motherboard fan headers

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  1. GuOD

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    are the motherboard headers ALL the same or is the CPU header special? I was just wondering about power consumption issues. Can a fan header support 12V or not?

    I wanted to know if I could hook video card fan up to some random mb header with a fanmate 2 that would allow 5-12volts, but i wasn't sure if the header can support it?
     
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    All the fan headers output 12V. They are limited in their power output though.
     
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    Ok so basically if it works on cpu header it will work the same on any other header.

    what do you mean they are limited in their power output? As in if you use more than 1?
     

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