i buillt a fan regulator circuit, what to do with 3rd sense wire?

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  1. TekniX

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    do i just bypass the whole circuit, or what?
     
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    I thought one was for power, one for return, and one for sensing the RPM's of the fan? I have no idea though - I could just be smokin crack.
     
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    yeah i'm talking about the rpm wire,
    the computer might try to do something if it detects that the fan is spinning at 1500 vs the 3000 it should be at it might increase the voltage, or something....
     
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    Just run the sensor wire back to the original plug from the mobo.
     
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    Well most MB's allow you to turn off the sensor - in one of my computers the sensor was busted so I just turned it off in the BIOS
     
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    I didn't read your second post, so ignore my first post. :p

    Like was mentioned above, see if the senor can be disabled in BIOS. Also check to see of the motherboard has a program that would allow you to disable it, or change the actions that take place when the RPM's do fluctuate.
     

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