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Can't connect 4 pin fan to 3 pin cpu header 'cause of stupid capacitor.
Dec 9, 2009, 3:01 PM
I have recently bought a new quiet heat sink & fan. The fan has a 4 pin connector that's compatible with 3-pin motherboard headers. My motherboard has a 3-pin header.
The problem is the 4-pin fan connector is blocked from getting to the 3-pin header by a stupid capacitor that's stuck right up against the 3-pin header.
So I need a 3-pin to 4-pin header adapter so that the 4-pin fan connector can physically get to the 3-pin motherboard header.
Anyone know where I can get one in the UK?
Dec 10, 2009
connect header cause stupid capacitor
Dec 10, 2009, 9:37 PM
maybe you could bend the capacitor out of the way a little bit. They are movable, but be careful to not snap the connectors.
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