Solved Cooling fan help Tags: Cooling Fan Motherboards Components Last response: July 8, 2010 12:36 AM in Components Share stabito July 1, 2010 2:18:40 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 More about : cooling fan Best solution o1die a c 435 V Motherboard July 1, 2010 2:23:51 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. Share stabito July 1, 2010 2:29:36 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 m 0 l Related resources Need help with cooling and fan placement - Forum NZXT Phantom 410 fan/cooling help - Forum Extra Evo 212 fan help vrm cooling - Forum Case fan cooling help????? - Forum 4670k worries for hi temps and right fan cooling.Please help! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ct1615 a b V Motherboard July 1, 2010 2:33:01 AM no you will be fine m 0 l stabito July 8, 2010 12:36:34 AM Best answer selected by stabito. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNot sure if motherboard died or cooling fan did. Need help! Forum MSAA Display or GPU or CPU Or Cooling Or Fan Problems? HELP! Forum Help with fan setup/ cooling? Forum Help Choosing Case Cooling Fan Forum Need case cooling fan advice and help Forum Help me pick out a good mobo and ram; also do I need a cooling fan for my cpu Forum SolvedCooling Fan Help Forum Corsair H110 Radiator and Cooling Fan Mounting Position Help Forum Cpu liquid cooling system low Db fan choice and need real HELP for cooling system Forum cooling/fan help needed Forum Help Cooling / fan placement solution for the new bitfenix prodigy M Forum SolvedI have a few questions about my computer cooling and fans and would be very happy if someone could help me!PLZ Forum Help with air cooling fan layout? Forum PC fan cooling help. Forum CM Cooling Fan Help! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !