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#1 outdoor

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 02:06 PM

Is their a splitter for the plug you plug the processor fan in?
I want to add another fan to a part on the motherboard that gets hot.
But I only half one fan plug.

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 02:18 PM

Case fans and such will sometimes plug directly into PSU power cable and can be mounted anywhere you wish. I would shy away from splitters/adaptors especially coming off of the mobo.

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 03:52 PM

There are, but I would plug it straight into the PSU like bara suggested. They make adaptors for those if you dont have them.

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 04:31 PM

Is their a splitter for the plug you plug the processor fan in?
I want to add another fan to a part on the motherboard that gets hot.
But I only half one fan plug.


You don't want to fry your motherboard. Pulling too much current off of a fan header can do just that.

Look for 3-pin to 4-pin molex adapters to plug into your PSU (as mentioned above).

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 05:27 PM

Whats PSU. Which plug is it. I want a heatsink sized fan.

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 05:35 PM

PSU is a power supply unit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_supply_unit_(computer)

The plug will be the 4-pin molex: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molex

There are adapters that convert a 4-pin molex on the PSU to a 3-pin fan connector. Here is one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16812189119




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