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Question regarding EXT_FAN on Z370-A Prime

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hey guys! Looking to squeeze one more fan into my air 540 case, and I seen a slot on my Z370-A Prime called: EXT_FAN, could I plug a case fan into there? It's 5 pin and my fan is 3. 

Sorry in advance if it's a dumb question LOL

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16 minutes ago, Orcanito said:

Hey guys! Looking to squeeze one more fan into my air 540 case, and I seen a slot on my Z370-A Prime called: EXT_FAN, could I plug a case fan into there? It's 5 pin and my fan is 3. 

Sorry in advance if it's a dumb question LOL

Won't hurt if you try.  If it doesn't work then you need to connect fan to motherboard and bring out the cable or extend it.


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No you can not, it doesn't fit.

Take a fan splitter and connect it with the others


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Posted · Original PosterOP

@Constantinimage.png.df8f943b74f188a39c9f793016023c44.png  My bad for the question after the question lol, but do you think this is an optimal air flow setup? The blue markers are what I already have - I just plan on adding two more to the top.

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1 minute ago, Orcanito said:

do you think this is an optimal air flow setup? The blue markers are what I already have - I just plan on adding two more to the top.

Make the top intake, not exhaust.


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Yeah, you can put a lot of fans on a header.  If they are matching fans and you are gonna run them at the same speed then it's an even better solution.  


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1 hour ago, Orcanito said:

@Constantinimage.png.df8f943b74f188a39c9f793016023c44.png  My bad for the question after the question lol, but do you think this is an optimal air flow setup? The blue markers are what I already have - I just plan on adding two more to the top.

This might be helpful:

 


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