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How much power can a Mobo fan header provide

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#1 time2spare


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Posted 25 March 2012 - 10:25 PM

Title says it all. Will one fan connector support more than one fan?

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 02:10 PM

I've used a Y cable in the past. Keep in mind that using two drives on one three pin connector will kill the fan speed readings through the motherboard. I definitely would not go past two fans.

And you can not generalize that sort of thing. What one motherboard can do may be a problem with a different make or model.
I would just get a 4 pin to 3 pin adapter.

Good Luck

Edited by rotor123, 26 March 2012 - 02:11 PM.

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