fan header

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    [SOLVED] Not sure if a fan header is enough

    I am new to building computers but i know that they are cheaper than buying a pre built one so i decided to build one this time around but i am kinda confused about my motherboards fan headers. My motherboard an MSI B450M PRO-M2 MAX only has 1 fan header but my case a sharkoon pure steel comes...
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    Question Hybrid vs PWM fan headers ?

    How do you differentiate between a "hybrid" fan header and a "PWM" fan header? I was looking at the MOBOs on gigabyte website where they do not mention the type of fan header. So how do I identify it visually?
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    Question Will I fry my motherboard?

    Hey guys! First of, sorry for my english, isn't my first language. So I just bought a new PC and its very cool. I just wanted to install a third fan, but I'm afraid that it will fry the motherboard. Both preinstalled fans are together 0.32 amps. I'd like to buy an other fan which is 0.37...
  4. bty0610

    [SOLVED] Pump Fan Header or CPU Fan Header

    Hello there! I was wondering if I need to connect my AIO to either the CPU fan header or Pump fan header. Listed below is the AIO and MB I have. ARCTIC Liquid Freezer II 280 MSI MAG X570 TOMAHAWK WIFI ATX AM4 Motherboard AMD Ryzen 9 5900X 3.7 GHz 12-Core Processor
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    [SOLVED] Does my MOBO (auss h270f strix) support pwm fans?

    I am planning to buy 2 12v scythe kaze flex pwm 120mm fans, but I took a momento to take a look at my MOBO manual about it's fan headers. According to this print screen I took from the manual: https://prnt.sc/uws3nr. The CHA_FAN headers have a +5V pin. I don't know what +5v pin means, I want to...
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    [SOLVED] 2 fan cables to 1 fan header without splitter

    I want to connect 2 fans (0.10A each) in 1 fan header, but I don't have the fan cable splitter... Can I cut the 2 fan cables and put them in 1 connector? Will it work without the splitter?
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    [SOLVED] H100i Pro Three Fans Amperage

    Currently, my H100i Pro is being cooled with the two stock fans (ML120). I am looking to get another fan for push/pull setup but I am not sure if there is going to be a problem related to the total amperage for the fans. My motherboard is Gigabyte Z390 Auros Elite, it does not state in the...
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    Question Question about open/unused fan splitter/argb splitter head, is it safe?

    Hi, i would like to ask the community if it is safe to have an unused and open fan header on my splitter. My current argb/fan splitter is 1 to 4, however, I only need to use 2 out of those 4 headers on the splitter. is it okay to leave the other two unused?
  9. Citizen SLI

    [SOLVED] Phanteks ENTHOO 719 Fan HUB Question

    Good morning! I have a question about the Phanteks Enthoo 719 Case and was hoping someone might have some insight or tips on how to use the included FAN HUB with it. I haven't build a PC since the AMD 8150 so it's time for an upgrade. Back then I wasn't interested in RGB because it wasn't as...
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    [SOLVED] Fan header amp draw (multiple fans 1 header) - MSI x570 Gaming Plus

    So I have Masterbox TD500, yes there are better cases, but i have what I have. It has 3 fans running on molex (as the cables were a tad short to reach the headers on their own), I found a 3 way splitter in my things, it would allow me to get a fan curve to let the computer run a little quieter...
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    Question motherboard only has 1 fan header, can i put 3 fans to this single fan header without damaging the header?

    hi i need help, my motherboard has only 1 (3 pin) fan header, not including the cpu header, the motherboard is a Intel P55 Wide Use LGA1156 DDR3 motherboard, i am trying to hook that header with 3 X 120mm fan which is ALSEYE 120mm FAN white 12v 3Pin Air Cooler Cooling fan, i also have a Chasis...
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    Question Alienware Alpha R1

    Hello everyone! I've embarked on an interesting quest. I have recently received an Alienware Alpha R1 i7 4765T version. They're decent at best of a device but struggled with thermal throttling issues. So I've decided to do something about that. I'm doing some testing before I drop 16GB of...
  13. hyperjcm

    Question Can i plug 5 fans to one header?

    I bought some cheap 120mm led case fans off eBay and connected it to one system fan header using fan splitters. so far it works fine in pwm mode, but in dc mode the fan leds blink like it stops for a sec and turns back on which made me worried if the fans require more power than what the header...
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    PSU help! I don’t know why it’s not working

    I am building my own PC and got this PSU listed below: Thermaltake Toughpower DPS G RGB 750W Digital 80+ Gold Smart Zero 256-Color RGB Fan Fully Modular ATX 12V 2.31/EPS 12V 2.92 Power Supply I have tried to get it to work and when I hit the power button it just clicked and now won’t turn on...
  15. TheMajesticBurger

    Best silicone paste on delidded CPU?

    I plan to delid my 7700k and replacing the TIM. After that I would like to stick the metal piece back on using silicone ( Or something That can be taken back off to get access to the TIM again). I don't know what silicone to buy for the cpu, but if you could give me some recommendations that...
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    PC Only starts up when CPU 4 pin power cable not connected to motherboard

    Title mostly says it all but when i do not have the 4 pin cpu power connector plugged into the motherboard the pc starts up and everything comes on. Once i connect the CPU power connector to the motherboard, the pc will start up and run for about 5-10 seconds and then shuts off again and will...
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    Swapping SSDs in

    I've got a dedicated 24/7 Windows 10 computer I used as a weather station. I'm thinking of replacing it with a new computer.
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    Sapphire R9 Fury Nitro Crashes Games, Error Reporting Programs, and Finally Windows 10 itself.

    The Sapphire R9 Fury Nitro Crashes Games, then crashes the support programs trying to report the error, and then crashes windows 10 64 bit completely. This action happens within a total time of ten seconds from start to finish. It performs a forced reboot in which the entire card at this point...
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    I feel like my PC is running on a "sub-par" preformance.

    Hello everyone, I have a PC of mine which I refer to as "budget high-end" as in that I buy a part/upgrade a part every once a year or so. Now I got a big GPU upgrade last year, very happy, and definitely an upgrade from my previous Sapphire Radeon 6770 to a Gigabyte GTX 770. Although this...
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    GameRanger Symmetric NAT router issue wont stop

    Hi! This is my first post, and first time using GameRanger. I am trying to connect to an Age of Empires II game, but every time i connect, it says that i have a symmetric NAT router. I have tried looking up the problem, and i have done everything that people are suggesting, including forwarding...
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    2 Mid Range duel graphics card or 1 single high end graphics card

    Hello, Looking for some advice. I am planning on buying either the alienware 17 or 18 laptop. i have worked out that i can either get a alienware 17 configuration with a high end (780m graphics card or go for a alienware 18 configuration with a lower end but duel card (860m sli) setup. Is it...