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Hello, im trying to plug in 3 pin case fans to 4 pin fan motherboard

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November 17, 2012 12:44:40 AM

my motherboard is gigabyte z77x ud3h and case is antec 300. im trying to plugin top fan and rear fan of the case but they have 3 pin connectors. on the other hand motherboard has 4 pins. Still, i can plug them in. would it be ok?

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a b ) Power supply
a b V Motherboard
November 17, 2012 12:50:56 AM

It should be fine.

My gigabyte 990FX-UD3 automatically recognized that I had a 3-pin fan plugged into the 4-pin CPU header and switched to voltage adjustment.

Just line up the "slot" when you plug the fan in.
December 1, 2012 2:27:16 PM

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