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I'm building a new desktop computers and I have a few question I though all of you might be able to help me with. All help is greatly appreciated.

My current build:
AsRock Z77 Professional
Intel Core i5 3570K
G.Skill Ares Series 8GB
Seagate Barracuda 3TB
Samsung 840 Pro Series SSD 256GB
SeaSonic X Series X-850
MSI GTX 670 Power Edition
Corsair Carbide 500r

First Question:
I've been looking around for a fan controller that will fit in either 1 or 2 5.25" external drive bays on the case. Seeing as how my motherboard only has 2 chassis fan connectors, I want a fan controller that has 4 or more connectors and can do either manual or automatic fan controlling. So that means that it will need a temperature monitor on it also. Are there any good ones that fit those specifications? From looking around I found these but I'm not sure if there are better ones out there or if these are worth the price.

NZXT Sentry-2
NZXT SEN-001LX Sentry
Lian Li TR-5B

Next Question:
Which case fans to get? There are so many out there I'm trying to decide between. I would like some that have below 30dBA because I don't want my computer to sound like an airplane taking off like some of those delta fans. The fans I've been looking at are: (sorry, i know its a huge list, but i'm not sure how to cut it down)

Thermaltake AF0018 120mm
GELID Solutions FN-FW12BPL-18 120mm
CM Excalibur R4-EXBB-20PK-R0 120mm
Noctua NF-P12-1300 120mm
GELID Solutions FN-FW12-15-B 120mm
Corsair Air SP120 Quiet Edition 120mm
Corsair Air AF120 Performance 120mm
CM R4-BMBS-20PK-R0 120mm
Antec TrueQuiet 120mm
Nexus BASIC D12SL-12 120mm
Enermax T.B.SILENCE 120mm
Thermalright X-Silent 120mm
Noiseblocker M12-S1 120mm
Noiseblocker M12-S2 120mm
Noiseblocker M12-PS 120mm
Noiseblocker NB-BlackSilentFan XL1 120mm
Scythe Gentle Typhoon 120mm
Scythe Slip Stream SY1225SL12SL 120mm

Phanteks PH-F140TS_WT 140mm
CM R4-S4S-10AK-GP 140mm
Corsair Air AF140 Quiet 140mm
Phanteks PH-F140TS_RD 140mm
Thermalright TY-141 140 mm
Noctua (NF-A14 FLX) 140mm

Also, should I replace the fans that come with the case with other fans?
Also, are all case fans capable of having their fan speed adjusted or do I have to get only PWM fans?
(Sorry for horrible grammar, I'm just trying to get all my ideas down)

Next Question:
Which CPU cooler to get between
Noctua NH-D14
Thermalright Silver Arrow
(looking at most reviews it looks like they are pretty much the same, so I would go with the cheaper one, but I was wondering what all of you thought)

Also, will they fit in the case I chose? I think the will due to the specs listed here but I wanted to ask to make sure.

Unrelated Questions I'm hoping someone can help me with (I know its the wrong board, but I decided to just put everything in 1 post):
1) Good 5.25" Card Reader to get?
2) Keyboard/Mice Selection: Corsair K90 + Corsair Vengeance M90. Good quality?
3) Sound card: My MoBo has a Realtek ALC898 audio chip in it. I'm going to get Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 speakers for my desktop, is it worth it to get a separate sound card? Or would I not be able to tell the difference?
4) Besides a fan controller and a DVD/Blue ray drive what other cool things can go in a external 5.25" drive bay?

Thank you everyone for the help! You're the best!

Edit 1: Decided a sound card is not necessary with 2.1 speakers.
Edit 2: Decided on case fans. Thank you very much to SR-71 Blackbird for the link to the Cooling Fan Roundup 2012.
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  1. NZXT Sentry-2
  2. Best answer
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    NZXT Sentry-2

    Thank you for the feedback. The only problem I saw with that was that the reviews say it jump from 0% to 40% fan speed. I didn't know if this would be a problem or if I wouldn't even notice this.

    @SR-71 Blackbird

    Thank you for the recommendation and the link.

    Welcoming any more advice.
  4. Wait for more input others will chime in,the scythe controller is a nice one also.
  5. Best answer selected by Kerfuffle13.
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