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So I had a BitFenix Recon running my fans for the last 5 or 6 months and today while I was in my dual boot manager of Windows 7 & 8 the controller just ZERO'S OUT. As I continued to boot .. the fan controller went from manual mode to auto which set my fans at the default value. Not good ! Now it seems to randomly change rpms during gaming .. this is on AUTO mode..

So now I'm looking for alternatives. Does anyone have any good recommendations on a dependable fan controller ? One that preferably has a screen that tells me the rpm of my fans?

Any opinions are much appreciated !
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Lamptron FC5V2 or FC6.
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How did I miss this one ... been looking at differnt controllers all morning ..rolleyes.gif +rep for you !

Just ordered the FC6.. THANKS !
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Looks like you got your answer, I was going to suggest the Lamtron FCT Touch if you want a clean screen.
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Noticed that you went with the FC6, which is a nice controller. I have the FC5 V2 and it is great for my needs since I only need 3 channels for fans and I use the fourth just to monitor pump RPMs.

I just wanted to mention that Lamptron makes the FC5 V3 which has 6 channels capable of supporting 30W each, has 16 color configurations and displays both RPM and voltage/channel at the same time (along with temperature from the included temperature sensors). I would have bought the FC5 V3 had I not won my FC5 V2 on Ebay for super cheap.

FC5 V3: http://www.lamptron.com/2013/06/25/lamptron-fc5-v3-the-best-just-got-better/

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Lamptron FC5V2 or FC6.

Pretty much this. No fan controller is perfect tho,they dont tend to have a long working life in general.
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Hey thanks for the great recommendations guys. My son and wifes rig both need a good controller so I'll probably be ording both the FC5 V3 and the Lamtron FCT Touch for their rigs. Lamtron looks like the best controller brand out there. Lots of good reviews.. biggrin.gif
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