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I need help with my ARGB fans and mobo header

Hi guys, Im making new build and My case Requires 17 , but Im gonna put only 10 + AIO cooler (3 120mm Fans)  , but I have Got a Problem And that is My Mother board Has only 2 Argb Header , So Im not sure how to Plug all These 13 Argb fan Pins

Theres my build 

 

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X 3.7 GHz 12-Core Processor

Enermax Liqmax III 360 ARGB 72.1 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler

ASUS ROG Strix X570-E Gaming 

 

G.Skill Trident Z RGB 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL18 Memory   X 2

 

Western Digital Blue 500 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive

 

Samsung 860 QVO 1 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive

 

Thermaltake Core P8 TG ATX Full Tower Case

 

Asus ROG Strix 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply

Cooler Master MasterFan MF Halo 47.2 CFM 120 mm Fans 3-Pack  X3

 

, but my mobo manual says : The argb header supports wS2812B argb Led Strips (5v/data/ground) with maximum power rating of 3A (5V) and Maxixmum Of 12 LEDs.

 

 So Im asking If I use Cooler Master ARGB 1-to-5 Splitter Cable

Or a Hub Can I run All These Fan (except AIO cooler fans) With One header? Or Is There Any other Way?

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Couple of things. First, no system requires 17 fans. None. If you exclude fans of PSU and GPU, even fully custom water cooling would use 9 fans. Or under 10. And even then its because of aesthetics rather than performance. Generally systems use 3-7 fans, and the amount depends highly on what case and what kind of component cooling you got going.

 

Second, you are probably going with the case because of looks. I would advice against going with case like that unless you are gonna do full custom loop in future. Those kinds of cases rely much on the fact that components are cooled by radiators. Your GPU will be having some issues. Unless you are going with the airflow shown in that product pic (top intake). The front intake in that pic is feeding directly to side exhaust fans, and I'd be surprised if some of the air coming in from there reaches GPU.

 

But to your question. Headers are 3A per. Halo's are 0.55A (0.8A max). Just 9 of them will get you to 4.95-7.2A. Adding 3x for AIO, 0.36A each si total 1.08A. Plus the one unknown fan. So nope on what mobo can power. You need RGB hub with extra SATA power. For example from CoolerMaster https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/coolers/rgb-accessories/masterfan-argb-and-pwm-hub/

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On 10/23/2020 at 9:07 AM, LogicalDrm said:

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Couple of things. First, no system requires 17 fans. None. If you exclude fans of PSU and GPU, even fully custom water cooling would use 9 fans. Or under 10. And even then its because of aesthetics rather than performance. Generally systems use 3-7 fans, and the amount depends highly on what case and what kind of component cooling you got going.

 

Second, you are probably going with the case because of looks. I would advice against going with case like that unless you are gonna do full custom loop in future. Those kinds of cases rely much on the fact that components are cooled by radiators. Your GPU will be having some issues. Unless you are going with the airflow shown in that product pic (top intake). The front intake in that pic is feeding directly to side exhaust fans, and I'd be surprised if some of the air coming in from there reaches GPU.

 

But to your question. Headers are 3A per. Halo's are 0.55A (0.8A max). Just 9 of them will get you to 4.95-7.2A. Adding 3x for AIO, 0.36A each si total 1.08A. Plus the one unknown fan. So nope on what mobo can power. You need RGB hub with extra SATA power. For example from CoolerMaster https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/coolers/rgb-accessories/masterfan-argb-and-pwm-hub/

 I changed Case , Instead of P8 Went to lian Li. Still tahnk you , Im not worried about fans Mostly argb Stuff Since max Led one header can handel is 120 Leds. and Saw Some revie on the Lame Aio cooler , it was bad and after some time It gets gunk on gasket So I went With Ek 360 Aio.

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4 hours ago, ERAM said:

 I changed Case , Instead of P8 Went to lian Li. Still tahnk you , Im not worried about fans Mostly argb Stuff Since max Led one header can handel is 120 Leds. and Saw Some revie on the Lame Aio cooler , it was bad and after some time It gets gunk on gasket So I went With Ek 360 Aio.

 

You can daisy-chain multiple fans to you header.

Even for the Enermax Liqmax III, you can chain the 3x ARGB cooler fans + an extra 2 or 3 case fans to one ARGB header.

Then you can chain the remaining 6 or 7? to the second ARGB header.

 

You can use an ARGB hub (or 2 hubs)...like this.

Up to 6x ARGB fans.

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/coolers/rgb-accessories/masterfan-argb-and-pwm-hub/#item1

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