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Hardware Scythe Kaze Master

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Da Dego, 8 Jun 2008.

  1. Da Dego

    Da Dego Brett Thomas

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  2. DonCorleone76

    DonCorleone76 Modmaster deluxe

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    That is one great looking controller, shame though for the short mounting bracket. I'm going to see if there are any available in the Netherlands. Great review btw.
     
  3. yuusou

    yuusou Well-Known Member

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    yep it looks really nice. simple and stylish.
     
  4. steveo_mcg

    steveo_mcg New Member

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    It looks very nice, but i thouhght every one who cared about fan noise had swapped to a motherboard with on board speed control years ago.
     
  5. Dreaming

    Dreaming New Member

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    My motherboard does control my fans but has a fairly limited range, from 1400rpm at max to minimum 900rpm. I guess that's taking it from 12v to 7v?
     
  6. Hamish

    Hamish New Member

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    i never use the motherboard headers, a proper fan controller is better imo
     
  7. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    but do they do auto-fan control?

    if you have more than 6 fans, you may HAVE to go for a fan controllers.
    however the problem i have with the front panel fan controllers is that although they have a temperature sensor, they don't automatically change the fan speed based on the temperature, then what is the point of a fan controller?
    the system will cool down when idling, thus auto fan controller dials down the speed, cool and quiet.
    the system is under load, thus more heat is produced, then auto fan controller sensor picks it up and turns up fan speed, cooling effectively while don't require any manual user input.
     
  8. DarkLord7854

    DarkLord7854 New Member

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    All sold out on Newegg.. blast. :(
     
  9. sheninat0r

    sheninat0r What's a Dremel?

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    Looks nice, but I'd still rather have a bigNG; huzzah for function over form!
     
  10. Redbeaver

    Redbeaver The Other Red Meat

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    that does look pretty.

    id luv to have one in red n black!
     
  11. E.E.L. Ambiense

    E.E.L. Ambiense Acrylic Heretic

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    I've thought of using one of these units in a mod a couple months back, but I just went for the trusty ole' Sunbeam Rheobus that I had laying around. It has more watts per channel anyways, lol. These units do look nice though.
     
  12. Hamish

    Hamish New Member

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    i dont need auto-fan control, when i want it super quiet i put them all down to 5-7v (this is like, at night or when watching a movie) otherwise i usually leave them at full speed
    i find it quite annoying when fans are happily changing their noise level all by themselves :p
     
  13. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    isn't that annoying though? open case door --> dial the controlls --> make sure they are spinning at right voltage --> close door.
    it also defeats the purpose of having a temperature sensor.

    if you buy high quality fans like Yate Loon, the change in speed will not be noticeable at all! just carefully set your temperature range.
     
  14. keir

    keir S p i t F i r e

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    This looks well awesome, I'd get one but the only fan I need to quieten is my PSU fan, and I don't think I should be doing that.
     
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