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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-25-2009, 09:51 PM - Thread Starter
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Short question: How do I use molex fans if my PC doesn't support molex?

I purchased some cooling products, but they are molex connectors. I don't know what to do about them, but I assume that I can get some sort of adapter or something. I only have one fan connector to my motherboard as well, so I really don't know what to do.

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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-25-2009, 09:53 PM
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Um Do you mean like a Molex to 3 pin adapter or something?

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plug them into your power supply
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If your fans are molex, plug them into your power supply.


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yeah, plug them into your power supply. They will just run at 100% all the time (unless u have a fan controller) instead of being controlled by the BIOS.



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Didn't know because my power supply was modular. Thank you everyone.

I used to live in a voodoo city,
Where every little thing had it's own secret life.
I might be washing up the dishes
And the kitchen might say,
"Hang around baby baby, hang around baby baby,
Hang around baby we'll be baking a cake for you.

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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-26-2009, 01:56 PM
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Cut off Molex connectors and solder wires to 3/4-pin fan connector you have cut off an old un-wanted fan?
...or get one of these...
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I only have one fan slot on my motherboard. Is it a good idea to daisy chain them? It would be 2z 120mm fans and one hard drive cooler.

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post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-27-2009, 05:34 AM
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I don't know what others would say about this, they will probably have better experience/knowledge about this...but personally I would not daisy-chain them I believe the motherboard fan sockets can only supply low wattage and 3-4 fans will definately go over the wattage and you will trash your only fan socket.
That's what I believe....but it doesn't make it right !!!
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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-27-2009, 05:40 AM
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LOL.

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