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a b B Homebuilt system
a b V Motherboard
August 11, 2010 9:33:31 AM

Ok my Case is this:

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

and my motherboard is this

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...


My case has three fans but my mobo only has one connector on it....(well two but one won't fit) My questions are do the fans need to be plugged into the mobo to work? If so then sense I only have one connector out of the three fans (front, side, back) which one should I have pluged in for best results? Thanks!

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a b B Homebuilt system
a b V Motherboard
August 11, 2010 9:36:31 AM

Those fans are the casing fans?
You can connect them directly to the PSU.
I have never connect any case fans through the mobo.
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a b B Homebuilt system
a c 117 V Motherboard
August 11, 2010 11:21:57 AM

^+1 just connect with psu molex connectors you can daisychain them.
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a b B Homebuilt system
a b V Motherboard
August 11, 2010 11:31:30 AM

If you run out of extra connectors to daisychaining you can buy more of them
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Anonymous
a b B Homebuilt system
a b V Motherboard
August 11, 2010 10:39:58 PM

So I don't need to have them conected to the mobo? Why does it have the conectors to the mobo? And what's daisychaining
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Anonymous
a b B Homebuilt system
a b V Motherboard
August 11, 2010 10:41:22 PM

And yes they are the 120mm casing fans
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a b B Homebuilt system
a c 210 V Motherboard
August 11, 2010 11:37:35 PM

Connecting to the PSU provides for fan speeds of 100%. MoBos designed to hit lower budget price points provide for limited fan speed control.

Hi end MoBos that I have used provide as many as 8 fan connectors. This allows you to connect the fans to the MoBo and have BIOS or software regulate fan speed according to measured component temperatures.

Another alternative is a fan controller such as the NZXT Sentry 2.
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Anonymous
a b B Homebuilt system
a b V Motherboard
August 12, 2010 9:15:18 AM

Oooo ok and daisy chaining?
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a b B Homebuilt system
a b V Motherboard
August 12, 2010 9:22:03 AM

Daisy chaining means just stack 'em all together.
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