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Old December 15, 2009, 03:06 PM
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Default HELP Fan connections with CM932 case?

I have the CM 932 case with four fans, 230mm on top, 140mm in rear, 230mm on left side and 230mm in front. I installed the Asus P6T motherboard that has 2 Chas fan connections and 1pwr fan connection. Which fan should I connect to what and which fan should I use on the pwr fan connection?
This will leave one extra fan, does this connect directly to a Molex connector on the pwr supply?
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Old December 15, 2009, 06:39 PM
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Aside from connecting one of the 230s to the PSU (I believe they're quieter and it will run at max speed) it really doesn't matter. They all work exactly the same; the only difference is what they'll be called in the BIOS.
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Old December 15, 2009, 07:04 PM
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The only thing that I can see in the p6t manual,is that they call two of the 3 pin connectors "CHA_fan" and the other 3 pin "PWR_fan".
Am I correct in saying that the "CHA_FAN" are controlled and the "PWR_FAN" is not and if that is correct,is it best to connect the PWR_FAN directly to the power supply with the Molex adapter and connect the other three fans straight to the board?
Also which fans would be best controlled and which one to run continuous?
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Old December 15, 2009, 09:49 PM
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My understanding is that a "PWR" fan connector is exactly the same as the "CHA" connector. They both show readouts in the motherboard and (I believe) have configurable speeds.

As for which one to run at max, which would be the one plugged into the PSU, it should be a 230, since I believe they make less noise. I'd recommend the one on the side, only because it running at max should show the most improvement in temps, especially for the video card.
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