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Old 18th March, 2003, 12:04 PM
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If you are concerned about running them from the 5V line(it shouldn't actually be a problem). There are two other ways of doing it- You can run a pair of fans in series off the 12 V line- thus each is getting 6Volts, or as someone else mentioned you can connect the fan to a 12volt line but ground the fan on the 5Volt line and run them at 7Volts.
I have tried all these combos and they work without sending the PSU up in flames.
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