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what are the good/best 8 x 3 or 4 pins pcb for radiator fans? if I buy it, how do I control it? with what?
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are you looking for a fan controller?
    
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I am looking for a 8 x 3 or 4 pin fans pcb board. I am wondering how do u control it. also what fan controllers support 8 fans?
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post #4 of 66
Swiftech has a good 8x 4-pin PWM controller (it has issues specifically with Corsair SP120 though, just as a disclaimer).

Phanteks has an 11x 3-pin controller that works through a PWM plug into the mobo, but it's not available for retail yet.

Lamptron and NZXT make some good regular fan controllers (the ones that are manually adjusted).
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http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=32847

I used one of those and the female extension molex to 3 pin to connect 8fans on one channel of my fan controller

https://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=advanced_search_result&search_in_description=1&keyword=pcb+splitter

Theres bunch on that link, maybe you can find one you need, GL thumb.gif
  
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http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=36_48&products_id=34294 (Bitfenix Recon 5 Channel Mobile Device Controlled Fan Controller )

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=36_48&products_id=39560 (Lamptron FC-5 v3 Fan Controller - Black )

or which one u guys recommend for fan controller that can control the pcb board?
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post #7 of 66
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Originally Posted by rickyman0319 View Post

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=36_48&products_id=34294 (Bitfenix Recon 5 Channel Mobile Device Controlled Fan Controller )

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=36_48&products_id=39560 (Lamptron FC-5 v3 Fan Controller - Black )

or which one u guys recommend for fan controller that can control the pcb board?

I have a bitfenix recon like that. I hate it and wish I never bought it. It sometimes has a hard time staying on voltage/rpm and instead of setting your fan to 1500rpm it will go from 1400-1600 rpm for minutes or never settle at 1500rpm.

I use it only for my temp sensor frown.gif I was dissapointed with bitfenix and the crappy software that comes with it.
  
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post #8 of 66
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right now I am thinking to buy AP15 or red eloop for rad fan. that is why I ask it.

what fan controller do u use?
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Originally Posted by rickyman0319 View Post

right now I am thinking to buy AP15 or red eloop for rad fan. that is why I ask it.

what fan controller do u use?

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=35543

I got the AKASA FC because the brushed aluminum matched my case thumb.gif and the 20w per channel.

http://martinsliquidlab.org/2013/04/24/fan-testing-round-11/
GT AP-15 hands down one of the fans you can get especially for some radiators biggrin.gif
  
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so every fan controller that has 6 fan ( w/ at least 15w per control ) shall work.

If I got a lot fans w/ radiator, does that mean I have to get a pcb so I can connect to fan controller?
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