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I have an Asus M4A79XTD Evo mobo, and the manual says "Fan connectors support fans of 350mA-2000mA (24W max) or a total of 1A-7A (84W max) at +12V.

So if a Scythe UK runs at a rated current of .6A, will I be able to run two of those fans on one fan output? It would really help instead of having to buy a fan controller or something...
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Each fan pulls .6a @12V (x2) which is approx 14.5w and your total is 24w max; your fine
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Yes, each individual header is 2A max, so 2x0.6A\\is fine, just don't go over 7A in total for all the fans connected.
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Sweet Thanks you two! Gonna get a splitter to connect the two to one header.
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One thing you may run into: your board my not be able to control fan speeds with voltage. I have an As.s P7P55D-E Pro, for example. This expensive over-marketed glitz can control fans with PWM but not with voltage. Before you buy fans, see what your own mb can do.
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