Closed On the Mobo, is CPU Fan and CPU Opt Fan the Same? Tags: CPUs Fan Last response: December 7, 2012 4:58 PM in CPUs Share Alyus March 12, 2012 1:13:50 AM I installed the push in fan, and the connectors won't reach the one that says CPU fan, but it will with the CPU FAN OPT. More about : mobo cpu fan cpu opt fan Best solution rolli59 a c 563 à CPUs March 12, 2012 1:23:29 AM So plug it into the optional connector! It is there because the fan can be oriented in different ways. Alyus March 22, 2012 12:32:10 AM Best answer selected by Alyus. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPRO HELP PLEASE- Case fan into CPU OPT fan slot? ForumOpt fan connector on H-RS880-uATX (Aloe) motherboard ForumCPU_FAN vs. CPU_OPT ForumCPU Fan doesn't work with the CPU_Fan or CPU_FAN_OPT connector ForumCan I plug my CPU fan into CPU_FAN_OPT ? ForumOpt Fan 1 Over Temperature Error ForumYet another CPU Fan Error. ForumASUS Z77 Sabertooth CPU fan not working correctly ForumCPU fan error, please help! ForumStrange CPU Fan Failure ForumWhich processor? For a confused dood - Opt 165 or X2 3800 ForumJust built getting cpu fan error ForumCPU Fan Won't Spin Correctly ForumCpu /Chassis Q- Fan Control vs AI Suite ForumBIOS " CPU fan error" message on a two-week-old gaming build ForumComputer not booting. CPU Fan not spinning. ASUS Maxmimus V formula Mobo Plase h ForumPSU Help ForumCPU Help ForumGames Freezing While Playing CPU/GPU Problems? ForumPowerful CPU for development (i5 or i7) More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !