Plugging 3 pin fans to molex?

So I plan to get some 3 pin case fans. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000O8I474/ref=ox_sc_act_title_5?ie=UTF8&smid=A2EUTVCJXLAJ4K

The thing is, I don't have enough connectors on the motherboard to plug them in.

I was wondering if it is possible to strip the wires open on the fan wires and pop those wires on the molex of my PSU?
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  1. I wouldn't do that. I would either purchase one that has a molex connector or one that comes with a 3-pin-molex-adaptor.
  2. Gotta agree with Danny here, that sounds like a bad idea. A better idea would be a fan power distribution strip like this
    http://www.frozencpu.com/products/14663/ele-989/4-Pin_Power_Distribution_PCB_3xWay_Block_MMT-PCB-4-33.html?tl=g47c121s424
    that you plug a single molex into and run up to 3 each 3 pin fans from - they make bigger strips also
    Or another option would be a molex to three pin cable like this
    http://www.frozencpu.com/products/14663/ele-989/4-Pin_Power_Distribution_PCB_3xWay_Block_MMT-PCB-4-33.html?tl=g47c121s424
    for consideration
  3. Or a 3 pin Y splitter!
  4. your options are:


    1. Molex to fan pin convertor
    2. buy a fan with a molex connector
    3. pin splitters
    4. 5.25 bay fan controller
    5. pci-e backplate controller
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