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Old June 18, 2010, 07:49 AM
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This is my first buiild and I would like to add more fans.

What do I need to connect all these fans together and then to the power supply?
How many fans can I connect together (is there a limit)?

Thank you for your time
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Old June 18, 2010, 08:17 AM
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Just get some 3pin to molex adapters (you fans should come with one). And plug the molex end into the PSU.
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Old June 18, 2010, 08:36 AM
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I don't think I've ever run into a limit on connecting multiple fans together (Daisy Chaining).

So basically add what fans you need to, like jcmaz said and plug as many in as you need.


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Old June 18, 2010, 10:48 AM
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Fans typically use at or below 0.5A of current each. A typical molex connector can handle up to about 15A of current safely. Unless you plan on chaining together more than 30 fans or so, you should be good.
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