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Hi all,

I've recently gone over to watercooling and its going well, leak and bleed tested, good temps. The only annoying thing is my fans are a tad loud. I was looking at fan controllers and saw NZXT Sentry LX. It looks good, but i heard it made random noises? I'm just looking for recommendations really. I,ll be ordering from special tech. I currently have 3 fans. Two Noctua's NF-F12s and Bitfenix Spectre Pro. I know there's 3.5 and 5.25 ones, Would prefer 5.25, got a couple spare 5.25 slots at the front.

Any good fan controllers out there? This is a new area for me i dont know much about.
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post #2 of 3
If you want manual control, you can't go wrong with a Lamptron FC.

If you want to go automatic, it's a little more expensive than the Sentry, but by god it's powerful, the Aquaero LT.

Of the options, I'd go aquaero because of the expandability and sheer power of the system.

EDIT: If you do go for it, the aquaero needs a little £8.99 bracket to go in a 5.25" bay.
 
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Loop 3: EK-FB KIT SR-X CSQ Nickel/Plexi Loop 3: Alphacool NexXxos Monsta 120mm Loop 3: Mayhems Pastel Red All Loops: Aquacomputer Aqualis 450ml w/ Pump A... 
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post #3 of 3
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I had a look at the Lamptron FC6, does look the business. What about the NZXT Sentry LX? Any good? The Aquaero looks ok, style wise not what im after.
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