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CPU fan that cam togther with my CPU has 3 pin conector, but the motherboard has 4 pin Conector. That dosent sems to work ut

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The extra pin on the motherboard is for a speed sensor connection which your fan does not have. The plug on the fan cable has two plastic tabs which fit over a tab on the motherboard connector. Just line the tabs up and the plug will fit properly. The fourth pin on the motherboard just won't be used with your fan.

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