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I'm about to jump into doing some case mods, installing fans, cutting, liquid cooling, etc, and I'm trying to figure out what I want to do and how to do it before it goes to plan and I'm having some trouble.

I've got four 120 mm CM Jetflo fans and the stock Corsair 650D rear exhaust fan. At the moment they're all plugged into my Maximus V Gene board VIA the headers, and it's constantly ramping up and down the RPM with the slightest use. Example: I open Google Chrome and the RPM goes sky rocketing for about two seconds, then back down. It's really annoying and gives me a headache! So I'm wondering, is there a better way to control my fans with either three options ( Low, Maximum, Fan Curve ) VIA software? I tried using Speedfan, but it didn't seem to do anything, and while I'm keen to pick up the Lamptron FC5 V3 but $100 + is a bit steep.
Edited by Curleyyy - 10/23/14 at 8:20pm
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have you tried controlling the fans through the Asus AI suite?
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Fan XPert2.

It works like a charm, thank you!! I'm even able to turn my fans so low that they turn off, and I can also have them at a low RPM which turns off the LED's but keeps the fans on. This is fantastic!!
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Corsair H100i Cooler Master Jetflow 120mm White LED x4 Windows 7 HP 64bit SP1 Acer 23in IPS H236HLBMID 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
DAS Keyboard Model S Ultimate Silverstone Strider Plus 750w Corsair 650D Razer Deathadder: Black Edition 
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Corsair H100i Cooler Master Jetflow 120mm White LED x4 Windows 7 HP 64bit SP1 Acer 23in IPS H236HLBMID 
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DAS Keyboard Model S Ultimate Silverstone Strider Plus 750w Corsair 650D Razer Deathadder: Black Edition 
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