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OK well i know its been asked a million times but i looked everywhere and it's all confusing. can i hook up my fans like my picture given. Or how do i wire them so i can have 4 in a row back to one molex? i thought of just wiring them in parallel but the wire from the fans is very thin and i thought it might not work(tell me if im wrong) some one tell me if i can do this and how. im running 4 gentle typhoons ap15(1850rpm)

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You should be fine wiring them in parallel. Each fan only pulls ~3 watts.
    
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black 2 black and red 2 yellow? AMIRITE?
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That's correct. Make sure though with a volt meter if you have one.
    
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post #5 of 20
there are 1 3 pin fan header to 2 3 pin fan header cables out there too, but they might not work for you, wirign as stated will be the easiest method, the yellow wire is the rpm sense.
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Not to hijack the OP's thread but when he says "Parallel" does he mean connecting a 4-pin molex from the power supply to one fan and use that fan's female molex to connect the other fans etc etc so he'll only use one molex connector from the power supply?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Eagle1337;12404288 
there are 1 3 pin fan header to 2 3 pin fan header cables out there too, but they might not work for you, wirign as stated will be the easiest method, the yellow wire is the rpm sense.

isnt the yellow on the cable to the psu the 12v? the red on the fan2 yellow on molex cable and black on the fan to black on the molex cable and the yellow fan wire im just disregarding as the fans will run at full speed.


edit : parallel means this ...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ThaJoker;12404315 
isnt the yellow on the cable to the psu the 12v? the red on the fan2 yellow on molex cable and black on the fan to black on the molex cable and the yellow fan wire im just disregarding as the fans will run at full speed.

ah yeah molex yellow = red fan , black = black.
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these are the wires fan and psu.
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post #10 of 20
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so tell me if you think i'll lose any volts/amps...or whatever


vwallah!!!( i hope it works)
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