View Full Version : where do I plug the case fan in to?

07-19-2002, 01:33 AM
Where do I plug the case fan into on the mobo? Not the heatsink, the fan that goes on the case. I have a ECS K7S5A and the manual doesnt tell me and either does the case manual.

pleasse help asap

07-19-2002, 02:36 AM
You won't find it in the manual because you need to use the extra 4-pin Molex connections that come directly from the power supply. The constant draw of multiple case fans would kill a motherboard in nothing flat.

07-20-2002, 08:06 PM
really? hmm i had about 17W of fans running of my headers at one stage:shoot:

07-20-2002, 11:02 PM
That was very risky. :eek:
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07-21-2002, 08:55 AM
I too have run multiple fans off the same header (before I knew it could cause a problem) But I never did have any problems. But then again, I wasn't using the very powerful fans.

07-21-2002, 10:23 AM
yea i think it depends alot on ur mobo as well...i tihnk an asus is much more likely to cope then say a much cheaper mobo...although this is just speculation:bounce: :bounce2: :bounce: