The ZM-MFC-1 from Zalman.
When the Zalman ZM-MFC 1 arrived at our lab we were somewhat surprised, since Zalman is better known for its heat sink solutions than anything else. The ZM-MFC 1, however, isn't that much of a stretch in design, however, since it is a cooling device and Zalman is known for its "serious" cooling products.
The ZM-MFC 1 has a very attractive look. We were impressed with its traditional fan bus controller design and look. This is something that you will either like or dislike, depending on your personal taste and design preference. We liked the translucent front, as it allows a look inside the workings of the ZM-MFC 1.
|Product Model Number||ZM-MFC 1|
|Configuration Description (Type)||Traditional 6 Fan Controller|
|Mounting Configuration / Color||5-¼ - Black Bezel|
|Number Of Fans Controllable||6 - 4 variable speed and 2 on/off only|
|Temperature Monitoring Supported||No|
|Audible Overheating Alarm||No|
|Front Mounted Port Support||No|
|Special Features||Color/Intensity LED to indicate speed, supports continued use of fan monitoring via three pin connectors on motherboard|
|Features & Design Score||9|
|Performance (Pass / Fail)||Pass|
|Value Score Based On Retail Price||9|
|Sample Provided By||http://www.zalmanusa.com|
|Suggested Retail Price||$39.99 US|
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