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I'm looking to get a fan controller for my 5 case fans in my Antec 300, and have no idea what i'm looking for. I'm not even sure if it could work because all of the fans only have molex connectors and i thought you needed 3 pin connectors to regulate speed. Do they make adapters for this? If so, what are some fan controllers I should look at?
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The Sunbeam Rheobus is a good controller and comes with a couple molex to 3-pin adapters. Get a few more of these and your set.
Edited by gymenii - 2/10/11 at 4:06pm
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Thanks for the recommendation, I'll definitely look into it.
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On the same topic does anyone know of any dial-operated fan controllers (i.e. not touchscreen) that can be attached to the Define R3 without the dials getting in the way of the front door? I.e. securely attached the dial's length backwards.

Door gets in the way of protruding dials:

Possible mounting holes:
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I've got the Rheobus extreme in an Xclio A380 with a door that allows for a little clearance.
The knob protrude less than you'd think and the FC itself can be mounted around a 1/4" into the 5.25" bay fairly easily if you aren't using rails.
That foam by itself would prolly allow you to squeeze it in, if you don't mind dimples in your foam.
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I actually went ahead and ordered an Aerocool Touch 1000. Four fans (or more with splitters), 6W per each of the four channels which is enough for me as I like to keep things quiet, and four temperature sensors for monitoring purposes (e.g. on top of PSU). It was under £30, not too bad. It should arrive by the end of next week.
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On the same topic does anyone know of any dial-operated fan controllers (i.e. not touchscreen) that can be attached to the Define R3 without the dials getting in the way of the front door? I.e. securely attached the dial's length backwards.

Door gets in the way of protruding dials:

Possible mounting holes:
You can stick the fan controller in backwards and control it from the inside. You could also get a PCI slot controller? Just a suggestion.
    
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