapters allows me to plug them into the mobo. Is this advised or should I stick directly w/ the psu?
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Ohh wait, I see that taking off the molex adapters allows me to plug them into the mobo. Is this advised or should I stick directly w/ the psu?
Should be fine plugging them into the MoBo. You can also use the Molex to Daisy chain more than one fan to one header. Just make sure not to overload the fan circuit with too much voltage. I wouldn't do more than 2 fans per header. And yes plugging in directly to the PSU you waive your rights to controlled speeds.

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Should be fine plugging them into the MoBo. You can also use the Molex to Daisy chain more than one fan to one header. Just make sure not to overload the fan circuit with too much voltage. I wouldn't do more than 2 fans per header. And yes plugging in directly to the PSU you waive your rights to controlled speeds.

~Ceadder
I think plugging these damned fans in is the hardest thing I've had to do thus far. On top of it, the damned psu female molex adapter is too tall for the male molex adapter on the fans so I can't connect them.

EDIT: OK wow, I just tried a different cable from the PSU and it fit perfectly. I think I'm losing my sanity.
Edited by Infinite Jest - 6/16/11 at 4:43pm
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I think plugging these damned fans in is the hardest thing I've had to do thus far. On top of it, the damned psu male female molex adapter is too tall for the male molex adapter on the fans so I can't connect them.
Molex is molex. You just have to make sure the pins line up and that's where the problem lies. They are probably THEE worst connector I have ever dealt with.

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Molex is molex. You just have to make sure the pins line up and that's where the problem lies. They are probably THEE worst connector I have ever dealt with.

~Ceadder
I completely agree. I think my problem was coming from half of the male prongs being bent in different directions.
post #14479 of 23536
Does everyone generally control the exhaust fan speed or just let it run from the psu?
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Does anyone have some advice for a fan controller for 3-4 fans that fits well and looks snazzy in a HAF 922 (not so much snazzy as I want it to fit in the bays and do it's job).

EDIT: Is it alright to plug a 3 pronged fan adapter (sorry, not sure what it is called) to one of the four pronged ones on the mobo? It seems like it is built to do so (it's keyed for 3), but I just want to confirm with the experts.
Edited by Infinite Jest - 6/16/11 at 5:39pm
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