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Thermostat question... I've got the Adaptec Smart Cooling Fan. I've got the power cable connected to the motherboard. However, I don't know where to hook up the thermostat cable. I have an ASUS A8N5X motherboard. Thanks! -taulce1

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Hi place it far from the motherboard soo it wont start or opreate all the time (warm place) although there isnt any problem that it will work all the time soo it dosent really matter.... good luck

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