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3 to 4 pin adapter help?

Hey all! So I bought a Motherboard a couple days ago, Asus P8Z77-V Pro and it comes with fan controller software but my fans are unable to connect to the motherboard because my fan wires are 3 pin while the motherboard pins are 4 pin.

I wanted to know if there was some sort of connector for the fans 3 pin to make it 4 pin.

Can someone find the adapter (if there is one) here. www.canadacomputers.com I have no idea what i'd look for.
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  1. Is this the sort of thing you're looking for? >> http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=90&item_id=027766
  2. a little black duck said:
    Is this the sort of thing you're looking for? >> http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=90&item_id=027766

    Um the 4 pin end has to be female.
  3. I believe its possible to plug a 3 pin plug into a 4 pin header
  4. dudewitbow said:
    I believe its possible to plug a 3 pin plug into a 4 pin header


    Oh? Might you find some evidence i really don't want to mess them up
  5. I wouldnt know, because my build in itself had enough fan headers to perfectly utilize all the fans i needed, and tis the only build i have built so far physically(building a second one later for someone else)
  6. use page 2=23 of motherboard manual to connect them but they wont be pwm by the motherboard or get yourself case fans with 4 pins connecter and sell these ones
  7. scout_03 said:
    use page 2=23 of motherboard manual to connect them but they wont be pwm by the motherboard or get yourself case fans with 4 pins connecter and sell these ones


    PWM?
  8. with a 4 pins fans the motherboard could control the speed of them read this http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/LGA1155/P8Z77-V_PRO/E7198_P8Z77-V_PRO.pdf and the wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulse-width_modulation
  9. scout_03 said:
    with a 4 pins fans the motherboard could control the speed of them read this http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/LGA1155/P8Z77-V_PRO/E7198_P8Z77-V_PRO.pdf and the wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulse-width_modulation

    Ok so basically I cannot control my fans?
  10. Best answer
    with the 3 pins pins fan the motherboard wont be able to control the speed you need 4 pins fans to control the speed
  11. Best answer selected by Im-MaTRiiX.
  12. You can control the fans through the ASUS BIOS or through windows with the software AI Suite(Fan Xpert+).
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