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post #21 of 45 (permalink) Old 05-22-2020, 05:12 AM
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That works, it's actually what I am running right now until I can put in the Octo. 9 fans all off the CPU 4 pin on the MOBO. BP Touchaqua. https://www.walmart.com/ip/Bitspower...iABEgKTg_D_BwE
Those Wallmart splitter hubs look nice, even if they are over-priced by about 50%/.

Below links are about right price but I don't know the sellers' records.
https://www.titanrig.com/bitspower-t...a010901on.html
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Always used Lamptron fan-controllers (2 in use now) and never had 1 die/fail.

Been using this one for like 12-15years (older version ofc.)
http://www.lamptron.com/Products/fancontroller/92.html

In another PC i use this one for about 6years now:
http://www.lamptron.com/Products/fancontroller/81.html

A more powerful version of it:
http://www.lamptron.com/Products/fancontroller/88.html

The old FC5 V2 and V3 (first link) is my favorite though and doesnt cost an arm and a leg either.

The Aquero is probably just as good with fans (or better maybe) and offers alot more features but damn that price.

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Quote: Originally Posted by doyll View Post
Those Wallmart splitter hubs look nice, even if they are over-priced by about 50%/.

Below links are about right price but I don't know the sellers' records.
https://www.titanrig.com/bitspower-t...a010901on.html
https://www.performance-pcs.com/cabl...a-pfanmfh.html
I know it's over priced, but Titan and PPCS will get you on shipping. Walmart one is free shipping. Wherever you can get it from cheaply would be optimal. Again, it has served me well until I can get this POS EK hub out of here.
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Yeah I don't like those open to everything hubs pwm or not
I'd only get covered ones so no way to short on anything.

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Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Hi,
Yeah I don't like those open to everything hubs pwm or not
I'd only get covered ones so no way to short on anything.
im not a fan of those either, ugly and can way too easily fry something.

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Hi,
Yeah I got a couple thermalfakes non pwm hubs
Here's the pwm one
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01G9BEC5W...osi&th=1&psc=1

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Hi,
Reviews aren't very good on it though it acts like a non pwm hub lol

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Yeah I don't like those open to everything hubs pwm or not
I'd only get covered ones so no way to short on anything.
Again, It is temporary. I am going to drain and switch in an OCTO. I made a huge mistake on the EK controller, it had everything I needed but the software is horrid. Had to have some cheap decent PWM management while trying to find a sold out OCTO or Quadro. T E M P O R A R Y! I know they aren't the best.

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Again, It is temporary. I am going to drain and switch in an OCTO. I made a huge mistake on the EK controller, it had everything I needed but the software is horrid. Had to have some cheap decent PWM management while trying to find a sold out OCTO or Quadro. T E M P O R A R Y! I know they aren't the best.
Hi,
Yeah I got the non pwm's for a system with limited fan ports and used low rpm fans so it made no difference if they ran 100% or not

I use a couple Lamptron fan controllers personally I hate pwm nonsense
Not crazy about outletpc either they gouge on amazon newegg no so bad
https://www.outletpc.com/pz8562-lamp...ontroller.html

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So I was "going" to recommend the Bitfenix Recon as a decent Fan controller with PWM support. Until this latest one I am using. Now, granted they are discontinued, and the software is a number of years old, it WAS a decent choice for a time.

The first Recon I bought worked great. Had around 8 fans connected to it through a mix of splitters. Could easily control fan curves and whatnot through the software. However, the second one I bought a few months ago does not seem to want to play nice at all. I have 6 PWM fans. 3 Scythe Grand Flex (600-2400 RPM I think) and 3 Arctic F12. For some reason, this controller will only control PWM on the first fan header. the other 4 only seem to want to run at 0% or 100%, with no control in between through the software.

It's been hit or miss, and I'm actually interested to try and look up some of the other choices you guys have mentioned so far.

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