cpu cooling

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    Fractal Define R6 - Fan Control

    Hello, I have been working on my build, which slowly but surely is getting there. I'm using the Fractal Define R6 case; which comes with 3 x 3-pin fans. I'm also using a Noctua NH-U9DX i4 processor cooler - which comes with 2 x 4pin Noctua fans. Based on what I have read, it looks like 3 pin...
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    Passive Cooling; Am I asking for trouble?

    Finally got all my parts together and my latest build up, which is a huge step forward compared to my last build. I bought a used X9SCL-F and Xeon E3-1230 V2. The board came with a passive cooler, no fan. For now I have an extra CPU fan zip tied to the passive cooler, just to be safe but it is...