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I was looking at a NZXT Sentry 2. Seen some great reviews and some nightmares. Simple, affordable, auto settings, controls 5 fans with temp sensors, the lights can be shut off.....

There are many options I have come across but I am a newb and dont like learning the hard way!!!
Is it appropriate to hook your CPU fan into it as well?
Please your opinions and insight.....
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Pick up this Sunbeam controller and all will be right in the world.
    
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NZXT Sentry 2 is a good controller, limited on what you can control as it only allows you to turn your fans down to %40 min, personally get a Lamptron FC-2 v2

I have both, and have horror stories for both, the FC-2 wouldn't control my Coolermaster R4 fans without a clicking sound from the fans, same with my S-Flex's, got a hold of Lamptron and they sent me out a FC-2 v2 and everything is perfect

Now the NZXT Sentry 2 was a great "Temp" controller, and looked cool, plus I could turn the lights off (One of the things I miss) but again, it's limited. I also had the same problem with my R4's on the NZXT.

Personally, get the FC-2 v2 you won't be disappointed.
     
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the sunbeam is a nice option. simple, yet effective. But no temp sensors.......
Is the one MB sensor really adequate enough to adjust all your case fans?
Any other considerations or ideas??....
Edited by brewermoe - 5/15/11 at 8:27am
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