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i've got 2x gentletyphoons 1850rpm and 2x aerocool shark 1500rpm fans hooked up to this, it won't let me set the RPM on any of the fans higher than 1300 - any ideas what i'm doing wrong?
post #2 of 8
even individually you can't set the RPM to whatever you want?

btw, maybe it's misreading, because fan controllers works by controlling the amonth of voltage that each header receives. Maybe at 1300RPM reading you fans are inf fact receiving 12V, which is full voltage, therefore full RPM for each one of them
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even individually you can't set the RPM to whatever you want?

btw, maybe it's misreading, because fan controllers works by controlling the amonth of voltage that each header receives. Maybe at 1300RPM reading you fans are inf fact receiving 12V, which is full voltage, therefore full RPM for each one of them
I see, that could be it then.. why would it be misreading? just faulty or something?
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I have the fans directly connected to the controller with the 3pin connectors and nothing inbetween, but the fans did come with some small cables which have molex connectors on them too, am I supposed to have them hooked up with the molex cables too?
post #5 of 8
No. Either 3-pin or Molex. Each can provide power.
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alright, I guess it must just be misreading them or something then, kind of annoying though :/
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small update; i've noticed if I reboot or shut down and start my PC up again, quite often the RPM speeds it will let me set for each fan can vary, for example sometimes the lowest it will let me set a fan is 800rpm, I reboot, and then it won't let me set it below 900, and the same for the high end too, most of the time it won't let me set any higher than 1300rpm, but sometimes it lets me put one up to 1400; what's going on here, why does it keep reading them wrong like this?

also does anyone have a link to that thread where the guy tested a load of different fans? can't find it
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also does anyone have a link to that thread where the guy tested a load of different fans? can't find it
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