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Scythe Kaze Master Pro 5.25

Posted November 23, 2010 by Jake in Peripherals







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Cooling performance is always the one of the main concern’s for overclockers and PC enthusiasts. Whether it’s air or water cooling we need fans to remove the heat from our heatsinks, radiators but on a whole the entire system needs to be emptied of the heat generated by our components.

The more fans we use the better thermal cooling, however in return the trade-off of using multiple fans is the noise. If you want to balance out the noise and the performance you need to regulate the fan speeds. Today’s average modern motherboards don’t have enough fan headers, perhaps 3-4 headers at most, but some systems can run up to six fans or more.

This is when a fan controller becomes extremely handy; it gives users the freedom to manually control the fan speed to optimize the cooling performance. There are a fair number of fan controllers on the market to choose from and each has different features and specifications to suit your taste and needs. Some are just plain straight forward volt regulating units and some have colourful graphs and lighting like fireworks going off on the Fourth of July.

Scythe is the most recognizable name for their quality and performance fans, Scythe are not only manufacturing PC fans, but they are also manufacture CPU and GPU coolers, PSU’s and fantastic fan controllers. Today we are going to look at Scythe’s latest invention the Kaze Master Pro 5.25 fan controller unit which has six independent channels and six temperatures can be monitored in an illuminated display panel.

Scythe Co., Ltd. began its operation and business in November, 2002 as a distributor and manufacture of PC parts & gaming devices for “DIY PC Experts”. Scythe’s first venture was to manufacture a super powerful YET super quiet CPU cooler (Scythe Kamakaze CPU cooler), and with the great success of this Kamakaze CPU cooler. Scythe became recognized as the leading CPU cooler supplier in Japan’s Akihabara Electric Town. Shortly thereafter, due to popular demand, Scythe began exporting products all over the world. In April of 2004 Scythe USA began local operations by establishing an office in Northern California. In October of 2004 Scythe USA moved operation to LA in order to work more closely with manufactures and streamline logistics to better service our US based partners.



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