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I will skip the Lamptron and G whatever products.

Would that Scythe KM06-BK Kaze Master Flat work ok?
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No reason to skip Lamptron products, they are fine. Just make sure that you get a Lamptron if you pay for it.
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I like the Scythe better anyway.
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Go for a Scythe fan-controller if you dont need more then about 10W per channel.
Take a good Lamptron or Sunbeam fan-controller if you need over 10W per channel.

I used to have the Scythe Kaze Master but it cant handle a pump and it has blown 3 channels out of 6 allready.
I then moved to a Lamptron FC5 V2 and its handling the pump fine, the quality also feels lot better then a Scythe fan-controller.
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Go for a Scythe fan-controller if you dont need more then about 10W per channel.
Take a good Lamptron or Sunbeam fan-controller if you need over 10W per channel.
I used to have the Scythe Kaze Master but it cant handle a pump and it has blown 3 channels out of 6 allready.
I then moved to a Lamptron FC5 V2 and its handling the pump fine, the quality also feels lot better then a Scythe fan-controller.


I asking this probably because I a noob. Why did you run a pump off a fan controller?
Edited by svtfast - 5/12/12 at 11:22am
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I asking this probably because I a noob. Why did you run a pump off a fan controller?

haven't done so myself, but my guess would be to regulate the water flow
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I asking this probably because I a noob. Why did you run a pump off a fan controller?

A lot of people building custom water loops will run the pump via fan controller. It allow's you to tune your loop for optimum noise to cooling ratio.
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Ok a new question.

What about a hardware controller that uses software and hardware to control the fans. I am talk about the Aquaero 5.
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That's what I'm using on two systems, LT versions on both.
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Ok a new question.
What about a hardware controller that uses software and hardware to control the fans. I am talk about the Aquaero 5.

Heard and read nothing but amazing things about it. However IMO unless you have an epic nice loop its a waste of money, but if you already have high-end blocks,Rad's ect its a great investment.
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