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HaloR

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I have taken my laptop cooler apart To put it in a new thing im building along with an old 3-pin cpu fan...Its three pinned when i spliced the usb it has a black and red wire, so i figured it was for positive and negative like in a car....the yellow must be a grounder would it be okay to tape the yellow end off and use it in my case im building...........i also wanna top these two fans to the max how can i do that...I know of fanspeed but i don't know if it will work with usb fans and leave my laptop built in cpufan alone cause its doing the job well, i just building this for another laptop that has a p4
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the yellow must be a grounder would it be okay to tape the yellow end off and use it in my case im building

the yellow wire is actually more likely the speed sensor/speed control. if you want the fan to always be at full blast, just don't hook the yellow wire to anything.
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