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post #20671 of 28613
so I got my H60 and have a newbie question. I'm going to mount it in my 5.25" bay. Should I put the fan as an intake or pushing the air out? Thanks!
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For anyone with the nzxt sentry 2, how did you guys install it with the screws? obviously it was too short for the snap in/lock feature and screws are my only option but it seems the place to put them in is WAYYY to small (everytime i try the screw just tilts and refuses to go in the threads completely straight).
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Thanks! Sorry for such a newb question
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For anyone with the nzxt sentry 2, how did you guys install it with the screws? obviously it was too short for the snap in/lock feature and screws are my only option but it seems the place to put them in is WAYYY to small (everytime i try the screw just tilts and refuses to go in the threads completely straight).
did you remove the tooless lock first?
    
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Really Nice.. For 40 dollars american it is well worth it..



The heatsinks on those Transistors will allow you to control high powered fans.
Wow, 40 bucks is steep, might as well sacrifice a 5.25 bay. I think I may just get a scythe Kaze Q (leaning more towards this) or rheosmart 3.5 fan controller
post #20677 of 28613
I don't understand why fan controllers are even still on the market. With most standard ATX mobos sporting 3 or more PWM fan headers why not just run them from the bios? Unless someone is running fans that draw more amps than can be safely delivered by the board fan headers, there's really no point. I mean some of the controllers do look really cool, but to me, and this is my humble opinion, a used up 5.25'' bay slot is less space for air to get in the case. Just my 2c ya'll
    
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I don't understand why fan controllers are even still on the market. With most standard ATX mobos sporting 3 or more PWM fan headers why not just run them from the bios? Unless someone is running fans that draw more amps than can be safely delivered by the board fan headers, there's really no point. I mean some of the controllers do look really cool, but to me, and this is my humble opinion, a used up 5.25'' bay slot is less space for air to get in the case. Just my 2c ya'll
Are you able to adjust the fans plugged into the PWM on the fly?
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Are you able to adjust the fans plugged into the PWM on the fly?
OK you got me on that one, but why would you need to do that? Maybe Xtreme OC's need to do that. I'm just saying I have all need to control fans in my bios and I have a very cool and quiet system.
    
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OK you got me on that one, but why would you need to do that? Maybe Xtreme OC's need to do that. I'm just saying I have all need to control fans in my bios and I have a very cool and quiet system.
Oh, well I'm just a noob, so Idk how you control them in bios. But I was just thinking a fan controller would be useful to turn down my fans when i'm idling/browsing and then I can turn them up when i actually need full cooling for gaming. Plus, I see only a cpu_fan header and one other pwm fan header on my mobo (plus another 3 pin header, i think for a ram fan). But hopefully if i use the lowest 3.5/5.25 bay i can still fit a fan above it
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