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post #1 of 30
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Looking more into my current build and unfortunetly seeing the Sentry LX only supporting 6W per channel I'm a bit disappointed, Right now I have I roughly 8 or so Fans I'm looking to hook up, some of them in Series, 3 on the 360, and possibly 1 on the 120 at least.

With the build being highly about appearance I'd prefer to stay away from the higher performance knob fan controllers.

I liked the functionality of having temp sensors in the case so I can get a decent reading on various temps.

All Regular Fans, maybe 1 LED haven't decided.
Edited by Neokolzia - 3/8/11 at 7:33pm
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post #2 of 30
lamptron fc-8

8 channels 30watts each.
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I'm really digging this one for myself.
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Actually could have sworn I read it was 5W per casefan at 12V but guess I was proved wrong with a quick search, but still cutting it closer then I'd like.

I'm getting really mixed results on fan to fan looking online depending on performance.

I'd likely be looking something along the line of R4's prob them specifically but in that performance bracket.

I found a couple of touch screen units that can take up to 10W per channel but still moving towards the Sentry if possible just because I think its the best looking.
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post #5 of 30
This is what I got to run 14 GT AP-15's in my new water loop. 6 channels 30W per channel.. and touch screen Lamptron FCT Touch Fan Controller
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Originally Posted by Hard Line View Post
This is what I got to run 14 GT AP-15's in my new water loop. 6 channels 30W per channel.. and touch screen Lamptron FCT Touch Fan Controller
Looks very nice, I'm finding that my R4's or at least I'm looking at a couple, I'm looking at at least 4-6W per Fan so x.x... I don't want this thing to die on me when I crank it.

I love the look 30W per channel is more then enough, likely would be using all the channels just set in series to each intake/exhaust.

Just wish it had temp sensors because my case is going to be extremely compact and I'd like a way to read the internal ambient, and watercooling temps.
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post #7 of 30
Lamptron FC-2 45 watts per channel (6 channels)
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=24896
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post #8 of 30
This is what I decided on:
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/akakfancopro.html

It does have knobs though. 4 temp channels and 4 fan channels. 17W per channel. Comes with different color faceplates and you can change the LED backlight color.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Turgin View Post
This is what I decided on:
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/akakfancopro.html

It does have knobs though. 4 temp channels and 4 fan channels. 17W per channel. Comes with different color faceplates and you can change the LED backlight color.
Looks good but it has a low wattage rating per channel. I have Scythe Ultra Kaze fans and I would only be able to put one fan on each channel
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post #10 of 30
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good god this is an insane amount of selection I'm getting on these sights =( there all so beautiful.

I'm looking for something that can give me a temp display, looking at a couple now but they don't have a Watt rating.
Edited by Neokolzia - 3/7/11 at 7:04pm
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