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Can anyone recommend a fan controller that fits in a 5.25" bay? I would be lying if I said looks did not matter, but functionality should be top priority.

The only catch is, I need it to control fans via a molex power connector. (The ones that come with the case). I do not want to have to replace all the case fans.

I saw this one, although reviews are knocking it pretty hard...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811992005

Any recommendations?
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these are good ones:http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&Order=BESTMATCH&N=-1&isNodeId=1&Description=lamptron
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Lamptron is good, just hope you get the new revision versions of the ones you buy.
Sunbeam makes good controllers.
Asaka makes good controllers as well. Just make sure you get a high wattage controller so you can get multiple fans on each channel if need be.
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this one , some quick info on it: 30w per channel, you can connect like 3-4 fans on one channel depends on the fan though, you can connect the controller to your mobo and it can control all your fans based on your cpu temp thumb.gif, good price too biggrin.gif

What's with this site?, is not showing links, anyways:

Sunbeam PL-RS-6 Rheosmart 6 Fan Controller 5.25" Bay 6 Channel 30W Fan Controller Panel, search for it on newegg
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the Akust 6 channel I purchased from micro center burned a channel after 15 days. no go for that one.
    
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