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My computer is hella loud, always been. I got kinda used to it and learned to sleep with the computer on (it's in my room).

But I was just building a mid-range PC for a friend and it is hella quiet, can barely hear that it's on and that kinda made me wish mine was so quiet.

Anybody recommend a really good fan controller? The 2 88CFM yates are the loudest fans in my computer. The video cards are not that bad.

Thanks.
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I just bought the Sunbeam Rheosmart 6....matter of fact it's supposed to be delivered later today. Plus you can hook it into the comp and run the fans off of PWM if you want.
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I just bought the Sunbeam Rheosmart 6....matter of fact it's supposed to be delivered later today. Plus you can hook it into the comp and run the fans off of PWM if you want.
A great controller but don't expect a silent pc using the pwm feature. Using a mix of pwm (for some big ole' 200mms) and manual voltage control, I got the case fans to be whisper quiet but realized that my psu sounds like a wind tunnel and might be broken. But yes, rheosmart is a great choice (also because the leds on it aren't too bright).


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A great controller but don't expect a silent pc using the pwm feature. Using a mix of pwm (for some big ole' 200mms) and manual voltage control, I got the case fans to be whisper quiet but realized that my psu sounds like a wind tunnel and might be broken. But yes, rheosmart is a great choice (also because the leds on it aren't too bright).


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Not to mention 30 watts a channel. That's really gonna help if I get a Rasa, I can just string all 3 fans on the same knob.
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I've never used a fan controller but I heard that they often explode and can sometimes short out your whole system.
True?
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only if you overload it with way too much fans? never heard of that issue tho
   
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