Case Fan

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  1. E

    Question Help with installing a front case fan on a Corsair Carbide 100R

    I recently bought a 120mm RGB Aerocool fan and I planned to install it on the front of my Corsair Carbide 100R, seeing as it had no front fan. The fan came with four screws, but the case manual told me to use the provided case long fan screws. I tried using those but they felt like they weren't...
  2. K

    Question Case fans fail to start unless they get a boost from me

    I've had this problem for a while now, but my back air flow fan does not start spinning when I turn my pc on It only starts turning after a couple of minutes and I flick it to give it a boost If I flick it right after the pc turns on, nothing happens Any help? This pc is pretty new <6 months
  3. S

    Question Case fan help

    Hi guys. I have a problem with only one of my case fans, when i boot it up it starts to slow down, vibrate a lot and then stop however it spins right back up after. (this process happens for a few minutes before stopping) I have had this setup for roughly 10-11 months and this only started...
  4. nerodero

    Question Case Fans spinning really fast for no reason. BIOS settings no longer control them.

    Was playing a game and left my PC on while I napped for an hour. Woke up to my fans spinning really loudly. Restarting PC didnt do anything. MSI Center's fan control didn't do anything. Changing POWER Options to Power Saver etc. didnt do anything, neither did changing the fans speed through BIOS...
  5. GSF2021

    Question Case Fan Amount for Water Cooled Tower 900?

    Fairly self explanatory, but I've got a Thermaltake Tower 900 as a case, and even with both radiators, it still has room for fans on the top, rear, and even for the HDDS (pages 13-14). My question was: how many are needed, exactly? The case is huge so I'd imagine even with something as large...
  6. K

    Question One case fan spinning slower than others

    The back exhaust fan of my pc is slower than the other 5 even though they are all connected to the same fan hub. Also, you have to give it a startup flick to get it to move, kind of like older cars. Any help?
  7. C

    [SOLVED] 3 Case Fans in 1 Fan Header: Is it gonna BLOW UP???

    So I have a Motherboard that is an ASRock X470 Gaming K4. The problem is I want to put 6 (4 Pin Header) Case Fans in just 2 (4 pin) Chassis Fan Headers so I'm gonna split it into two. The power of a single Case Fan of mine can consume 0.32 Ampere so if I multiply that into 3 it will be just...
  8. Jaiff

    Question can a Cooler Master argb fan work with an antec controller?

    My motherboard( ASUS Z170 PRO GAMING ) doesn't have an RGB header. I have bought Antec Prizm Cooling Matrix which comes with a controller then I bought Antec Prizm 120 ARGB Case fan and this fan was working fine with the controller. But then I bought Cooler Master MF120 S3 but it's light not...
  9. je35207

    [SOLVED] Case fan does not spining

    Just get my PC back which I sent to an IT shop for repair & change pc case. I found that the case fan's light is on but it does not spinning. The exhaust fan at the rear, cpu's fan and gpu's fan are working. Here is the spec: Motherboard - Asus Prime H310M-D R2.0...
  10. L

    Question Im getting the 275R Airflow from Corsair, how do i position my fans best?

    The case: click here (if you have any questions about the case this page should help answer them) Im gonna get a 280mm water cooler for my CPU. The case can only support it on the front side, so thats where im putting it meaning i have 2x 140mm fans at the front (for intake i would assume) For...
  11. Chezzy

    Question PC case fan grinding sound

    I have a no-brand 80mm fan in my case. Often whenever I turn on my pc, it makes grinding noise and it spins slower than it should be. And whenever that happens, I grab the spinning fan and pull it back and fourth just a little bit and it works normally again. Is the issue in the motor inside the...
  12. revanfan

    [SOLVED] What to do with Top Fan

    I have yet another question about the build I'm working on. Hopefully the last one. I just had a hell of a difficult time getting the CPU cable installed due to how my case is built, and I had to remove the rear-most top fan. View: I was unable to fit the...
  13. M

    Question 1 out of 3 case fans are constant on 100%

    So at the moment I have 3 Noctua NF-A14 PWM Chroma settled onto 1 4 pin plug, now if I change the fan control in the bios at PWM 1 fan it is constantly on 100%. The motherboard I use is a B550F ROG Strix which also uses AI suite program, which if I do auto fan tuning it sticks to being up at 70%...
  14. AmeedMv

    Question Need Advice on Motherboard Selection

    Hey guys. So after spending a week on fine tuning this parts list, I've finally decided to ask for help again. All of the components are geared towards most bang for the buck without a GPU. I just have one little problem. I do not know...
  15. VinceG.

    [SOLVED] *First time builder* - Only the Mobo lights turn on, nothing else…

    Hi guys, This is my first build, and I apologize in advance for anything dumb I might say… also, sorry for the length! I am new and I’m not sure which details are relevant. So the main issue is only the motherboard lights seem to work. Even the case fans directly connected to the PSU are not...
  16. CaptSheridan

    Question Aorus Elite 570x , Installed PWM fan and Bios not seeing it ???

    I just got a brand new Cooler Master SF120M PWM fan, to replace a non PWM fan. The old fan showed up fine and could be controlled with voltage. This new fan is running properly , but for some odd reason the BIOS doesn't see it ??? Shows as ZERO rpm , and of course it does not show up in HWINFO...
  17. S

    [SOLVED] Case Fans not showing up in BIOS

    I recently built my system but my Case Fans are not showing up in the BIOS. I'm not too sure if they get detected by the system since I don't have Windows installed yet. Here is some additional info: For the fans I'm using six Lian Li Unifans hooked up to their hub. My motherboard is the...
  18. F

    [SOLVED] 1 Case Fan has just stopped working unless I smack it

    One of my exhaust case fans has suddenly either stops working on boot up and only starts working once I hit the case or the fan to give it some spin to start. This happened suddenly after one day when I booted up my PC. Any clue to what's going on here?
  19. L

    [SOLVED] Case fans noise not getting quieter

    I've recently had to send my father's 1TB Adata XPG S40G SSD and his Aorus B450M for repairs due to a few issues (the backpanel audio was not working and the system sometimes couldn't find the SSD) and I had to take it apart. Today I've got it back together and the fans are way louder than...
  20. babyyoda

    Question My case fan rgb light is working but the fans are not

    So I accidentally plug my VDG Cable to 12v RGB Header and my case fan stop running, so I unplug and plug the 3pin cable to the 3pin rgb header on my motherboard but still not working and the RGB light still working , I also try to use the rgb controller to turn on my fan but I failed. Plus my...
  21. S

    [SOLVED] Number of fans for one header based on given amps

    I am trying to buy 3 of these fans - Cooler Master Sickleflow 120 As per specs, below is the current info: FAN RATED CURRENT: 0.15A FAN SAFETY CURRENT: 0.37A FAN POWER CONSUMPTION: 1.8W Based on this information, can I run 3 fans on a single motherboard fan header with the use of a fan...
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    [SOLVED] How can I keep my AIO Corsair H60 pump at max rpm in CPU_OPT fan header?

    Hi I have a noctua F12 radiator fan in the CPU_FAN header for greater control over CPU temps as it is a 4pin PWM and this is the only true 4 pin PWM slot on my motherboard (Asus Z87-Pro). I want to keep my AIO pump (H60) at max RPM so was wondering if I can de-couple this from the noctua...
  23. S

    [SOLVED] PWM (4PIN) PST FAN with PWM NON-PST FAN? Need help

    Hello, My Motherboard is an old Intel 67BL which only have two PWM (4PIN) fan ports, one for the back, & another one in front. I already have two Corsair ML140 140mm PWM (4PIN) Fans that am using in my PC case/cabinet Now, in order to create a 5 PWM PST fans Daisy chain, can I connect my...
  24. B

    [SOLVED] Exhaust case fans with white blades comparable to Noctua's

    I am trying to add some RGB to my exhaust fans for my coming build. I bought the Phantek's Halo rings and wanted to buy a performance fan to get both best performance and RGB option. I'll be using 2xNF-A14 fans for the front as intake. I've read these halos look better with fans that have white...
  25. Tackwood

    [SOLVED] How many case fans can I plug into my motherboard and if possible can the be plugged into my power supply instead?

    Hello. About 3 years ago I bought a prebuild cyberpower pc, but over time i have replaced every component except for the case and the power supply. I was planning on buying the NZXT H510 , because as far as I'm concerned it is a pretty solid case. On top of this I was going to buy a 3-pack of...
  26. Biggest_Cheeser

    [SOLVED] Daisy chaining two (or more) fans - Molex, Molex, 3pin

    I hope the title was clear, I'm planning on connecting one fan into a port on the motherboard (z490) and running the molex that hangs off of it to the second case fan. Will this allow me to adjust both fans, in terms of RPM? Or will it cause the fan connected to the first one through the Molex...
  27. rookieGamer

    [SOLVED] can i add 120mm case fans ?

    gigabyte P450B 80+bronze MSI 1650super ventusXS (stock speeds) ryzen 2200G (stock speed) corsair vengeance 2x8gb @3000mhz (xmp overclocked only no change in the timings ) samsung 860evo 250gb + gigabyte 240gb ssd. corsair spec 2 ( so i only have one 120mm fan which came with the case) i am...
  28. S

    [SOLVED] Is it safe to put food over my PC Tower 900 Case Fan to warm it up to eat? Medical Question

    Hello all, I own a Thermaltake Tower 900: The front top case fan is blowing hot air up and out of my PC case. I am running a RTX 3090 at the moment. The thing is that I just realized that I can put plates of food on top of the...
  29. S

    [SOLVED] How can I connect the rgb from my case fan to my PC? (the 4-pin connectors don't fit)

    So i bought a different case fan so that it had rgb and i dont understand how to connect the rgb cord to the pc.. I have an HP Omen 30l gt13-0014 and i do not have any rgb headers although i do have a cord coming from my lighting control module that says rgb round fan on it that is also 4 pin i...
  30. S

    [SOLVED] Can someone help me shop for a "Fan Splitter" 4-pin PWN connector that ALL the connectors are 4-pin and NOT some 4-pin and some 3-pin?

    Hello all, I am looking for a Fan Splitter to connect 4 Arctic P14 case fans. I am looking for something like this...
  31. N

    [SOLVED] Case fan problem

    I just got a new MS Titan 2 pro case and it has 4 ARGB fans. I installed the wraith ryzen rgb cooler too and conected him to the usb 2.0 header on the mobo. For the connector of the fans its connected on the argb header and the pwd to the Chassis/Water Pump Fan Connector (CHA_FAN2/WP). The...
  32. N

    [SOLVED] ARGB problem

    I just got a new case and it has 4 ARGB fans and their controller. The case is MS Titan Pro 2. And I got a new amd wraith rgb. I conected the cpu cooler to the "amd rgb" conector on the top right of the mobo. The ARGB to the down left argb conector and the power to the rgb header. They are...
  33. B

    [SOLVED] Are case fans at the rear, top, and front of a PC case the same?

    I am new to PC building, and hope to get some wisdom for a ‘build’ I am making. I am in the process of picking fans for my PC case, and have realized that I haven't considered whether the fans I hope to buy can be used for the rear, top, or front of my case. My question is whether I have to...
  34. parapala23

    Question Is 4pin molex splitter safe for case fans?

    Hi i have 4 rgb fan for pc case but I only have 2 big molex 4pin available in my PSU. Is using a splitter like the picture bellow safe to use? I want to use 2 of those splitter for each molex in my psu so that i can use all 4 rgb fan. My PC specs: i3 2100 Asrock h61m vs3 8gb ram Inplay GS450...
  35. tibomaster1

    [SOLVED] Dual fan cpu cooler intake or exhaust?

    My airflow look like this. So my question should I change the CPU fan airflow to both left/right or should I just let it be?
  36. Rocky6

    [SOLVED] Deepcool GAMMAXX L240T Blue CPU Cooler but i dont have rgb header

    i have h61m-cs mobo, i got the Deepcool GAMMAXX L240T Blue CPU Cooler but i don't have rgb header but i want the fans at least to light up. Will they light up just with 4pin header i have ???
  37. xerxesaria

    [SOLVED] Asus RTX Fan Connect II ?

    Hello, My question is: I recently purchased the following: Motherboard: Asus ROG Strix Z490-e Gaming GPU: Asus ROG Strix RTX 2070 O8G Gaming Case: be quiet 500DX The case came with 3 fans. I purchased 2 extra fans. But, the motherboard has only connection ports for 2 fans! So....I am using...
  38. Rhez

    [SOLVED] Front case fan making weird noise at low RPM. Is this a bearing issue, or?

    Hello there! So, I recently, as in within the last year, replaced my old cooler master fan in the front of my case. I got the BeQuiet Silent Wings 3 120mm, because I've only heard good things about it. It has worked pretty flawlessly, and I've made sure to keep it clean by airdusting and...
  39. Z

    [SOLVED] Exhaust question?

    I was wondering does CPU coolers such as 212 evo works as exhaust fan, or i still need to put exhaust fan with 212 evo ?
  40. xerxesaria

    [SOLVED] Chassis cooling dilemma

    I have purchased: Asus ROG Strix Z490-E Gaming Motherboard. This motherboard has only 2 headers for case fans. My case has 5 fans (2 intake + 3 exhaust)! That leaves 3 fans unusable, unless I use a splitter. The motherboard has also a CPU_OPT header, which, I understand is best used for...