Jump to content

Splicing Fan Wires

Recommended Posts

I want to add a couple more fans to my system (2 92mm on the side, one with a duct to the CPU HS). However, I am running out of connectors on the motherboard (will begin to buy 3 to 4 pin converters). 2 of the 4 MB fan connections support Fan RPM monitoring.


Can I splice the monitoring wires of 2 fans together?


How about splicing the two power wires of two fans together?


Or should I just buy splitters?


(Reason for more fans is can't get computer stable over ~1600; CPU temp running 45-49)

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

I personally would just buy splitters. If you really need rpm montoring you could use splitters on the mobo, but i don't know how much power you'd be sucking up. I'd just buy the connectors for a ps. buy a y splitter cable to split the power and then add the fan splitter cables. That way you can add two fans to each connection withouht losing a place to plug in a device.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

  • 4 weeks later...

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Create New...