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Hi all.
I'm in search of a fan controller to control 3x140mm and 2x120mm fans as follow:




I'm looking at this fan controller:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-004-_-Product

But if you guys have any better suggestions, please suggest.

Thanks in advance.
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Trust ne get asinlge slot controller your goin g to hate that one in about the first month,

I perfer one with knobs thats up tp you

Last you wont need more then a 25 W controller. Unless you plan to get High performance fans you should be alright. You can save your self a couple bucks
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post #3 of 14
If you just want fan speed control, any of these will work. The new Rheosmart is recommended.
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post #5 of 14
If any of those fans need to be running at equal speed, might want to consider a Y-adapter and put them on the same channel. Then you would not need as many channels as if you had them all individually done...
post #6 of 14
The only fan controller I've used so far is the Aerocool 2000 touch. It was good at first, it gets the job done. But I was getting very frustrated with it, mainly due to the thermal gauges though. But overall I advise against that if you've looked at it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gymenii View Post
If you just want fan speed control, any of these will work. The new Rheosmart is recommended.
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Originally Posted by catcherintherye View Post
Thanks for the links.
Can I actually turn off the fans with these?
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i have the 4 knob rheobus. 20W per channel. controlling 5 120mm fans (Y splitter on two top fans). like most of the reviews say, the LEDs are bright, but doesn't bother me. and you can turn the fan completely off as well. not sure if all controllers do that.
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Thanks for the links.
Can I actually turn off the fans with these?
It depends on the fans, but generally, yes.
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Thanks a lot guys.
I've made my choice.
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