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I bought a HAF X and going to buy a Silver Arrow
I want to buy a good fan controller and good long lasting fans to add to the case and heatsink. Maybe even replace

Fan Controller:
-controls 13+ fans
-controls rpm/speed/cfm (not an on/off switch)
-prefer to have temperature and rpm reading

Fans:
HAF X:
-200mm to add or replace top fan (operating horizontal)
-230mm to replace front fan (operating vertical)
-200mm to replace side fan (operating vertical)
-120 or 140mm to replace rear fan (operating vertical)
-120 or 140mm to add in drive bays (operating vertical)
-120mm to add on vga shroud (operating vertical)
-80mm to add on vga bracket (operating vertical)

Silver Arrow:
-120 or 140mm to add 3rd fan and/or replace stock fans (operating vertical)
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post #2 of 13
for the fan controller i think you should look into lamptron's fan controllers....so yeah it only has like 4-8 channels but do look into how many watts will each channel give you...
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sunbeam rheobus extreme.
    
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sunbeam rheobus extreme.
This! 6 controls 30W each. I have had great luck with the Sunon fans. I use 38mm on all my rads and they have been working for years on different rigs. Loud when ramped up, but have a nice sweet spot for me where the flow and noise level hit a happy medium.
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For that many fans I recommend the new lamptron fc9 (90w a channel.)Unfortunately, it doesn't have a temperature reading. If you really need one look into the lamptron fc5 v2 (30w a channel).
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i have the Scythe KQ02-BK Kaze Q12 has 12 1amp channels im using 12 yate loons and 1 fm121 on it and it works fine even with them turned up. No temp reading tho when i was looking all the ones handle alot of fans never had a temp reading.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/13...k_KQ02-BK.html

http://www.coolerguys.com/kq12.html?...hannelid=FROOG

http://www.heatsinkfactory.com/scythe-kaze-q12-bk.html
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post #7 of 13
Quote:
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For that many fans I recommend the new lamptron fc9 (90w a channel.)Unfortunately, it doesn't have a temperature reading. If you really need one look into the lamptron fc5 v2 (30w a channel).
You are misinformed. 50 watts per channel

OP: For controlling the fans, look at the Lamptron FC5 v2. As for the fans, I recommend using what you have first, a quick check then figure out if additional cooling is needed. You may not have to change anything
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You are misinformed. 50 watts per channel

OP: For controlling the fans, look at the Lamptron FC5 v2. As for the fans, I recommend using what you have first, a quick check then figure out if additional cooling is needed. You may not have to change anything
50 watts per channel with the FC5 or FC9?
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50 watts per channel with the FC5 or FC9?
The fc9 is 50w per channel
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gymenii View Post
You are misinformed. 50 watts per channel

OP: For controlling the fans, look at the Lamptron FC5 v2. As for the fans, I recommend using what you have first, a quick check then figure out if additional cooling is needed. You may not have to change anything
Sorry, I thought it said 90.

If you really need a lot go with the Lamptron Hummer which I am certain (this time) that it is 100w.

However it has an off, medium, and high options.
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