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Old 10-07-2009, 05:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i got 4 case fans with the molex connectors and i want to connect all the fan wires and connect all 4 to one molex and connect that molex to my psu. will this cause damage or slow my fans down rather than connecting them to 4 different molex connectors or no.

hard to explain but ill cut of the molex and leave one and bridge the other 3 wires and solder them to the single molex connector

im asking this because i want a contant 12 volts goign to each so they spin at max speeds
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No problem. I have 3 fans on one rail (molex) They don't use much.
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Yha i got 2 120s and a 200 together... but again, its psu dependant.
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I've got 22 different fan in my PC

It's the amp's or the wattage that you should worry about. Different fans of the same size usually have different power requirements. 120mm fans like a Delta can consume 15+ watts while a 90-100 cfm fan can consume 6-10 watts and super silent/slow speed fans can consume as little as1-2 watts. Can you give us a link to the fans and one to your power supply?
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I've got 22 different fan in my PC

It's the amp's or the wattage that you should worry about. Different fans of the same size usually have different power requirements. 120mm fans like a Delta can consume 15+ amps while a 90-100 cfm fan can consume 6-10 amps and super silent/slow speed fans can consume as little as1-2 amps. Can you give us a link to the fans and one to your power supply?
15 amps would be 180w at 12v. That's impossible.
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15 amps would be 180w at 12v. That's impossible.
I was looking at watt ratings and thinking amps
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heres my fans
Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER R4-L2R-20CR-GP 120mm Red LED Case Fan - Case Fans
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Newegg.com - OCZ ModXStream Pro OCZ700MXSP 700W ATX12V V2.2 / EPS12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply compatible with core i7 - Power Supplies
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Oh yha youre fine.
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