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    Best fan controllers

    Can anyone advise me on what I should be looking for with LCD fan controllers? Also, how does one tell if fans they buy (going by specs) have RPM sensors on them? I know that the yellow wire normally gives this away but the info is not always there so any input would be good.

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    Re: Best fan controllers

    I have used this one for years. It has different coloured bezels to suit most cases and if you put the plastic front with the writing on it behind the metal bezel it looks even cooler. I think it can slow a fan dow to 5v too. I use it with a couple of Akasa Amber 120mm fans.

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    Re: Best fan controllers

    If you're talking about a fan controller with a readout panel/control then I seem to remember this one came well recomended
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/NZXT-...Controller-525

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    Re: Best fan controllers

    TBH I think something like this looks a lot smarter, and it comes with 4 temperature sensors, displays fans speeds, with analogue dials of up to 4 fans:
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Scyth...ntroller-Black

    better pic:

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    Re: Best fan controllers

    Quote Originally Posted by Will404 View Post
    TBH I think something like this looks a lot smarter, and it comes with 4 temperature sensors, displays fans speeds, with analogue dials of up to 4 fans:
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Scyth...ntroller-Black

    better pic:
    Damn that looks good and I just ordered the akasa one from scan! I ignored the scythe as the picture and info on scan is not great. Is the scythe one this one: http://www.scythe-eu.com/en/products...ze-master.html

    Hmm can I change my scan order on Monday I wonder?

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    Re: Best fan controllers

    yep thats the one, they do two sizes, one 51/4, and one 31/2, but they are easy to tell appart (one does 2 and one does 4 fans)

    As to changing scans order, suppose you would just have to call them?

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    Re: Best fan controllers

    Quote Originally Posted by Pob255 View Post
    If you're talking about a fan controller with a readout panel/control then I seem to remember this one came well recomended
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/NZXT-...Controller-525
    umm looks nice. might order one

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    Re: Best fan controllers

    I think the scythe is definitely better!

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