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It's becoming a pain to manage all of my fans so I'm ready to take the step to buy a fan controller. I apologize if this is a common topic, I did some searches but they came out with nothing, surprisingly.

I'm looking for a controller that can control around 10 or 12 fans. If this isn't possible then I suppose i can get a controller that controls 6 fans and wire more than one fan to a particular channel (if this is possible).

I'm not really looking for something super flashy (massive LCD screen and crap). More importantly I need something that is reliable and something that wont crap out on me in two days.

A lot of the NZXT fan controllers have problems so I really don't want to make a purchase with them.

If you know of any fan controllers that are really great overall please throw out any suggestions, thank you in advance.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811999171

or

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11...y_-_Black.html

I'd probably go with the Aerocool.
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Sunbeam RHK-S Rheobus 20W Fan Controller (Silver)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...iption=sunbeam

EDIT: sorry here is the one I would go for, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-017-_-Product 30w per channel.


Acutually this is the one I would go for:
Lamptron 5.25" 6-channel fan controller, 45w/channel http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-018-_-Product
Edited by munaim1 - 5/31/11 at 8:28am
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post #4 of 7
I'd recommend the Sunbeam Rheosmart 6/30w fan controller and get a few Y-Splitters with it. I don't know what all fans you have, but unless they're power hogs like delta's or something, running 2 fans per channel should be a breeze.
post #5 of 7
Lamptron FC-8

Using it on my HAX. It's wonderful.
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Awesome, thanks for the recommendations guys.

The Lamptron FC-8 looks great but the price is far to steep for me, right now I'm very interested in the Sunbeam and the ZALMAN MFC1.

I'll continue my search but thank you for the suggestions everyone, also just so I don't make a new thread I'm trying to apply a new mounting method to me radiator but am having trouble finding a particular component.



You guys see that black sleeve (there are two of them, in the middle). I'm not sure if it is a black sleeve, when I do a search for black metal sleeves I can't find anything but I would really like to get that black sleeve over my screw, does anyone know what the technical term is for this particular component? I really appreciate it!
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I think I got my FC-8 for $65ish.
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