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post #1 of 8
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Please see post #6 for my planned terminal block set-up. I would love feedback as to if it would work before I wired it all up.
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I think that should be fine, to be honest one molex can provide enough power.
I am also currently running 3x200mm cm fans, 2x140mm and a 90mm fan off one molex and it seems to be fine, im also using a fan controller on the 3x200mm and they go full speed no problem. hope that helps .
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your corsair will provide the power they need.
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I am not worried about my psu's ability to supply the power, I am worried about the wattage?/current? (Not very good with electrical terms) of 12 fans going through that one 12volt molex pin in the adapter pictured above.
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Why don't you save yourself the hassle and just get a terminal block?

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Why don't you save yourself the hassle and just get a terminal block?

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Thank you for the suggestion, I think I will run with it. I made up the quick terminal block plan seen below in the pic. Let me explain it, and please let me know if it will not work.

I will use one 2 position barrier strip and one 4 position barrier strip.

The two position barrier (drawn on the right of my pic below) will have 1 molex power supply coming from my PSU. It will be used to connect all 12 of radiator fans. Each is rated (according to the fan specs on the box) for a start up amperage of .21 and a running amperage of .04. If those stated fan specs are correct, at statup I should be well below the 15 amps the barrier is rated at and that is the max that should be drawn through it.

The 4 position barrier will be used for a dual purpose. The top two connectors will be fed from my fan controllers 12v supply. It will have 2 200mm case intake fans and the rear 120mm exhaust fan connected to it. The bottom 2 connectors will be fed from my controllers 5v supply. It will have the 2 200mm fan's leds and the pump/reservoir's leds connected to it.

I hope the image below is not too crude and will display my intent correctly. I am new to the idea of using terminal blocks. Will this work?

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Ya, I know. I was a real quick mock up. However, I feel I explained it well in my post. Like I said, I have never dealt with terminal block/barrier strips and would love to know if my idea would work before I actually hooked it all up.
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