Go Back   OC3D Forums > [OC3D] Processors & Platforms > Mainboard & CPU
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 21-06-17, 11:10 PM
Andrew1112 Andrew1112 is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Posts: 1
Motherboard and fans

I purchased a ASRock 970m Pro3 motherboard, setting it up, and need to plug all the fans in. I purchased a Corsair Vengance C70 case. It has to fans on the front, one on the back. Can buy four more fans and put two of them them on the top, and two on the left side of the case.

I can only plug in my CPU fan, and have one slot for PWR_FAN1. Then there is a CHA_FAN1 slot with four prongs rather than 3 like the PWR_FAN1. What is the purpose of the CHA_FAN1? And can I use it for a fan for the front of my case? Thanks in advance.

Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 22-06-17, 06:37 AM
Thelosouvlakia's Avatar
Thelosouvlakia Thelosouvlakia is offline
Classy-Fried-Chicken
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Greece
Posts: 2,339
CHA_FAN is for chassis fan, so yes you can use it for any fan you want.
__________________

--------------------------------------------------------------------

---------------------------------------------------------------------
Theory is when you have the "know how" but nothing works.
Practice is when everything works but no one knows why.
In our lab, theory and practice are combined: Nothing works and no one knows why
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 22-06-17, 08:08 AM
tinytomlogan's Avatar
tinytomlogan tinytomlogan is online now
The Guvnor
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: TTL Towers
Posts: 20,927
Id not use the 3 pin

Id also get yourself a powered PWM fan hub to plug the fans into

Just remember - more fans = more noise
__________________
If you recommend a product LINK THE REVIEW


Get along or run along. Your choice
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
case, cooling, fans, motherboard

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump










All times are GMT. The time now is 09:40 AM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.