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4 to 3 pin connector

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by Nemesis881, Aug 8, 2007.

  1. Nemesis881 New Member

    Jun 22, 2006
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    So I just received my new cpu cooler from a worthy source and it has a 4 pin female connector. But my mobo only has a 3pin male. It should still work as long as I have the main three on there right? (pbmaster said it should work but I'm just making sure)
  2. lemonadesoda


    Aug 30, 2006
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    Yes, the fourth pin is the mb speed controller. If you plug the 4 socket into the 3 header, you will just get fixed speed on the fan. All other pins are identical, so no worries.

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