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Converting 3-pin fans to 4-pin fans

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I have a Scythe Ultra Kaze, and it's really, really loud. I mean, I knew it would be loud, and I knew I probably wouldn't like it, but it's really loud, and I don't like it. Is there any way to convert it to a 4-pin fan so that I can control the speed from the motherboard? I would plug the power wires into the power supply itself, and only plug the RPM sensor and PWM wires into the motherboard. Can it be done?
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No. PWM (4pin) fans have special circuitry. Buy a fan controller.
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