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post #1 of 15
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Well summer is here and I want to be able to turn my fans up and down.. so I decided I'll throw out some money for a fan controller. Does anyone have any suggestions?

1. It has to work with the fans the A900 comes with (so does that mean I have to convert from molex to 4 pin?)
2. Dark colored to match A900 case

I don't really want any bright LEDs (dim is fine) but I'll see how they are.
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Despite the presence of LEDs, the Sunbeam Rheobus is my favorite hardware fan controller. Cheap, reliable, good looks, effective!
    
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post #3 of 15
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Despite the presence of LEDs, the Sunbeam Rheobus is my favorite hardware fan controller. Cheap, reliable, good looks, effective!
I agree, it looks like the leds are in sockets also so it seems they would be very easy to disable, however i do not know if it will effect the circuit in a negative way or not, if it does in sure you just have to shunt two pins if it is a series circuit
    
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post #4 of 15
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That one looks nice. Only $13 too.

I've heard stories about them burning out easily. Hope that won't be a problem.
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I have three of these. One of them is well over a year old and it's still going strong.

Then I have a Zalman ZM-MFC1. That one crapped out in about three months or so. And the Zalman is maybe 2.5 times more expensive as well, and is made of translucent blue plastic. The Sunbeam is made of thin aluminum.
    
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post #6 of 15
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I have three of these. One of them is well over a year old and it's still going strong.

Then I have a Zalman ZM-MFC1. That one crapped out in about three months or so. And the Zalman is maybe 2.5 times more expensive as well, and is made of translucent blue plastic. The Sunbeam is made of thin aluminum.
Oh yea. Do I need a converter for molex to 4/3 pin? Or does it come with it?

Messier case. :S
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post #7 of 15
I believe there are two cables with 3-pin to Molex converters that come with the package.

(It's been a while since I bought mine, and I don't quite remember all that came with it. LOL)
    
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post #8 of 15
It comes with two converters I think, any more and you will need your own.

Another controller while alot more expensive is the Kaze Master...which i LOVE..i only have a picture of the 3.5" version though



They are available at newegg for 43 bucks I think, but it comes with 4 fan ports, and 4 temp sensors.
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Anyone know of a different placer to get the Sunbeam Rheobus? Xioxide wants $9 for shipping...
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It comes with two converters I think, any more and you will need your own.

Another controller while alot more expensive is the Kaze Master...which i LOVE..i only have a picture of the 3.5" version though



They are available at newegg for 43 bucks I think, but it comes with 4 fan ports, and 4 temp sensors.
That is the one I've been drooling over lately. Looks pretty sweet!
 
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