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What fan controller were you using? would You recommend it? I want to get one if I get some of these 200mm, because I want to keep it quieter than 28 db.

Fan controller is Lamptron FC2(http://www.lamptron.com/products/view/Fan_Controller_FC2), I no longer use it in my computer because it creates a high pitch noise when the channel isn't running full on or off. Not sure if others do the same but it is quite annoying, for a on and off setting it would be great though.
post #132 of 146
Yeah i would like is they made 120mm ~ 1500-1800RPM range. Having 1200RPM means no need for fan controller really.
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post #133 of 146
Yes, with 2 140's and 3 120's and case panels on...just a very soft quiet hummm..i plan to keep it on overnight for the first time..couldn't do that with 3 40db blowers...

Here is another pic for Zealot and his LED lovingness.(just took this with phone under my desk..thought it was cool tongue.gif ) 20111221_002137.jpg?t=1324448641
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post #134 of 146
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Yes, with 2 140's and 3 120's and case panels on...just a very soft quiet hummm..i plan to keep it on overnight for the first time..couldn't do that with 3 40db blowers...

I have right now 3 x Yates HS @ 5v which are very quite ~ 1000 RPM range and 3 x Kaze 3000 @ 5v. Kazes make motor noise so i might have to drop them. Also for me LED is a must at night. I feel like a kid but i cant speed without some kind of light on and the fan LED is perfect.
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I have right now 3 x Yates HS @ 5v which are very quite ~ 1000 RPM range and 3 x Kaze 3000 @ 5v. Kazes make motor noise so i might have to drop them. Also for me LED is a must at night. I feel like a kid but i cant speed without some kind of light on and the fan LED is perfect.

I just bought some new Kazis for the H80 and so far I don't hear any whine at ~1650 RPM. One of my older ones started to whine at that same speed, and another barely whines at all. These fans are pretty quiet even at 1650 RPM. I've never felt the need to go any lower. I do crank them up to 2200 and 3K when benching. The remedy for the motor noise is to turn the fan speed up a bit. smile.gif
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I just bought some new Kazis for the H80 and so far I don't hear any whine at ~1650 RPM. One of my older ones started to whine at that same speed, and another barely whines at all. These fans are pretty quiet even at 1650 RPM. I've never felt the need to go any lower. I do crank them up to 2200 and 3K when benching. The remedy for the motor noise is to turn the fan speed up a bit. smile.gif

Yeah i am getting a new fan controller to have better control.
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I dont know why bother making slow ass fans? I mean, make em all high rpm and give people those reducers. I Hate 1200-1300RPM fans damn it
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I dont know why bother making slow ass fans? I mean, make em all high rpm and give people those reducers. I Hate 1200-1300RPM fans damn it


I used to think the same way until I got into small form factor cases. There isn't enough room for fan controllers. The extra wires also cause a mess.

    
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post #139 of 146
hi all,
i need to cool a big external rad and need 3 x 200/230 fans,
right now i'm using 3 x bitfenix spectre 200 fans but i'm not satisfied,
can 3 x bitfenix spectre 230 pro fans be a solution,
or is better to choose something like 6 x 120/6 x 140 with better static pressure?
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Just wanted to provide a link to OutletPC's bitfenix page! We've got a pretty decent selection of BitFenix gear shipping out of Las Vegas, Nevada (cheap/fast shipping especially to the west coast!) Here's the link: http://www.outletpc.com/bitfenix.html

We've got another shipment (including the spectre pro fans) coming in May 1st(ish)
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