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Old 12-14-2005, 09:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Adding more fans. Is there such thing as a splitter?

My motherboard only has a certain amount of those 3 pin white connectors to power these fans. Right now I have 4 fans in there, but as I cleaned out the local landfill today (my room) I came across 3 more. I was just thinking, how would I attach more fans if I had no more "ports" to power them? Is there such thing as like, a splitter? Meaning, it plugs into 1 of the ports on the motherboard (the 3 pin white connectors) and has 2 outputs for those fans?
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Old 12-14-2005, 09:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Why do you want more fans? All they do is make more noise.
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Why do you want more fans? All they do is make more noise.
That's besides the point... And I'm not adding anymore fans, but when I came across the previous fans I had, I figured... "What if..."

My pc already runs "cooler than normal," probably cause I live in my parents basement.
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I searched newegg for something along those lines, couldn't find anything for fans though
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I searched newegg for something along those lines, couldn't find anything for fans though
I just wasn't sure what your options were if you were to run out of ports. I mean, maybe there's a PCI card that carries these? Then again using a PCI card for something like this is almost not worth it...
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Old 12-14-2005, 04:44 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I thought better air flow would exhaust the heat more making things cooler. Are you sure more fans wouldn't cool things down

Anyway here is what your looking for http://www.cyberguys.com/templates/s...sp?T1=148+0025]
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