NZXT has announced a new fan controller, the Sentry Mix 2. Inspired by audio mixing equipment, the fan controller is styled to resemble it. The Sentry Mix 2 features individual controls for up to six fans. An improvement from the previous version, the unit has wider sliders, each channel has its own backlit fan label, and five colors can be chosen for the LEDs.
The most notable feature of the unit, though, is that it also features PWM control. Each of the six 4-pin outputs can support up to 30 W of power draw resulting in a maximum power draw of 180 W. Of course, to pull this off you'd need to connect both of the Molex power connectors.
The unit will fit in a single 5.25" optical drive bay.
Currently, the unit will only be released in black, with no word on pricing or availability yet.
Though a big draw of the original was it could provide 50W per channel, now that its 30W per channel what makes it unique in any way? PWM is kind of a wasted feature considering that with manual sliders you cant get exact control anyway.
I'll be getting this for my Haswell build.