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PSU does not have any Molex slots for case fans. Any solutions?

I started to build my first Gaming PC, and I bought a 1000W PSU that was CrossFire capable for my GPU. I thought nothing of it. But I then realized when I was trying to plug the case fan in, there was no Molex cable slot. The PSU is the Ultra Modular 1000W X4 Special Edition. I almost found the fact there were no Molex slots insulting, as the manual mentioned installing Molex cables and the PSU even came with some. Are there any solutions to this problem?

(My case is the Phantom)
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  1. you can buy slitter cables to get a few extra molex connections, but molex fans are terrible, especially for a gaming rig, get some that are either PWR fans or 3 pin, which are normally a lot faster, move a lot more air meaning that everything is cooler, if you get 3 pin fans then I suggest you get a a fan controller as which you aren't gaming you can turn the fans down to shut them up a bit, PWR get controlled by the motherboard but you can plug them into controllers too
  2. yatys93 said:
    you can buy slitter cables to get a few extra molex connections, but molex fans are terrible, especially for a gaming rig, get some that are either PWR fans or 3 pin, which are normally a lot faster, move a lot more air meaning that everything is cooler, if you get 3 pin fans then I suggest you get a a fan controller as which you aren't gaming you can turn the fans down to shut them up a bit, PWR get controlled by the motherboard but you can plug them into controllers too


    The Molex fans are installed in the case, and my PSU has NO Molex slots whatsoever.
  3. Fireblast168 said:
    yatys93 said:
    you can buy slitter cables to get a few extra molex connections, but molex fans are terrible, especially for a gaming rig, get some that are either PWR fans or 3 pin, which are normally a lot faster, move a lot more air meaning that everything is cooler, if you get 3 pin fans then I suggest you get a a fan controller as which you aren't gaming you can turn the fans down to shut them up a bit, PWR get controlled by the motherboard but you can plug them into controllers too


    The Molex fans are installed in the case, and my PSU has NO Molex slots whatsoever.


    you can also buy sata power to molex adapters, which work just as well, most fans will come out though, may just have to find which panels come off your case, the just ones that use molex in my experience at least, don't move any air at all, so everything gets hot inside the case.
  4. Best answer
    Is this your power supply?
    http://biz.tigerdirect.com/product/itemKey/102408484
    It should have 8 molex power connectors.
    It sounds like you have the modular molex cables, so you should just be able to connect these to the appropriate connection on the PSU (probably labelled peripheral).

    The comments above about fans are rubbish.
    Fans come in two basic varieties, with or without PWM control.
    PWM fans will usually be powered off a 4 pin fan connector on the motherboard. Most CPU coolers use PWM fans.
    Non-PWM fans can only have their speed controlled by voltage. These can be powered from 3 or 4 pin fan headers on the motherboard, but are frequently powered off molex connectors. There is certainly nothing wrong with this. Fan speed controllers for these fans are usually a fixed speed device (like a Noctua low noise adapter) or have a switch the select the speed or knob you can turn manually to adjust the speed.
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