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post #1 of 13
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Just got 6 Scythe SY1225SL12SH 120mm "Slipstream" Case Fan hooked up and its loud. i dont mind the rear exhaust or heatsink fans going full throttle but would like to turn down the side intake + 2 front intake.

fans - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835185060

+rep for anyone who can link me to good controllers @ microcenter since I can go there today and pick them up.

I prefer quality over price but really just want to be able to tune these bad boys down some. so far i am seeing a significant drop in temps @ load.
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post #2 of 13
Anything Lamptron!

FC-2

This is what I have had cause it was cheap and a solid controller. I just pulled the trigger on the Lamptron Touch yesterday.

Here is the FC-8

I will have to look at Microcenter for ya.

EDIT: Looks like they dont have any of those. But if I had to get one I would go with this.

http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0332414
Edited by Cuar - 10/5/11 at 9:28am
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post #3 of 13
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they have the FC-3 there. All other lamptrons are the military switch ones.
you got any opinions on the Scythe Kaze and its various models?
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post #4 of 13
Beat me to it!
Anything Lamptron ( fc2, fc5, fc9 ) with at least 30watts per channel.
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post #5 of 13
This is a good controller, just not as powerful as the lamptrons: http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0334900
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Originally Posted by FREELINE57 View Post
Beat me to it!
Anything Lamptron ( fc2, fc5, fc9 ) with at least 30watts per channel.
30w is nice, but might be a tad overkill for his needs.

Those fans at max RPM pull ~6-7W each, according to the sticker on them. So if your going to run a pair of them on a single channel, just make sure each pot on the controller (channel) can handle at least 15W.

Lamptrons are pretty good, I run one for my case as well, has lasted 2 years already.
    
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post #7 of 13
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thanks a ton guys. going with the lamptron fc3. they got one for $29 at my store.
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post #8 of 13

My recommendation this is what I use,

http://www.scythe-usa.com/product/ac...01_detail.html

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post #9 of 13
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Originally Posted by Cuar View Post
Anything Lamptron!

FC-2

This is what I have had cause it was cheap and a solid controller. I just pulled the trigger on the Lamptron Touch yesterday.

Here is the FC-8

I will have to look at Microcenter for ya.

EDIT: Looks like they dont have any of those. But if I had to get one I would go with this.

http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0332414
That FC2 sure sounds nice. I might've ordered it if i'd not already gone for a NZXT Sentry Mesh
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post #10 of 13
Really enjoyed my FC-2, I really love how Lamptron has that nice metal finish for there controllers.
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