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Old 05-04-2007, 08:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have multiple case fans, one had the wrong connector (so i forced it a bit on a similar one and it works fine).... Soooo do I need to check voltage or anything??? Is this safe??

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well it works, so it should be good
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lol, yeah. if it works, leave it!
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yep, thats how stuff gets broken. if it works, leave it alone (personal experience, dont mess, i messed and a wire fell off and hit my video card and fried it)
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So forcing the 2 pin wire onto the 2 pin prong (plastic piece in way, clipped it) is ok to do then.... Is that way you all are saying... It does work fine..
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yea, it should be good, i thought you were talking about bare wires! lol, yea it should be great
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To check voltages being safe, do you just look at the bios voltage numbers?? Example it'll say 12V then next to it there will be a 12v fluctuating number... So does that mean that you want to be as close to the first number as possible?

Hope that made sense haha...

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