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I'm digging this one very much.. Would look perfect on the front of my CM690IIadv
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Well I have one on my computer, I like it. It has the potential to control water pumps if you buy adapters (which I'm not doing), I only plugged in 1 out of 3 molex power cables since I'm only controlling 5 low power fans with it. It has the ability to turn fans all the way off, unlike the NZXT sentry that I mistakenly assumed could do.
    
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Originally Posted by AMD20x6 View Post

Am I the only one scratching my head over the fact that it can use so much power that it requires 3 molex connectors but tries to drive 50W *each* through measly, cheap 3 pin fan connectors? Can a 3 pin connector even handle 50W without heating to the point of melting the plastic on the connector?

Many servers use a proprietary connector about the size and gauge of a 3-pin connector for their fans. And server fans often draw upwards of 2.5 amps. I wouldn't be worried.
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