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Connecting Case Fans!!

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#1 MasterMindZ


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Posted 20 February 2017 - 12:27 PM

I just got a new case and finished assembling it and it works fine. But I can't connect the fans(3 pin female) when connected to the fan controller in the front panel(a switch on the cabinet that controls fan speed) as the cable branches off to a 2 pin male connector. I temporarily disconnected it from the fan controller and have connected it directly to the motherboard case fan headers. How do I connect the fan connected to the fan controller? Do I have to get some sort of adapter?

Specs: Intel DB75EN
i3 2120

Asus GTX 660

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PS: It's an Antec GX505 case.
PPS: Do ask me if you need more pictures.
(Pictures below for the fan-fan controller cable that branches off(the wire that reads front fan))




EDIT: I just realized I was asking the wrong question! So, the front fan connector here is from the fan controller. So, it is currently irrelevant as I am not using any front fans. I found the wires of the fan controller but, I dont seem to be able to power the fan controller. I can only find these cables from the fan controller.

Edited by MasterMindZ, 20 February 2017 - 11:32 PM.

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#2 Drillingmachine


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Posted 20 February 2017 - 12:53 PM

3-pin female connector should fit nicely for 2-pin male connector.

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Posted 20 February 2017 - 02:49 PM

Please post the make and model of the motherboard and the fan.  With this information we will be able to tell you which fan connectors accommodate the sense wire which regulates the speed of the fan.

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