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Well I am on a tight tight budget. Under 35 bucks preferibly and with a digital screen. I am gonna be running with this controller, 2 120mm antec tri cool, 1 140 mm antec tri cool, and maybe a coolermaster fan 120mm, and maybe just maybe a xigmatek fan, depending on how I like it.

I was looking at these

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-005-_-Product
NZXT sentry2

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-055-_-Product
Scythe KM02

Suggestions are welcomed, anywhere that accepts paypal as a form of money...
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sunbeam rhoebus extreme! it has 30w per channel so you can put multiple fans on channel. Ohterwise scythe imo.

I am glad i got the sunbeam. and yes the blue leds are bright but you can either cut the leds or if you turn off the ones you dont use the led goes off when they are turned off.
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Sunbeam RHK-BA Rheobus 5.25" Bay 4 Channel 20W Fan Controller Panel (Black)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-808-_-Product
14.99

Sunbeam RHK-EX-BA Rheobus-Extreme Fan Controller Panel
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-016-_-Product
31.99
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Originally Posted by ckybam3 View Post
sunbeam rhoebus extreme! it has 30w per channel so you can put multiple fans on channel. Ohterwise scythe imo.

I am glad i got the sunbeam. and yes the blue leds are bright but you can either cut the leds or if you turn off the ones you dont use the led goes off when they are turned off.
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Sunbeam RHK-BA Rheobus 5.25" Bay 4 Channel 20W Fan Controller Panel (Black)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-808-_-Product
14.99

Sunbeam RHK-EX-BA Rheobus-Extreme Fan Controller Panel
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-016-_-Product
31.99
yeah i kinda wanted a digital screen...I thought I put it in the OP...but its a good basis to see what to get. I am gonna check frozencpu...
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post #5 of 15
Get the scythe if you want a digital screen but the sunbeams are in fact the best fan controllers.
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post #6 of 15
If you really want the digital screen, the sythe is the best choice, it is touch as far as I know and that is pretty nice for about $30. I'm thinking of getting of one myself actually!
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Originally Posted by ckybam3 View Post
Get the scythe if you want a digital screen but the sunbeams are in fact the best fan controllers.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ImageG...roller%20Panel

Well there really is no need for a digital screen correct? I was thinking of that.
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post #8 of 15
Quote:
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/ImageG...roller%20Panel

Well there really is no need for a digital screen correct? I was thinking of that.
no not really. unless you really want to know what rpm they are spinning at. I find it more important to see what my temps are rather than what rpm my fans are spinning. I actually just got my rhoebus extreme and am glad I did. def get that if you dont mind giving up lcd
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no not really. unless you really want to know what rpm they are spinning at. I find it more important to see what my temps are rather than what rpm my fans are spinning. I actually just got my rhoebus extreme and am glad I did. def get that if you dont mind giving up lcd
Yeah I mean it would be nice, but do I really need 30w?

Now its tempting to get a sound card though...what should I get?
Edited by bk7794 - 1/16/11 at 10:22pm
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Sound card - Definitely either a Creative X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty (see my sig rig), or one of the ASUS Xonar ones...
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