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Thread Starter 
I can't seem to make a decision here. I have a Corsair Air 540, 2 x 140mm intake, 3x140mm exhaust.

Options:

A) Connect fans to power supply and run full blast
B) NZXT Sentl LXE (external control)
C) Regular 5.25 bay fan controler(NZXT mesh is cheap)**
D) Connect 5 fans to 2 motherboard connectors via splitters (don't like the extra idea of cables in sight)

** The Air 540 has vertical mounted 5.25 bays, which may make things look strange. I like the cheap nzxt mesh one.

I'm just being indecisive.

At this point I like the external Sentry LXE but theres no more support for them, and Ill have to gamble and buy one from eBay.


Thanks all!
    
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One vote for 5.25 bay controller. It's just a nice, neat, convenient way to manage multiple fans.
    
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I really liked the fan controller on my 600t, 1 knob controlling 4 fans.

Anyone know of a fan controller that has only 1 knob or slider?
    
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