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Old December 10, 2008, 09:58 PM
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I want to get a bunch of fans, I've been looking at the Gelid silent ones but their 4 pin. My adapters look like the attached picture. Can i cut the side off and connect the gelids?
Second picture is clsoer to what i have but 3 pins and they are enclosed in by plastic.
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He's referring to these bad boys by the way.
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Old December 10, 2008, 10:16 PM
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Well if yours are like this then you dont have to, the adpter is covered but it has the exact same conections like the one in your picture. Only it is covred to provied a beter conection......if it ant order some of these a lot less fussing around making up your owne

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Old December 10, 2008, 10:19 PM
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my looks just like that but the fan is a 4 pin fan...
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Old December 10, 2008, 10:46 PM
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If I understand your question correctly, I guess that you could cut off the 3 pin connector, strip off some rubber off the wire and connect them directly in the fan in question. Then add a little tape and you would be good imo.
With the number of redneck setup I had with that kind of mod, if you are just a bit handy it will work.
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no, want to cut the plastic that surrounds the 3 pin fan connector, so i can plug the 4 pin fan in.

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Old December 10, 2008, 10:51 PM
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Man... you just failed at making sense.
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Old December 11, 2008, 02:18 AM
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how owuld i splice 6 fans to work int a 4 fan, fan controller.
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no, want to cut the plastic that surrounds the 3 pin fan connector, so i can plug the 4 pin fan in.
Yes, the three and four pin plugs are similar, aside from the extra pin. So if you cut the shielding off, it should work fine. Just make sure you use the correct three pins on the four-pin plug.
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Old December 11, 2008, 03:29 AM
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alright awesome.. I get to do that to like 4 fans ahahaha. thank you, if any one with an xigmatek hsf would it be worth to toss the stock fan for a gelid?

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