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    Quote Originally Posted by Platinus View Post
    Bah, can't figure out where to put the phantom front connectors and such. The manual doesn't really cover that..
    Bottom right of the motherboard.

    There's a small, white thing that comes with your mobo. It has names corresponding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Platinus View Post
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    But there are some pins that don't have a similar name on the motherboard if you know what I mean. Well, I'm going to bed now, I'll have to work on it more tomorrow.
    Probably your start/reset/hdd led pins. It's hard to know what you're talking about without pics, sorry : /

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    Quote Originally Posted by Platinus View Post
    But there are some pins that don't have a similar name on the motherboard if you know what I mean. Well, I'm going to bed now, I'll have to work on it more tomorrow.
    Like I posted earlier, check the following image:



    Bottom right of the board. Your cables are probably color coded (the wires). Just align them up and you should be set. If they aren't color coded, then it will have +/- signs and some type of label (like HDD LED).

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    Most motherboards I know come with these:



    The white one (or whatever color yours is) should make it fairly easy to identify where power/reset/hdd/etc goes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    Most motherboards I know come with these:



    The white one (or whatever color yours is) should make it fairly easy to identify where power/reset/hdd/etc goes.
    I went full retard with these and couldn't find where they plug in because I hadn't spotted that I need to remove a little plastic cap that covered the slots.

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    Okay, I'm awake now. I think I've got most of the Fpanel cables done, but where do I plug in the case fan cables?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Platinus View Post
    Okay, I'm awake now. I think I've got most of the Fpanel cables done, but where do I plug in the case fan cables?
    Those are connectors coming from the fan controller and not the fans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marest View Post
    Those are connectors coming from the fan controller and not the fans.
    Do I need to like plug em into the fans?

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    ^Case fans get hooked up to those things you're holding in the picture... your case fans should not be plugged into your board, nor should the fan panel.

    This is what I'm gathering from your question...

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    Oh, NZXT have already plugged in the fans that are included, that's if you add more.

    What about this? What is it?



    EDIT: Think I'm done. Tried test boothing it and it works! Now I just need to install windows!
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    That is a molex. All of this information should be found in your power supply/motherboard manuals, by the way.

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    Edit from my last post: Think I'm done. Tried test boothing it and it works! Now I just need to install windows!

    The case fans are not spinning tho. Think I did something wrong.

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    Did you give the fan panel power? ;p Gotta make sure it is powered, I believe mine is powered with a measly molex. lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Did you give the fan panel power? ;p Gotta make sure it is powered, I believe mine is powered with a measly molex. lol
    MAybe that's what the molex is for, now where do you plug in molexes?

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    It likely is, take a good look at the power chords you have on your power supply. ;p

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    It likely is, take a good look at the power chords you have on your power supply. ;p
    FUCK! I think I bent one of the molex pins to the side.. and now it doesn't fit..

    Actually, I'm not even sure I bent it.
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    I'd watch the language. ;p It's CoC problematic. :P

    Those often look like they're "bent" when really they aren't. Try.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Platinus View Post
    FUCK! I think I bent one of the molex pins to the side.. and now it doesn't fit..

    Actually, I'm not even sure I bent it.
    The pins in those connectors are often loose and wriggle about a bit, as long as they still make a good connection they will work just fine.
    There are occasions typical of fans, that the molex connector is a pass through and the pin actually comes out the other side. Just plug something in the other end of it, plug in the intended power or whatever and so long as you don't wriggle the wire about too much after that it'll be fine (I currently have 2 fans like this) While I did ring up and get replacements, I simply added the new fans to my system, rather than replace the fans that were in question.
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    Okay. good

    I'm gonna take a short break, eat break(fast) and watch how I met your mother.

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