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Fan Speed Question

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#2
Yes fans are controllable by changing the voltage. The 3rd pin on the wire is for speed feedback to the mobo.
 

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#3
all fans are speed controllable. some just dont like it, and click/make funny noises.

Every scythe fan i've ever used has always clicked when on a fan controller.
 
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#4
Is the click loud and can it damage the fans?
 
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It's perfect! I needed 6 and it comes in black too! Where do I get it though? I'm in Australia.

I see you have the Cm case too, is it good?