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I currently have a watercooling setup, paired with a scythe master ace fan controller. Included in the box were some temperature sensors, I dont have them set up right now, and would hate to see them go to waste. On a WC rig, where would be the best place to have these sitting?
post #2 of 7
Where you place them is completely up to you, So just place them where you think you need them, Or want to know the temps of certain things.
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post #3 of 7
One useful data to be obtained is the Air Temperature Delta data.
You may put two sensors over each fan location, on the intake and exhaust side of the radiator, representing Air In and Air Out.

This data can be compared to similar data usually provided by reviews.
post #4 of 7
I use the same fan controller. I installed them but they are hidden. All 4 are basically just telling the air temperature inside the case. I was going to install them but they were too ugly adding wires all over the place. I just left them coiled up stuffed directly behind the fan controller in the drive bay.
    
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post #5 of 7
i have the same predicament right now... mine aren't hooked up... i thought about running at least one to the back side of the motherboard..

but i like the other ideas posted! just showing case ambient temps, or fan temps
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post #6 of 7
I have a bunch of those, never use em..

I just run everest and it tells me HD, CPU, MB, GPU.. all I need is already there..
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post #7 of 7
How about measuring the temperature of the fan controller?
   
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