3-Pin Connection?

  kavsmate 16:51 07 Mar 2009
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If this is in the wrong place, feel free to move it to where it needs to be.

I'm having a problem getting a cooling fan for my Dell desktop.

I can find a fan that will fit, but the connection for the fan I currently have in the PC (which sounds like a drain at the minute) is an odd, flat 3 pin connector, which doesn't look like a standard 3 pin connector, with an unlocking tab at the top (similar to ethernet or phone connections on smaller). I can't find anywhere that has this kind of connector on a cooling fan and I don't know what to call it when searching the net.

Can anyone tell me what the connector is (from my bad description)?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:02 07 Mar 2009

Case fan?

then just get one that powers from the PSU with a molex connector.

  woodchip 22:17 07 Mar 2009

A fan will work with just two wires a + and - connection , number three wire most likely for speed regulation, or to tell you what speed its running at

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