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I just received my NZXT Sentry 3 fan controller i connected both my case fans to it but when i set speeds from 40% to 100% i don't see any changes in fan speeds though when i set it to 0% the fans do turn off.
is it possible the fans that came with my case are just set at 1 speed?
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Originally Posted by DarkNation View Post

I just received my NZXT Sentry 3 fan controller i connected both my case fans to it but when i set speeds from 40% to 100% i don't see any changes in fan speeds though when i set it to 0% the fans do turn off.
is it possible the fans that came with my case are just set at 1 speed?

No. If the fans are getting less power from the controller, they should spin slower.
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I don't know NZXT, but I do know that some fans are improperly wired and only go one speed.
Is it a 1, 2, 3 or 4 wire connector that plugs into the fan controller?
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I don't know NZXT, but I do know that some fans are improperly wired and only go one speed.
Is it a 1, 2, 3 or 4 wire connector that plugs into the fan controller?

Oh yeah, true. Always use the red/black wires for power. They are right next to each other on the left side of the header if you have the locking tabs that stick out facing towards you.
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its a 3 pin header and nevermind it seems to be working but takes way to long to adjust its speed
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