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Strix GTX 1080 ti 4 pin Fan headers with 3 pin fan plug.

I purchased the Asus Strix GTX 1080ti OC gpu seen here:
https://www.asus.com/us/ROG-Republic-Of-Gamers/ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING/

The gpu has 2 4-Pin fan headers for connecting chassis fans as can be seen in this photo:
http://imgur.com/2XZ9bjX

I have one case fan which I wish to power via the gpu, its a bottom intake that blows almost directly into the card however the fan plug is a 3 Pin. I read online that it will still work on a 4 pin header, it just won't have the variable speed or PWM from the 4th pin, instead the fan will just run at max rpm all the time which is fine with me. My question is, from the angle viewed in the picture above of the 4-pin headers, would I plug the fan into the left 3 or the right 3 pins for example XXXO or OXXX
Thanks in advance if you can help!

Side note, this info isn't available in any of the included info for the gpu nor is it in any of the info available via the product/support pages for the gpu. Just letting you know so someone doesn't waste time in an attempt to be helpful by download the manual to find the answer... already tried, also tried Asus live chat support however apparently they just "End of Discussion." and bang on you the second their hours are up so whoever was looking into it I guess was done and ready to clock out lol
Reply to R3WiND S3LeK7aH
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    It looks to be 0XXX.

    If I am seeing it right, you have the keyed section on the right that should only allow the fan to fit in the correct location.

    EDIT - Adding image
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  2. 3 right pins

    on the back off the fan connector are 2 grooves that line up with the ones on the gpu fan connector making it go to the correct pins

    edit--typed at same time as nukemaster but we both agree on which pins
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  3. nukemaster said:
    It looks to be 0XXX.

    If I am seeing it right, you have the keyed section on the right that should only allow the fan to fit in the correct location.

    EDIT - Adding image


    Awesome thanks for the lightning fast response! I just wanted to be sure before I risked reversing something on such an expensive piece of hardware :)
    Reply to R3WiND S3LeK7aH
  4. Hello.

    Sorry to bump this one.

    I'm also have the 1080ti and am trying to buy a cable that has 2 female fan connectors to plug to the card at one end, and another to plug into my motherboards chassis fan connector on the board. I can't find one at all. Some help would be great. Thanks
    Reply to tebbsie
  5. tebbsie said:
    Hello.

    Sorry to bump this one.

    I'm also have the 1080ti and am trying to buy a cable that has 2 female fan connectors to plug to the card at one end, and another to plug into my motherboards chassis fan connector on the board. I can't find one at all. Some help would be great. Thanks



    that wouldn't make any sense. the headers on the asus card are meant to connect to fans, just like the fan headers on the motherboard. they are not meant for powering the video card's fans from the motherboard's headers.
    Reply to vivanshah
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