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You know... I am almost finished purchasing my build and I know how to build computers, but I still found this thread really informative. A lot of little things I didn't know.

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how does hooking up case fans work i was reading the book for the ud3p and the nzxt phantom but i was not really getting it i know im going to plug them into the mobo but they way it was explained was as if i could only use like 2 fans...so im a lil lost lol
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post #23 of 114
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how does hooking up case fans work i was reading the book for the ud3p and the nzxt phantom but i was not really getting it i know im going to plug them into the mobo but they way it was explained was as if i could only use like 2 fans...so im a lil lost lol
if you have more then two fans plug them on your power supply output, you don't really need too plug them mob unless you want to control the fan speed.
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how does hooking up case fans work i was reading the book for the ud3p and the nzxt phantom but i was not really getting it i know im going to plug them into the mobo but they way it was explained was as if i could only use like 2 fans...so im a lil lost lol
There's 4 fan headers, right? 2 sys fan, 1 CPU fan and 1 PWR fan? So, you can use at least 4 normal (not high-speed or high-voltage) fans. With adapters or a fan controller, you can add more.
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Isn't this your board? I've circled the headers...
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Great thread for first time builders. My new rig is coming in tomorrow or so, so this has really helped me and cleared things up.
Thank you thisischuck, +rep!
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Great thread for first time builders. My new rig is coming in tomorrow or so, so this has really helped me and cleared things up.
Thank you thisischuck, +rep!
Agreed! I'm not a first time builder, but haven't built in a super long time. Very helpful!
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post #28 of 114
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Yea that is my mobo i read about where they were i was just wondering if the fans went into the mobo or the psu but i think i get it now if im using a fan controller go with mobo and if im using just fan then i could just use psu correct?
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post #29 of 114
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hey guys sorry to have to post and ask this but about to press the buy and just need a yes on this.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16832116754

will be fine on my gaming rig
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Originally Posted by Sainix View Post
hey guys sorry to have to post and ask this but about to press the buy and just need a yes on this.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16832116754

will be fine on my gaming rig
Looks good!
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