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 850 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. Share Alyus March 22, 2012 12:32:10 AM Best answer selected by Alyus. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCan I use "CPU OPT" to power my top case fan? Additional fan questions inside... Forum SolvedX79-Deluxe CPU_OPT fan header not working Forum SolvedCan I plug h80i water cooler into cpu opt and sys_fan1/sys_fan2? Forum SolvedCPU_FAN and CPU_OPT on Asus x79-deluxe and NH-D14 SE2011 - what to connect and where? Forum SolvedCPU_OPT Hardly Spinning Fan Forum SolvedCPU_OPT independent from CPU_FAN? Forum SolvedCPU OPT Fan Speed Low Forum CPU OPT FAN port support chassis fans? Forum cpu_opt and cpu_fan Forum Cam a CPU Fan OPT header be used as a regular case fan? Forum CPU_FAN vs. CPU_OPT Forum CPU Fan doesn't work with the CPU_Fan or CPU_FAN_OPT connector Forum Can I plug my CPU fan into CPU_FAN_OPT? Forum SolvedCPU/CPU opt fans running at 0-300 RPM Forum SolvedCan mobo beep without cpu? Cant power my pc up. split second fan spins no boot. Forum Solved2 fans on same cpu_fan header - amps not sure? Forum SolvedCPU FAN error , Corsair H55, Asus M5a99 MOBO Forum SolvedMobo SYS_Fan Issue/CPU temperature Forum Solved2 CPU fan headers on mobo? Forum SolvedTroubleshoot: Mobo, PSU, CPU w Fan, and speaker only. Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !