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Hey there guys!

 

So to lay out my problem.

Parts in question: H100i GTX (CPU cooler), z97 MSI Krait (motherboard) , Phateks PWM fan hub.
 

Now i have been an idiot a purchased two SP120 fans for my Cooler just for the looks, but i have purchased the quite edition without thinking which only has 3-pin connections for the fans whereas the H100i Gtx takes 4pin (pwm signal). 

Now i have two CPU fan headers on my motherboard. IS there a was i can configure some combination of connections to utilise the PWM fan hub on my case to supply PWM usage to the fans on my cooler as well as all my other fans?
 

Ideally i dont want all my fans to be running at 100% all the time. 
Help :(
-Sam

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If those SP120's are very quiet, would there be a problem with running them at 100%?

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Hey there guys!

 

So to lay out my problem.

Parts in question: H100i GTX (CPU cooler), z97 MSI Krait (motherboard) , Phateks PWM fan hub.

 

Now i have been an idiot a purchased two SP120 fans for my Cooler just for the looks, but i have purchased the quite edition without thinking which only has 3-pin connections for the fans whereas the H100i Gtx takes 4pin (pwm signal). 

Now i have two CPU fan headers on my motherboard. IS there a was i can configure some combination of connections to utilise the PWM fan hub on my case to supply PWM usage to the fans on my cooler as well as all my other fans?

 

Ideally i dont want all my fans to be running at 100% all the time. 

Help :(

-Sam

can't you just plug them into your motherboard or pwm since you can just change the voltage(speed) with 3 pins?

 

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Whats wrong with 100% on Quite Fans ?

Because they'd still be pretty loud.

 

If those SP120's are very quiet, would there be a problem with running them at 100%?

They aren't extremely loud, but aren't really quiet when at 100%

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Well this has to be the quickest reply forum ive ever seen. Thanks for this!

I guess 100% on the SP120's on the rad isnt a problem if they are indeed quite. If im right i can install the SP120 fans into the splitter on the cooler (3pin into 4pin connectors) and then attach that to one of the CPU fan headers on the Mobo, while attaching the PWM fan hub to the other CPU fan header, and run case fans off that?
Would this lead to case fans receive "PWM control" and the SP120's being at 100% on the cooler?

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3 pin fans are controlled by voltage, to reduce their speed you would simply need fan speed reducers. Do not daisy chain fans off a motherboard header without auxiliary power make sure your PWM fan hub has an auxiliary power connector and you use it. You can use 3 pin fans on 4 pin connectors fine. Your motherboard should have software or a option in the bios to control fan speed via PWM otherwise you need reducers for 3 pin fans. Your PWM hub will receive a PWM signal from the board and use that to control all the 4 pin fans.

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3 pin fans are controlled by voltage, to reduce their speed you would simply need fan speed reducers. Do not daisy chain fans off a motherboard header without auxiliary power make sure your PWM fan hub has an auxiliary power connector and you use it. You can use 3 pin fans on 4 pin connectors fine. Your motherboard should have software or a option in the bios to control fan speed via PWM otherwise you need reducers for 3 pin fans. Your PWM hub will receive a PWM signal from the board and use that to control all the 4 pin fans.

 

Ok, this imformation really helps actually, I'll try the setup now and see what i can do. If all goes well or i have a problem i'll post back, My PWM fan hub plugs into a SATA power cable, so i assume thats fine for multiple fans?

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Ok, this imformation really helps actually, I'll try the setup now and see what i can do. If all goes well or i have a problem i'll post back, My PWM fan hub plugs into a SATA power cable, so i assume thats fine for multiple fans?

Yes that's fine. :)

@Spam how'd it go?

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