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I bought 2 20 decibal xigmatek fans (high airflow and static pressure) to put on my 240 rad because i wanted some quieter fans, only problem is they are running at 1800rpm so are pretty loud at the moment. i wanted to drop them to about 1000 rpm but i dont know how to, so was hoping someone here wouldnt mind giving me some tips on how to do it either using the uefi bios or speed fan. thanks in advance
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by the way they are 3 pin fans attached to cpu fan using a y splitter
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easiest way is to just get a fan controller....I'd recommend one anyway.
    
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i have one . this may sound stupid but i only have one port left on it and weren't sure if it was ok to put 2 fans using the splitter in the one port
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oh yeah, throw a y splitter on there. but running a parallel loop like that you accomplish the some voltage but with a different amperage
    
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using the nzxt sentry lx
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thanks for the help. also im planning on getting a 360 rad would it also be ok to put 3 fans on fan controller port
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The main issue with splitting, is the more fans you have the higher the voltage. Assuming they don't pull a lot I'd say yes. The best thing to group together your low pull fans (the babies if you will) because the amperage bumps will be minimal. I'm personally prefer bigger fans on my rad, so I'd group together some other fans.

However three should be fine, I'd personally go with a couple of groupings of 2.
    
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