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2 fans on CPU header P8Z68-V Pro

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FishD

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I asked this question in the Cooling section, but might be more appropriate here.

Can i expect any issues if I connect 2 x 140mm fans to the single CPU fan header.?

Thanks in advance

Fish
 

JrClocker

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Look at the current draw on the fans. In general, you want to stay below 1 amp total current draw from a motherboard fan header.
 

Mandrake4565

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Look at the current draw on the fans. In general, you want to stay below 1 amp total current draw from a motherboard fan header.

This^^^^^^ if you draw too much power from the header you'll likely blow the header.
 
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FishD

FishD

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Cheers. fans are 0.6a, so no not a good idea.

Looked again at the MB manual, Moved the cooler pump to PWR-1 (pump should not have been on a PWM header!)., , and freed up the CPU-FAN-OPT header for the second fan.

So all good.

Fish