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Not going to go on guys because i dont wont you to loose interest, there's somethings in my sig rig that arent actually in yet. Got them for christmas.
anyway will this new heatsink fit in my new phantom with enough room to have the standard fan on the side panel of the case?
and the fan has a 4 pin fan connection, does anyone know if my motherboard would have a 3 pin fan connector or will i have to buy a 4pin to 3 pin adaptor? im too lazy to take the side window off the case my rigs in atm its a pain in the ass!
Thanks in advance
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First of all: HOLY HELL, YOU GOT A PHANTOM CASE!

*cough**cough*... That being said, your motherboard will probably have a 3-pin connector. Or else, your V8 will have a 4-pin connector. OR the 3-pin from the V8 would fit on a 4-pin on your motherboard too.

I'm also pretty sure that the V8 will fit in the case. Found some pics of the Phantom with the Noctua *big-ass-cooler* (don't remember the name )

Think you'll be fine
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Quote:
Originally Posted by WhitePrQjser View Post
First of all: HOLY HELL, YOU GOT A PHANTOM CASE!

*cough**cough*... That being said, your motherboard will probably have a 3-pin connector. Or else, your V8 will have a 4-pin connector. OR the 3-pin from the V8 would fit on a 4-pin on your motherboard too.

I'm also pretty sure that the V8 will fit in the case. Found some pics of the Phantom with the Noctua *big-ass-cooler* (don't remember the name )

Think you'll be fine
Thanks for your help! main thing im concerned for is the 4 pin adaptor on the v8:/
i dont get how it will fit in my 3 pin connector on my board?
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http://lh4.ggpht.com/_9wuGEFkrRrc/TG.../s1152/030.JPG


Well, if it is molex - the big 4-pin - then get a 4-pin molex to 3-pin adapter.

It seems to be the 4-pin PWM adaptor on it though.

Then you should be fine just plugging the 4-pin to the 3-pin on your motherboard. BUT it does seem that your mobo has a 4-pin connector just beside the 3-pin


http://www.nix.ru/autocatalog/mother...2245_draft.jpg
Edited by WhitePrQjser - 12/27/10 at 7:04pm
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Originally Posted by WhitePrQjser View Post
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_9wuGEFkrRrc/TG.../s1152/030.JPG


Well, if it is molex - the big 4-pin - then get a 4-pin molex to 3-pin adapter.

It seems to be the 4-pin PWM adaptor on it though.

Then you should be fine just plugging the 4-pin to the 3-pin on your motherboard. BUT it does seem that your mobo has a 4-pin connector just beside the 3-pin


http://www.nix.ru/autocatalog/mother...2245_draft.jpg

where did you get a piccy like that! been looking for one all day to see if i could spot one before making a thread! thankyou man you've been much help let me know if there's anything i can do in return, thanks again!
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I just googled it, and looked for pics

So as you can see, your V8 will fit in the case, and it will easily be hooked up to your motherboard as well

I'm just glad to be helpful, and thank you

I don't really have any problems right now, only this thread:

http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling/899614-fans-2.html

You should check my setup, and give a comment
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