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08 Aug 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 
Fan computer question?

Hi guys i have a gaming pc and there is a white fan in my back of my pc when i play games or run my pc it dosnt spin here is the picture of the fan is it suppose to be like that? or it should be spin and i never had any problems with it just wondering if it should spin or not


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08 Aug 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Pro x64 (both laptops)
 
 

Any fan in the computer should always spin, otherwise it is pointless. I would open the case to see if it is even connected to the board. If it is, it probably needs replaced.
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08 Aug 2013   #3

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Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Hi Amir,

If that is the rear case chassis fan (and not the PSU fan, usually gaming towers PSU is located at bottom?),
then you should be able to connect it to the 4 or 3 pin connector on the motherboard.
(Please refer to your Asus motherboard layout for location of these connectors.)


Your motherboard has: 2 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin, 1 x 3 -pin)

http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/P8Z68VGEN3/#overview

It is better that your case airflow is correct, so the fan is best operational in order
to achieve this as this fan usually expels warm air from inside your case.

cheers

Dave
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08 Aug 2013   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Northernsoul55 View Post
Hi Amir,

If that is the rear case chassis fan (and not the PSU fan, usually gaming towers PSU is located at bottom?),
then you should be able to connect it to the 4 or 3 pin connector on the motherboard.
(Please refer to your Asus motherboard layout for location of these connectors.)


Your motherboard has: 2 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin, 1 x 3 -pin)

http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/P8Z68VGEN3/#overview

It is better that your case airflow is correct, so the fan is best operational in order
to achieve this as this fan usually expels warm air from inside your case.

cheers

Dave
my pus is olocated at bottom i looked into the computer i didnt saw any wires it was plugged in with screwers
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08 Aug 2013   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

here is the picture inside my case
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08 Aug 2013   #6

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Okay the chassis fan connector is located at the Top left(as you look into the case)

I have marked the location in red on the diagram:

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08 Aug 2013   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Pro x64 (both laptops)
 
 

My guess is that it is the rear exhaust unplugged. Is it possible to take another picture? As that one is somewhat blurry.
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08 Aug 2013   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Northernsoul55 View Post
Okay the chassis fan connector is located at the Top left(as you look into the case)

I have marked the location in red on the diagram:

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im not sure what is chassis fan is sorry
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08 Aug 2013   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ben946210 View Post
My guess is that it is the rear exhaust unplugged. Is it possible to take another picture? As that one is somewhat blurry.
i will take a picture tomorrow sorry in here is pretty late
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08 Aug 2013   #10

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Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Chassis fan is the white rear fan you show in your picture
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