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Quick question on fan controllers

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Total n00b to fan controllers and I really shouldn't be. One of the biggest reasons why I never used a fan controller is because I didn't want to be bothered with routing even more wires for the temperature probes as well as the frustration of placing them correctly and getting them to stay in place. What I would like to know is it possible to have your fan controller take the temperature readings from your motherboard in place of using external probes?
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It should be possible, but I've never seen one. In order to read temps taken by the motherboard it should have some way of acquiring that data (like an USB plug).
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