Personal computing discussed

Moderators: SpotTheCat, Nemesis

 
Blackink
Gerbil
Topic Author
Posts: 15
Joined: Sat Mar 29, 2014 12:20 pm

Question about stock fans on a HAF 912 case....

Sun Apr 06, 2014 11:12 am

I was wondering if the stock fans on the HAF 912 case run at variable speeds with a motherboard that supports fan speed adjustments?

The mobo I'm looking at is the Asus Maximus VI Hero Z87 and it has settings to adjust fan speeds on all the fans but I can't seem to find any info on if those stock fans on the HAF case will work this way or will I need to replace them with variable speed fans.

Thanks for the help.....
 
JustAnEngineer
Gold subscriber
Gerbil God
Posts: 16841
Joined: Sat Jan 26, 2002 7:00 pm
Location: The Heart of Dixie

Re: Question about stock fans on a HAF 912 case....

Sun Apr 06, 2014 11:38 am

Customer reviews state that the fans are 3-pin (voltage controlled) with adapters to power them from molex IDE hard-drive power connectors. Just pull off the adapters and plug the fan's 3-pin connector into your motherboard's fan controller. If you want the two front 120mm fans to run together, you can use a simple TX3 splitter.
6":
http://www.amazon.com/StarTech-com-TX3- ... 000E9ZQBU/
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6812200855
12":
http://www.amazon.com/StarTech-Power-Sp ... 002DY7M1G/
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6812200455

If you do replace the original fans, go with PWM (pulse width modulation) control, which can allow the fans to spin more slowly without stalling.
i7-6700K, NT06-Pro, GA-Z170N-Gaming5, 32 GiB, 980Ti, SM951, 5TB HDD, Blu-ray, FTZ01, SX600-G, 3007WFP+2001FP, RK-9000BR, MX518
 
vargis14
Gerbil Jedi
Posts: 1881
Joined: Fri Aug 20, 2010 6:03 pm
Location: philly suburbs

Re: Question about stock fans on a HAF 912 case....

Sun Apr 06, 2014 12:09 pm

Try them at full voltage 1st. My stock HAF 922 fans were whisper quiet!
2600k@4848mhz @1.4v CM Nepton40XL 16gb Ram 2x EVGA GTX770 4gb Classified cards in SLI@1280mhz Stock boost on a GAP67-UD4-B3, SBlaster Z powered by TX-850 PSU pushing a 34" LG 21/9 3440-1440 IPS panel. Pieced together 2.1 sound system
 
JustAnEngineer
Gold subscriber
Gerbil God
Posts: 16841
Joined: Sat Jan 26, 2002 7:00 pm
Location: The Heart of Dixie

Re: Question about stock fans on a HAF 912 case....

Sun Apr 06, 2014 12:12 pm

The spec sheet says 17 dB at 1200 rpm. That is very quiet.
i7-6700K, NT06-Pro, GA-Z170N-Gaming5, 32 GiB, 980Ti, SM951, 5TB HDD, Blu-ray, FTZ01, SX600-G, 3007WFP+2001FP, RK-9000BR, MX518
 
Blackink
Gerbil
Topic Author
Posts: 15
Joined: Sat Mar 29, 2014 12:20 pm

Re: Question about stock fans on a HAF 912 case....

Sun Apr 06, 2014 12:13 pm

Thanks for the reply JustAnEngineer....

And the usual from these forums....fast and courteous service!

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests