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Anyone used Bequite Basse 500 Computer case

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Bought this case, just wondering how you connected the fan power cables ? did you use an adaptor ? if so which one or did you rethread them to the MB after taking the extension section off. Read More
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3w, 13h agoPosted 3 weeks, 13 hours ago
Bought this case, just wondering how you connected the fan power cables ? did you use an adaptor ? if so which one or did you rethread them to the MB after taking the extension section off.
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3w, 13h agoPosted 3 weeks, 13 hours ago
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kester76
I so misread that image - plug in as kester says a female sata power connector. If your psu does not have one get a molex to sata adapter. Alternative is, as you suggest, disconnect and use motherboard headers - this will make the switch at the front for fan speed redundant.

@kester Think he already has the controller

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Not got this case but it should be a generic molex/fan connection where power comes from the PSU but fan speed is linked to sys fan header on mobo. Do you have a fan controller ?
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kester76
Not got this case but it should be a generic molex/fan connection where power comes from the PSU but fan speed is linked to sys fan header on mobo. Do you have a fan controller ?

On the front of the case is a 3 speed fan switch all the leads go to that switch. The other end leads have a S-ATA connector and 2 x 3 pin fan sockets. None of which I have power outlets for as they are. The case has two fans and following the lead they have extensions, I'm thinking if I take the tensions off they'll just fit on the sockets on the MB.

The case is the only thing new as I'm knocking together a web server to play with.
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PulisOut
kester76
Not got this case but it should be a generic molex/fan connection where power comes from the PSU but fan speed is linked to sys fan header on mobo. Do you have a fan controller ?

On the front of the case is a 3 speed fan switch all the leads go to that switch. The other end leads have a S-ATA connector and 2 x 3 pin fan sockets. None of which I have power outlets for as they are. The case has two fans and following the lead they have extensions, I'm thinking if I take the tensions off they'll just fit on the sockets on the MB.

The case is the only thing new as I'm knocking together a web server to play with.


I assume the sata is a power connector and the fans are powered through the fan controller. Depending on fan size you might get away with running straight from the mobo headers but I would check the current requirements to see if your mobo has enough juice to power the fans.
I use 200mm fans myself which I just run at full speed.
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kester76
PulisOut
kester76
Not got this case but it should be a generic molex/fan connection where power comes from the PSU but fan speed is linked to sys fan header on mobo. Do you have a fan controller ?
On the front of the case is a 3 speed fan switch all the leads go to that switch. The other end leads have a S-ATA connector and 2 x 3 pin fan sockets. None of which I have power outlets for as they are. The case has two fans and following the lead they have extensions, I'm thinking if I take the tensions off they'll just fit on the sockets on the MB.
The case is the only thing new as I'm knocking together a web server to play with.
I assume the sata is a power connector and the fans are powered through the fan controller. Depending on fan size you might get away with running straight from the mobo headers but I would check the current requirements to see if your mobo has enough juice to power the fans.
I use 200mm fans myself which I just run at full speed.

Should be no problem with power 750w PSU - I just didn't want to fudge anything so really would like to know from anyone who uses the case.
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Mmm... think I've discovered the is one fan plug which is spare and just one power plug which is s-ata but still can't seem to find a way to connect this to any power outlet either on the MB or the PSU. Here is an image I think is the connection I have https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/G/01/aplusautomation/vendorimages/40b46d3f-d8ea-45f9-b441-c8826ada8dc3.jpg._CB303393996_.jpg
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kester76
I so misread that image - plug in as kester says a female sata power connector. If your psu does not have one get a molex to sata adapter. Alternative is, as you suggest, disconnect and use motherboard headers - this will make the switch at the front for fan speed redundant.

@kester Think he already has the controller
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Yes, it's a problem I didn't envisage to be honest. I have another PSU and just checked that and it has a sata connection. Just means I wasted my money on this new PSU and I'm might not be able to utilise all the HDs I have. Swings & things :-)
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PulisOut
Yes, it's a problem I didn't envisage to be honest. I have another PSU and just checked that and it has a sata connection. Just means I wasted my money on this new PSU and I'm might not be able to utilise all the HDs I have. Swings & things :-)
You can grab one of these https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01M7ZYDUF/ref=sr_1_12?ie=UTF8&qid=1491642546&sr=8-12&keywords=molex+to+sata

Make sure the SATA end doesn't have moulded cables as these sometimes short due to a design flaw during manufacturer. There are cheaper ones but they could catch fire.

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=melted+sata&client=firefox-b&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjxkdugwpTTAhWsDsAKHZNhCC0Q_AUICSgC&biw=1920&bih=971
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kester76
PulisOut
Yes, it's a problem I didn't envisage to be honest. I have another PSU and just checked that and it has a sata connection. Just means I wasted my money on this new PSU and I'm might not be able to utilise all the HDs I have. Swings & things :-)
You can grab one of these https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01M7ZYDUF/ref=sr_1_12?ie=UTF8&qid=1491642546&sr=8-12&keywords=molex+to+sata
Make sure the SATA end doesn't have moulded cables as these sometimes short due to a design flaw during manufacturer. There are cheaper ones but they could catch fire.https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=melted+sata&client=firefox-b&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjxkdugwpTTAhWsDsAKHZNhCC0Q_AUICSgC&biw=1920&bih=971

Wouldn't fit my power cable.
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PulisOut
kester76
PulisOut
Yes, it's a problem I didn't envisage to be honest. I have another PSU and just checked that and it has a sata connection. Just means I wasted my money on this new PSU and I'm might not be able to utilise all the HDs I have. Swings & things :-)
You can grab one of these https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01M7ZYDUF/ref=sr_1_12?ie=UTF8&qid=1491642546&sr=8-12&keywords=molex+to+sata
Make sure the SATA end doesn't have moulded cables as these sometimes short due to a design flaw during manufacturer. There are cheaper ones but they could catch fire.https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=melted+sata&client=firefox-b&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjxkdugwpTTAhWsDsAKHZNhCC0Q_AUICSgC&biw=1920&bih=971
Wouldn't fit my power cable.
Should do, you should have a mixture of SATA and Molex connections, even the latest top tier PSUs still support Molex. Where did you get this PSU from ?
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kester76
PulisOut
kester76
PulisOut
Yes, it's a problem I didn't envisage to be honest. I have another PSU and just checked that and it has a sata connection. Just means I wasted my money on this new PSU and I'm might not be able to utilise all the HDs I have. Swings & things :-)
You can grab one of these https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01M7ZYDUF/ref=sr_1_12?ie=UTF8&qid=1491642546&sr=8-12&keywords=molex+to+sata
Make sure the SATA end doesn't have moulded cables as these sometimes short due to a design flaw during manufacturer. There are cheaper ones but they could catch fire.https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=melted+sata&client=firefox-b&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjxkdugwpTTAhWsDsAKHZNhCC0Q_AUICSgC&biw=1920&bih=971
Wouldn't fit my power cable.
Should do, you should have a mixture of SATA and Molex connections, even the latest top tier PSUs still support Molex. Where did you get this PSU from ?

It's fine now, I've used the older PSU that game with the MB think it's call an Hippo and added an extra fan so all 3 working on front switch. Must say if anyone is looking for one this case is excellent, I was lucky enough to get it for £45 :-)

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