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E8400 can i use a 3 pin cpu cooler with 4 pin connector?

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November 13, 2009 4:14:46 PM

i have a e8400 and im going to put a Tuniq Tower 120 Universal CPU Cooler in for overclocking.The fan comes with a 3 pin connector and my mother board has a 4 pin connector will it work?or is there some converter i have to buy?Thankyou for your help.

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a c 133 à CPUs
November 13, 2009 6:16:32 PM

It'll work. I believe the fourth pin has something to do with switching the fan speed automatically based on temperature.
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a c 173 à CPUs
November 14, 2009 2:03:27 AM

No converter necessary.
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December 1, 2009 9:40:33 PM

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