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Mobo FAN headers, have I got the gist of it?


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Have I correctly understood the fan headers for the Asus Z270E mobo?
 
CPU_FAN: Main CPU fan (kraken X52 COOLER - corsair air SP120 1st fan on front of case)
CPU_OPT: Second CPU fan (kraken X52 COOLER - corsair air SP120 2nd fan on front of case)
CHA_FAN1: Case fan (Corsair Air AF140 fan on top of case)
CHA_FAN2: Case fan (Corsair Air AF120 fan on back/rear of case)
 
OTHERS:
H_AMP_FAN: N/A (for faster 3amp fans but can connect standard ones)
AIO_PUMP: N/A (cpu fan can be attached but default is full fan speed)
EXT_FAN: N/A (inoperable)
 
These are pics of the mobo i'm buying. Second pic is fan placements
 
Z270E Birds Eye.png
 
Z270E Motherboard FANS.jpg
 
Considering my 4 fans would you place them in the same aforementioned headers for this mobo? Or would you suggest otherwise for cable management too. Thanks in advance for any advice.
 

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The CPU (Central Processing Unit) is the large chip that fits into the LGA1151 socket on your motherboard. It is the "brains" of your computer.

The CPU_FAN connector is for the fan fastened to the top of the CPU's heat sink.
The CPU_OPT is an optional connector for a CPU fan.

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"CHA" would mean CHAsis (the case). So, CHA_FAN1 is for one CHA fan, and CHA_FAN2 is for another CHA fan. It doesn't really matter where the CHA fan is located, it's simply one of the fans mounted to the CHAsis (case) that exhausts hot air from inside the case to outside the case.

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H_AMP_FAN is for a Higher AMP (Ampere) fan. Since Higher AMP fans are usually more powerful, they require more power than normal CHA fans.

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AIO_PUMP is for the radiator fan on a CPU water pump cooler.

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EXT_FAN would be for an EXTra fan.
 

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Also, see this: http://www.tomshardw....html#r19300371


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