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The Abit KT7A has 3 fan headers. Could I use two of them to power 2x "YSTech 92mm 3 pin Fan 47CFM" fans?
Could I use the third to power a "Taisol CGK742092"?
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wild_andy_c

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....You are better off using 3-5pin adapters and powering from the 5-pin molexes, thus freeing up mainboard power for the mainboard
 

klosters64a

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No. Three pin fan risers should be limited to 2 Watts. Yes, that's two Watts. One YSTech "27" cfm 60mm(2.16W) might be OK, on one of the fan risers. Just buy the Molex to 3-pin converters.
 

dimmreaper

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wild_andy_c (Mar 06, 2001 01:45 p.m.):
....You are better off using 3-5pin adapters and powering from the 5-pin molexes, thus freeing up mainboard power for the mainboard
Thats funny, my molexes only have 4 pins, now I feel like I was ripped off :(

Does everyone have 5 pins in there molex connectors? :D

[1]It's OK Andy, I can't count *sometimes* either![/1]
 

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KT7 headers are rated for .5A each, but I would just use one of them for the HSF to track RPM and use the inferior 4-pin :) molex connectors for the case fans.

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I've gone with 2x Sunon 4 pin 80mm 35CFM instead.
When i get enough money i'm gonna get 2 sunon 120mm 108CFM 4 pin fans.
My legs will be cold!
 

Nagorak

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I have found that large fans (92/120mm) blow less forcefully when connected to the fan headers (probably cause they cannot supply enough current). So it might be best to go the adapter route.