computer fans

  tommy900 14:04 25 Mar 05

hi iv just got a new motheboard and pc case the case has 5 fans but the motherboard has 2 fan sockets is ther a way to cnonnect the other 3 without the motherboard

  CHRoNÏÇ DÂWG 14:18 25 Mar 05

you can just buy a adapter that fits onto the power supply connector
i have an adapter that has to 2 normall femail connectors, 1 male connector, & 1 fan connector.
i had a similar problem with oo many fans not enough outlets, got it fom Maplins i think.
or just go into any computer repair shop an ask them to make you one up.

  Jeffers22 14:21 25 Mar 05

5 fans from the mobo may just draw more power than it can handle. Get three molex to fan connectors and run three of them straight from the PSU.

  tommy900 14:22 25 Mar 05

cheers ill have a look

  tommy900 14:27 25 Mar 05

whats the difference between male sockets and female?

  CHRoNÏÇ DÂWG 15:35 25 Mar 05

same as for example a tv arial socket extension. IE one can be shethed/inserted inside its opposite

  CHRoNÏÇ DÂWG 15:40 25 Mar 05

I dont mean to be rude, or doubt your abilities tommy900, but if you dont know the difference between a male & femail conector, should you be messing about with fitting new motherboards etc????

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