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dying case fan? or to many pluged into 1 cable?

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hey guys, so i just built my new rig today, and the way i rigged my case fans was to have them all plug into 1 molex cable from the PSU. not all into the same connecter, the cable has 4 different connectors, i have 1 with 2 fans pluged into it, and 1 each in the other 3. The problem is that one of my front case fans wont spin when i boot the PC, but if i nudge it with a bobby pin or somthing it will start to spin.

do you think the fans dying? or is it just too many fans attatched to one cable?
    
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most fans dont draw alot of current, ~.2a ea, you can have all of them plugged into 1 psu connector and be fine

its most likely a dying fan, unplug it, and see how freely it spins, and feel if it wobbles on its spindle
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most fans dont draw alot of current, ~.2a ea, you can have all of them plugged into 1 psu connector and be fine

its most likely a dying fan, unplug it, and see how freely it spins, and feel if it wobbles on its spindle
il just yank it out and replace it , i have a spare its just a pain in the ass to have to remove the cable ties and pull out the HDD tray and take off the fan and all that... damn you antec 900 !
    
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When you have it out, see if you can put some oil in it, as per item 3 in my sig.
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