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Replacing a Power Supply Fan Question

So I was thinking about replacing my power supply fan with a noctua fan. I saw youtube videos about soldering wires and I didn't really want to do that. I wanted to ask if I could use Fan Adapters Instead of Soldering the wires since the fan connector on my power supply has a 2 pin header.

Here's the cable adapter- https://www.amazon.com/Bundle-CB-32D-Adaptor-Converter-Mobile-Rack/dp/B005FYIBJ8/ref=pd_sim_147_1?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B005FYIBJ8&pd_rd_r=CYPHHXTZGKQX922EM9BD&pd_rd_w=gniR0&pd_rd_wg=R2R3u&psc=1&refRID=CYPHHXTZGKQX922EM9BD

If I were to use this cable adapter with the noctua fan to use it on my power supply will it work?

Thanks for reading!
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  1. Why?
    What possible reason do you have for wanting to do this?
  2. no that adatper wouldn't work first of all. Second what PSU? Most PSU's use 80mm fan or sometimes even custom sizes.
  3. Gam3r01 said:
    Why?
    What possible reason do you have for wanting to do this?


    When my fans spin up on my HX750. It makes a weird rattle noise. It's not that loud but its noticable.
  4. Then you should be taking use of your warranty with corsair, instead of voiding it by opening the unit.
  5. getochkn said:
    no that adatper wouldn't work first of all. Second what PSU? Most PSU's use 80mm fan or sometimes even custom sizes.


    My PSU is the HX750. It uses a 140mm fan. I can't RMA it since I lost the receipt for it when I bought it in store.
  6. Gam3r01 said:
    Then you should be taking use of your warranty with corsair, instead of voiding it by opening the unit.


    I would If I could.
  7. Have you tried contact corsair support? There are other ways to verify purchases other than an in store receipt.
  8. Gam3r01 said:
    Have you tried contact corsair support? There are other ways to verify purchases other than an in store receipt.


    Yes, I've contacted them. They want my receipt through online order. I bought this PSU 2 years ago. I don't think I can verify my purchase any other way besides using a receipt. So the fan adapter would not work?
  9. No that adapter probably wont work.

    Where did you buy it from? There should be invoices if its online.
  10. Best answer
    http://www.silentpcreview.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=58949

    Some reading on it.

    Finding an ideal fan with a proper starting voltage, etc seems to be a pain.
  11. Gam3r01 said:
    No that adapter probably wont work.

    Where did you buy it from? There should be invoices if its online.


    I didn't buy it. I was just asking if the cable would work. But if it does not work, do I have to go with soldering the wires?
  12. I meant where did you buy the PSU from?
  13. That adapter may work, I have no idea what the inside of the PSU looks like so it's impossible to say.
  14. getochkn said:
    http://www.silentpcreview.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=58949

    Some reading on it.

    Finding an ideal fan with a proper starting voltage, etc seems to be a pain.


    Interesting. Thanks for the link.
  15. Gam3r01 said:
    I meant where did you buy the PSU from?


    I bought it from fry's
  16. May work. Inspect the fan first. Do not assume it is 12 volt.
  17. Here's a picture of my fan I just took it out real quick. https://ibb.co/eAdDov
  18. And the 2pin header on the PSU https://ibb.co/jNboMF
  19. Susquehannock said:
    May work. Inspect the fan first. Do not assume it is 12 volt.


    Should it only be the voltage?
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