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Hey all. My new rig (in my sig) will be here on Tuesday and I was just thinking... How do I connect both the fans from the SilverArrow to the motherboard 'cause as far as I know there's only one CPU header, and if I connect one to the CPU header, and the other fan to a different header, wouldn't the fans be running at different speeds?

Thanks for any help
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You're going to need this.
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Would each fan run at half voltage/speed then due to it sharing a connector?

What're my other options?
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Would each fan run at half voltage/speed then due to it sharing a connector?

What're my other options?
Fans will run at their normal speeds.
Don't worry, I am using the same exact cable with my Silver Arrow. I have had my fans running at 100% since I installed it with absolutely no issues.
Your only other option is a fan controller.
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Eurgh that's annoying.

Why don't Thermalright include a splitter??? How do they expect people to do it? Or do they assume everyone has a PWM splitter?
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Eurgh that's annoying.

Why don't Thermalright include a splitter??? How do they expect people to do it? Or do they assume everyone has a PWM splitter?
Technically you could plug one into the CPU port and one into the Chassis port. Just make sure you turn off Q-Fan control in BIOS for CPU and Chassis fans. This will allow both fans to run at 100% all the time (they're quiet, don't worry).
Edited by VanillaCena - 2/20/11 at 12:41pm
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Ahhhh right yeah I forgot you could disable the Q-Fan control haha.

Well I'll try and pick up a splitter still. Thanks for the info mate : )
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I use that Gelid Y splitter on my 212+. It's a nice one...pre-sleeved, plenty long enough, and it has 1 PWM pin connected so the mobo can get an accurate RPM reading.
 
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post #9 of 9
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Ahhhh right yeah I forgot you could disable the Q-Fan control haha.

Well I'll try and pick up a splitter still. Thanks for the info mate : )
No problem man! Enjoy the sick ass cooler
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