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Cooling fan help
Jul 1, 2010, 2:18 AM
my motherboard has a 4 pin slot for the fan to plug into but my fan has a 3 pin connector will it be ok to stick the 3 pin connector into the 4 pin slot
Jul 8, 2010
Jul 1, 2010
Jul 1, 2010, 2:23 AM
Yes. But I prefer 4 pin to use the "smartfan" feature in the bios. This feature allows you to control the fan rpms, and keep the noise lower.
Jul 1, 2010, 2:29 AM
i heard somewhere that putting the 3 pin connector in the 4 pin slot could cause damage to the fan or motherboard is that true
Will a 3 pin fan connector fit in a 4 pin?
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Jul 1, 2010, 2:33 AM
no you will be fine
Jul 8, 2010, 12:36 AM
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