No one wants there computer to burn and I had a psu burn one of mine. I am new to the whole computer world, in fact I am trained as an actor, and have never bought a fan controller. Despite the bad newegg reviews I still think this is a great controller. Am I trusting in google's forum option to much?
I have one of these and like it very much. My only issue is that the blue LED is wayyy too bright for me. (lights up the whole room) I simply switched the polarity of the LED so the full power color is red. FYI, newegg reviews are pretty much worthless. That is a great conroller for the budget consious. (and, need to wait 24 hrs to bump a thread as per ToS)
I think my friend has the 4 knob fan controller you linked to. He's had it a long time and it hasn't burst into flames. The only reason you need a fan controller is if you have really loud fans and you want to quiet them while not gaming. I personally use my Motherboard for fan control. All my other fans are quiet enough.
The Rheobus Extreme is much better than the Normal Rheobus. My normal one couldn't handle 3 san aces and 4 S-flex G's. It would cause clicking noises and the fans were not able to be supplied with 12v, even with the knob all the way up. Switched to the Extreme and the problem went away.
I have the one from the second link and it has been serving me well now for around 2 years. The thing I like on them is that they can take up to 32W per channel which is pretty much compared to the competitors.
My first Sunbeam Rheobus lasted a little over a year, but I was always mess'n with it and it finally died. I replaced it with a FC-3, then and FC-4 and finally back to the Sunbeam. For the price it can't be beat.
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