Forum discussion tagged with header.
  1. M

    Question Dropped Harddisk

    Hello, a shared harddrive was dropped while running, and probably the headers are broken as it makes clicking sounds, the drive spins fine. Can this fixed by replacing headers? Does not have to be 60% recovery of data. If its possible can anyone recommend a service provider? I thinking about...
  2. Potatowz

    Question Maximum devices per ARGB/RGB header

    Saying that I will buy an argb hub (8ports) Is it safe to connect that many devices to one header? will my motherboard be damaged? What I want to get is an AIO (3ports) Lian LI strimer argb cables (2more) Let's say 2fans (2ports) And a cooler master rgb GPU holder (1port) Is that too much...
  3. Lightning2348

    Question Case fans turning on and off when i start to play games

    Hey guys i just built my pc everything seems to work and i got windows installed and it seems to be good. My case fans seem to be doing something odd. When i play a game only my case fans will start to turn on and off. The longer i play the faster it turns on and off. The type of fans are the...
  4. Gamesquid

    Question Loose pin on header

    My top left pin of my 3.2 USB header is loose, any help? (Asus ROG STRIX B550 f model)
  5. R

    Question Headers max splitter

    Currently I have two fans connected to a Y splitter plugged into CHA2. I bought another y splitter to plug into CHA1. But I was wondering if I could daisy chain the splitter to the splitter already attached to the CHA2 header. I
  6. R

    Question CPU OPT fan not customizable. Help please

    I have an ASUS Prime b550m-a I have a total of 5 fans with 3 intakes, 1 exhaust, and 1 cpu fan my MB only has 2xCHAFAN 1xCPUFAN and 1xCPUOPT So what I did was attached my exhaust to my CHA1header Attached, with a splitter, two intake fans to CHA2 header Attached cpu cooler fan to CPUFAN and my...
  7. stefanpng

    Question Has anyone ever soldered an additional fan header?

    I'm re-homing an HP Elitedesk 800 G1 sff into a new case, but it only has one CPU fan header and no chassis fan headers. However, under closer inspection there is one spot for a chassis fan header on the motherboard, but it doesn't actually have the header installed, just bare pads. photos...
  8. imthespectre

    Question CPU fans start/stop randomly when RGB is plugged in?

    Hello all, I'm experiencing an issue that I can't seem to find any info on, and despite my best troubleshooting efforts, has been frustrating and evasive enough that I'm out of ideas. I recently bought an RGB AIO cooler, the CoolerMaster ML240L v2. The cooler works fine, and I'm happy with it...
  9. XAKEP

    [SOLVED] ASUS CPU_FAN , CPU_OPT and ARGB header for AIO Radiator

    Quick question. I am getting Toughliquid Ultra 360 AIO. The whole unit comes with very nice static fans but I want to replace them with RGB FANS. From what I understand my Asus board (new Z690 model) has CPU_FAN and CPU_OPT for radiator fans as well as W_PUMP header for AIO pump. So here is...
  10. M

    [SOLVED] How do I plug my pump into the PSU to leak test?

    Sorry if I’m just being really dumb right now. I’m trying to leak test my first custom loop but I can’t figure out how to plug the pump into the PSU. I’m using this https://www.ekwb.com/shop/ek-classic-dp-front-pc-o11d-d-rgb-spc-pwm and the header coming off it is a 4-pin that goes into a fan...
  11. H

    [SOLVED] Fans on old motherboard

    So, I have a new Lian-li mesh 2 performance and a old A320MH, I want to know if I can connect the Fan Hub from Lian-Li into the Sys Fan Header or the Cpu Fan Header, what would you guys choose? Each of the 3 fans that comes in the case uses 0.18A! And also, the connector on the Sys Fan is only 3...
  12. RaivisR

    [SOLVED] Can I plug USB header in COM1 header?

    So, long story short, i have an outdated motherboard and it has COM1 header, but i require more USB ports, and the COM1 header looks very much like the USB header. So the question i have can I plug the USB header in COM1 and have the computer detect it as a USB port?
  13. T

    [SOLVED] What is the fan threshold setting on Asus Fan Xpert (AI Suite 3)

    Hi, as the questions says I was wondering what happens if I increase the fan threshold in the app. I am hoping this will increase the minimum speed my fans will run at so they do not go below this RPM. Many thanks, Tom
  14. T

    [SOLVED] Does having a 3pin AIO pump connected to CPU_OPT get full voltage if the CPU_FAN is 4 pin PWM?

    Hi, I have a 4pin PWM noctua F12 as a radiator fan in the CPU_FAN header and the corsair H60 AIO (3 pin) pump in the CPU_OPT headerm my motherboard is asus z87-pro. My CPU_FAN RPM is controlled by the CPU temps detected on my motherboard (using Fan Xpert). Does the pump AIO receive full voltage...
  15. techsture

    [SOLVED] B550 Tomahawk ARGB Header Max Wattage!

    Hi, recently built my gaming rig and chose a B550 Tomahawk featuring 2 ARGB Headers. First (JRAINBOW1) is used for 3 propitiatory 6-pin argb case fans (which are also connected to PSU via SATA, each fan 18 LEDs/1.8W - is all power drawn by PSU, or also by mobo?) and the second one (JRAINBOW2 )is...
  16. P

    [SOLVED] Motherboard has no aRGB header -- what should I do?

    I've got a Aorus Elite B365M motherboard and a Gamemax Black Hole case. The case comes with argb but my motherboard has no argb header. what should i do? pls look the links if i am missing something. links: https://www.gigabyte.com/cl/Motherboard/B365-M-AORUS-ELITE-rev-10#kf...
  17. 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...
  18. HnyBear

    [SOLVED] USB 3.0 Header to a USB 2.0 Header/Splitter

    Why can I not find this anywhere? I have an extra USB 3.0 header on my MB and I'd like to find a adapter to plug into it and get at least 2 USB 2.0 headers out of it. I can only find one place that has one and I don't know if I trust it...
  19. Yuniel

    [SOLVED] 4 or 5 fans in 1 header

    Hello guys , i have the cpu fan header only reserved the the cpu cooler , but i have extra headers in the motherboard CHA_FAN1 1A / 12W / Q-Fan Controlled alright the fans that i have 4x https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00CP6QLY6/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 2 of this fan...
  20. D

    [SOLVED] RGB Lighting not turning on

    As the title suggests, the RGB lighting in my system is not turning on: This includes my fan set and my motherboard strip. My A-RGB on the other hand IS turning on. I'm unsure whether this is a physical issue or software issue (Aura Sync). I've unplugged and moved RGB headers of the fans, to no...
  21. KevNaja

    [SOLVED] Coolermaster CPU Cooler LED question

    I'm planning to buy the Coolermaster Masterliquid ML240L but I don't want to have the radiator fans have its LED turned on. Will the fan work perfectly if the RGB wire is disconnected from the header?
  22. 1

    Question How to make window HEADER dark?

    Hi, is there a way to make window HEADER dark? (Not the title bar) the header where file-edit-view-help etc buttons are. Thank You
  23. T

    [SOLVED] A little help with a new motherboard in a pre-built please.

    I'm building a new desktop for my sister using her old case (Asus M11BB). I disconnected the front panel header connectors and then realised they don't have labels on indicating what is what, but they are different colours. I've checked the manual online but it seems to be a basic manual (how to...
  24. amshak01

    [SOLVED] Need to remove USB 3.0 Cable

    Hi all! So I need to remove the USB 3.0 cable from my motherboard header because I’m replacing it with a low profile extension to get it visually out of the way. Only thing is I’ve run into too many horror stories of people ripping apart the cable and/or the header in the process. I was...
  25. N

    [SOLVED] How do I connect MB500 RGB fans to my Aorus Pro Z390? (Complete beginner here)

    Hey guys! So, I'm building a new computer soon and I had my Cooler Master MB500 case delivered today (this is the only component I have for now). My mobo will be a Gigabyte Aorus Pro Z390. When I opened it, I saw 6 fan cables connected to 2 splitters: https://prnt.sc/r2kfhc - three (labeled)...
  26. B

    Question Thermaltake Level 20 MT ARGB Not Working With Aura Sync

    Hello, my friend and I recently went and built some new computers and had a small issue with our Thermaltake case. We bought the Thermaltake Level 20 MT ARGB case and can't seem to get it to work right with Asus Aura Sync software. When we change the 3 fan mode on the front to Motherboard...
  27. gamerbrehdy

    Question Watercooling, still unknown territory for me...

    So I asked this question a few times now, and the awnsers weren't very clear. So I'm going to rephrase the question. I want to buy an AIO, or build a custom loop (both at least 240ml radiators) My pc has the following headers: 1x cpu_fan 2x cha_fan (or chassis fan/case fan) 1 or more 4-pin...
  28. xjcarter99x

    Question Mobo 5v ADD RGB and EVGA

    I am looking at the EVGA x299 FTW, x299 Dark, z390 FTW, and z390 Dark. I have a question on 5v ADD RGB support and the headers. I cannot see anything about whether the motherboards have RGB headers, or if they could support sync with a RGB controller with a 3 pin MB sync connector (4 pin slots...
  29. Spnfx

    Question Unable to turn on h170m-itx/ac

    Hello everyone, I have an ASRock h170m-itx/ac which for the last few weeks hasn't been wanting to turn on. I'll give a chronology of issues/actions: Had PC about a year, bought secondhand from someone who used it for LANs etc About 3-4 weeks ago had issue where SSD not detected, so changed...
  30. J

    Question Gigabyte B450 Aorus Elite question

    Does the Gigabyte B450 Aorus Elite have the RGB header to connect the Hyper 212 Black Edition RGB with Aura sync?
  31. M

    Question Digital/Addressable RGB strip/ adapter for mobo header (pin pin blank pin layout)

    I am looking to purchase a cheap addressable RGB strip for my new PC and I don't want to spend tons on branded strips. My problem is that all the strips I find on eBay or AliExpress I don't know whether they will plug into my motherboard properly or if I will need an adapter. Any help or...
  32. Fran2005

    [SOLVED] About the RGB header

    I'm making a PC for my friend on an extremely tight budget. It is my first time building a PC with new parts on PCPartPicker. I was looking up the motherboard and it had an RGB header. Since this is a budget PC RGB fans would be too expensive and I will be using old fans instead. However, I do...
  33. J

    The CPU dual core e5200

    Can it work with a gt 730 1gb ddr5 64 bit on a Asus main board 945
  34. S

    Need help with cabling, especially the front panel header.

    Asrock b250m HDV CX 500 Corsair 500w I am at the point after I have inserted the 24 and the 4 pin. Now I am lost trying to insert the proper cabling. I have tried to modify the casing of the connector to insert the system panel header. I have made it so the black wire is powerled negative and...
  35. C

    Will the rx480 power this monitor

    I've found a monitor that I'm looking at however I'm undecided if it will power it or not. Acer Predator XZ350CU If I can't power this monitor would someone be able to point me in the direction of a good ultrawide (curved if possible) monitor. Kind regards Matt
  36. MCID47

    FSP HEXA+ 400W Performance

    Does this PSU good enough to run an old A10-5800K with HD6670 on Dual gpu ? The rest of the PC Components are : 4GB 1600MHz DDR3 1xWD Blue 1TB Sata 1x case fan I see there are 2 8-pin vga power pin and it also support new motherboard with 8-pin EPS cpu power, but i still need an opinion and im...
  37. R

    basic need: 4k, 30fps, over HDMI for TV use

    So, which graphics cards will do it?
  38. A

    reset my laptop

    I have a Acer Aspire One laptop and I need it resethow do I reset it
  39. G

    PC freezes at random times.

    alright fellas, i have a built pc i built when i was 16 years old. im now 21... and ive been out of the pc building for a long time now....i fogotten how to do various things so please bare with me .! ive got this pc with an asus m-board, acer quad core cpu (forget the model but its stock at...
  40. M

    how to connect power switch

    how to connect on off switch onto the mother board,on the fujitsu siemens scaleo p