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Old 02-13-2005, 04:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i plugged in the red/black wires into the psu but still have yellow wires with female 3pin connectors to hook up

are they for controllers?
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Old 02-13-2005, 04:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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thats the speed detector on the fan. the yellow wire usually plugs into the mobo. what kind of fan is it. if you can take a picture it would help alot
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Old 02-13-2005, 04:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Effex, what kind of case do you have along with the fans? Another thing, where are you installing those fans in your case?
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Old 02-13-2005, 05:06 PM   #4 (permalink)
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i have the tsunami case with the 3 120m fans

i put all 3 fans on 1 cord from the psu and put the hd and dvd on their own as well
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So you combined the wires foruming a single one. Then connecting it striaght to the source?
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Old 02-13-2005, 10:06 PM   #6 (permalink)
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i hooked the big 4pin red/black wires to one psu line. these were labeled power

i dont know where to plug the small 3pin yellow wires into though
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If you combine those fans togather, your going to end up lossing RPM. I suggest a fan controler. They work alot better.
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alright, ill use the controller that was sent with it. but i still dont know where to plug in the two yellow wires which measure fan speed?
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