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i need a good fan controller for under $60. it has to be able to control 6 fans and fit in a 5.25 bay. im thinking i would want a 30w per channel in case i need to hook more than one fan to each control? what would you guys suggest?
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Originally Posted by toyz72 View Post

i need a good fan controller for under $60. it has to be able to control 6 fans and fit in a 5.25 bay. im thinking i would want a 30w per channel in case i need to hook more than one fan to each control? what would you guys suggest?
6 channel, 36w per channel. Best i could find with 6 channels. biggrin.gif
http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/5095/fractal_design_adjust_108_fan_controller_review/index.html
http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=75062&vpn=Adjust%20108&manufacture=Fractal%20Design
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thats a nice find. i didnt even know they made theses and i own an arc mini. might just have to grab one for each case:thumb:thumb.gif i turned ya 50. what else do we have to look at? simple is good
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Lamptrons always get recommended a lot.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/8482/bus-181/Lamptron_High_Wattage_6_Channel_Rheobus_-_Black_FC-2.html?tl=g34c17s286

And I think I remember hearing this one was getting good reviews. It is only 10 watts per channel but it would depend on what fans you are running. My fans are 3.7 watts each.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/9543/bus-204/NZXT_Sentry_2_525_Fan_Controller_Touch_Display_Temperature_Monitor_-_Black.html?tl=g34c17s286
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Lamptrons always get recommended a lot.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/8482/bus-181/Lamptron_High_Wattage_6_Channel_Rheobus_-_Black_FC-2.html?tl=g34c17s286

And I think I remember hearing this one was getting good reviews. It is only 10 watts per channel but it would depend on what fans you are running. My fans are 3.7 watts each.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/9543/bus-204/NZXT_Sentry_2_525_Fan_Controller_Touch_Display_Temperature_Monitor_-_Black.html?tl=g34c17s286


that lamptron looks very solid,except the reviews. also a very simple design. not much worried about touch screens and all that....that function.
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thats a nice find. i didnt even know they made theses and i own an arc mini. might just have to grab one for each case:thumb:thumb.gif i turned ya 50. what else do we have to look at? simple is good
Nice! Thanks biggrin.gif My reply got lost the first time somehow rolleyes.gif I have an arc midi im trying to put h100 in front right now with drive bays removed...Anyways, i like this one too, 5 channels 30w per channel.
http://www.ncix.ca/products/?sku=63082&vpn=ACC-NT-SEN-MESH&manufacture=NZXT
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i been looking at the nzxt ones for awhile now. but i must say i really like the look of the fractal design controller. all reviews seem to be spot on to. i had an issue with fractal design before,and i must say they more than step up as a company. i highly recommend them to anyone.
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I highly recommend the BitFenix Hydra Pro. Awesome unit. I have 11 fans running off one and room to add probably 15-20 more.
   
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