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    Fan Controller

    Hey guys
    I need a fan controller because my fans are only needed to be 'loud' (still accepitble) while gaming, to shift as much as air because of my graphics, rest of the time i need it quiet.

    It must be 5.25", and support 2 molex fans and 3 regular 3pin fans, been looking at this :

    http://www.quietpc.com/gb-en-gbp/pro...s/zm-mfc1-plus

    But, i cant tell, does that support what i said above pins wise?

    Thanks

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    Re: Fan Controller

    That supports 6 3pin fans, you can get molex to 3 pin adaptors though

    It's 4.98*

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    Re: Fan Controller

    Thanks for that

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    Re: Fan Controller

    where can one get the 3 pin adapters though??

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    Re: Fan Controller

    I remember maplin selling them, and scan most likely stock them.

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    Re: Fan Controller

    link please .

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    Re: Fan Controller

    Kustom PCs sell them, suppose other shops will too

    http://www.kustompcs.co.uk/acatalog/info_1921.html

    It's 4.98*

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    Re: Fan Controller

    also your system on the lhs, is that what you plan to build or have that already?

    i have the an P182 SE, the 3 fans are very good, but too noisy when gaming lol
    my GTX is like central heating in itself!!

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    Re: Fan Controller

    thanks for linky

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    Re: Fan Controller

    Could get this one, http://www.ebuyer.com/product/136404 I have it and its pretty good. If the LED's annoy you then you could bend them away or snap them off(They are bright, i plan on cutting mine off). This one comes with the connections required and i believe there is 2 4pin molex ones(not 100% certain, atleast 1 though). Or you could get this http://www.ebuyer.com/product/136403 its cheaper again no LED's and has an extra 2 usb ports.

    Choice is yours but the 6 fan hiyatek fan controller seems to be doing very well in terms of speed of fans(max and low) and its still going so for £7 its great.
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    Re: Fan Controller

    If i was going to buy a fan controller i think it would have to be the Scythe Kaze Master 5.25 inch Fan Controller just because of it's looks

    http://www.scythe-eu.com/en/products...ze-master.html

    At £30+ it isn't cheap though.

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    Re: Fan Controller

    if you manage to get the molex converters working please let me know..

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    Re: Fan Controller

    Quote Originally Posted by vincent.m View Post
    also your system on the lhs, is that what you plan to build or have that already?

    i have the an P182 SE, the 3 fans are very good, but too noisy when gaming lol
    my GTX is like central heating in itself!!
    If you mean me then yes, I already own all of that. The new build funds are for upgrades to i7

    It's 4.98*

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    Re: Fan Controller

    Small bump, but is that controller good? Are there any other decent ones with the ability to control 5 fans? How deep are they? I use my 5.25" bay to store quiet alot of wires (mainly ide and a few others) as wire management isnt that good in the antec 300, spent along time sorting it, and its exdcellent as it is now imo. How deep are fan controllers? Are they about an inch, or deeper?

    thanks

    EDIT
    Yes, they are about an inch deep ! (atleast thisd one)

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