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What do you guys think are the best case fans for the front?
    
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post #13482 of 16053
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What do you guys think are the best case fans for the front?
Once again I recommend Noctua IndustrialPPC 2000RPM PWM fans. I have 2 as an intake for my Define R5
post #13483 of 16053
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Once again I recommend Noctua IndustrialPPC 2000RPM PWM fans. I have 2 as an intake for my Define R5

I have three on my RX360 rad in the front, another two in the 240 rad in the top, i don't run them near 2000rpm mind you, 1100rpm at most.
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post #13484 of 16053
So how do you guys have so many PWM headers I need your motherboard? I have only have 2...the other three are voltage only
    
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post #13485 of 16053
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So how do you guys have so many PWM headers I need your motherboard? I have only have 2...the other three are voltage only
Well my one of my pwm fan headers is controlling a EKWB Predator 360 so thats one and then I have one of these: http://www.performance-pcs.com/featured-products/modmytoys-4-pin-pwm-low-profile-power-distribution-pcb-8-way-block.html to control all of my case fans. If you do use one of those, make sure that the Amperage/wattage of the fans combined is able to be handled by the header.
post #13486 of 16053
Oh cool! I was just gonna do a splitter, but that looks better. So do you have to hook that up to the PSU some how or do you just hook it up to the PWM header on your motherboard and your good?

I have an MSI M7 - not sure what the specs are for amp/wattage of the header.
    
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post #13487 of 16053
Yeah, i use a Swiiftech PWM splitter. http://www.swiftech.com/8-WayPWMsplitter.aspx
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post #13488 of 16053
That one is out of stock (also don't you lose speed control when using a molex connector like that? ) frown.gif - I just don't know if one of my headers can handle 4 fans.

Also...is it necessary to have PWM for case fans? I understand for radiator fans...
    
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post #13489 of 16053
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That one is out of stock (also don't you lose speed control when using a molex connector like that? ) frown.gif - I just don't know if one of my headers can handle 4 fans.

Also...is it necessary to have PWM for case fans? I understand for radiator fans...

I'm pretty sure that molex is strictly for powering the hub.
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post #13490 of 16053
Whatever works for you, i used to use fan controllers always but when i went matx i started using software control and it is decent.

Yeah, molex for power and plug into cpu header for fan control.
Edited by khemist - 10/25/15 at 12:55pm
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