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Originally Posted by Knocturnal View Post
So if I put 2 fans on same controller with 3-Pin Y fan cable they don't lose any power if I provide enough W?
Hmm, its not a good idea to split them with a Y connector, i did that with my UltraKazes from the mobo fan, it halved the rpm of each fan,

There are very Fan Controllers that offer good power per channel, i can guarantee you the Lamptrons Controllers will, but as for the other controllers i can't comment, i had an akaska 6chl controller, i burned all 6 out within a month.

Each fan will have its own Amp requirements and Power Requirements,

eg, 2x 20w fans connected to a 40w channel will provide 20w per fan,

most fans don't require anything like 20w its only the finger mincer Deltas that need 48w per channel.
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buy a fan contrller
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