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I am considering getting a fan controller and was hoping a might get a suggestion or two here. I currently have 5 fans. One CPU fan and 4 case fans. I can't seem to get them to run the way I want hooked up to the motherboard. So, I'm thinking about something that will let control them much better. I'd like to get a 5.25" controller.

I am planning on upgrading the fans one by one with the CPU cooler being the first one.
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I have this and it works really well!
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I like the rheosmart 6 controller. 30W per channel is more then enough for what you need, simple knob / mesh design, and PWM support - so long as your board pushes PWM.
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Originally Posted by masustic View Post
I have this and it works really well!
I have the same one, and I have nothing but good things to say.
Go for it, if you need to hook up 5 fans to it, use a Y-splitter to do so.
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post #7 of 18
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Originally Posted by catcherintherye View Post
70$ for a fan controller?
Seriously?
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post #8 of 18
FC-8 is a great controller but expensive I own the Rheosmart 6 and it is kickas it looks nice and works well even the PWM function, haven't stressed it with a bunch of daisy-chained deltas but i saw a review where they did that and the Rheosmart took it in one channel but it was short term
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post #9 of 18
Lots of good suggestions. I recently bought a Lamptron FC3 here on OCN for half the retail price. So you may want to check the marketplace here before buying one.
post #10 of 18
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Originally Posted by Izvire View Post
70$ for a fan controller?
Seriously?
well it has eight 30W channels.. which is overkill, OCN as usual lol

after google researching for a while, i have the rheosmart 6 controller on the way from newegg (cheaper than amazon, because its not "sold by amazon")
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