Sunbeam Twister 120 CPU Cooler & Rheosmart 6 Fan Controller Review

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Sunbeam Twister 120 CPU Cooler & Rheosmart 6 Fan Controller rated Kickass by 3dGameMan.com

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Sponsored by: Sunbeamtech
Review category: Cooling
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The Sunbeam Twister 120 CPU Cooler & Rheosmart 6 Fan Controller are two affordable products that perform well. The Sunbeam Twister 120 CPU Cooler has lots of fins, copper heatpipes, two 120mm fans, comes with a rheostat and excellent TX-4 thermal compound. The Rheosmart 6 Fan Controller can control up to 6 fans, 30W per channel and looks amazing.


 

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Anonymous

Lots of cables? Their extension cables. Holy cow you fake all of this don't you.

Anonymous

Your reviews are weak. A push/pull does nothing more than relieve some of the electrical load from each fan. The fans do not perform different tasks you moron. They both are moving air in the same direction. Put only one fan at a time on either side. Guess what? It performs the same task no matter what side that single fan is on.

Anonymous

You do a nice job Rodney. Honest reviews. Keep up the good work.

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Anonymous

Well Rodney I finally got my Rheosmart controller on the way. Thanks for the review and I'll be sure to keep checking for new reviews. :D

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I really want that 3 fan switch. Would look extremely cool in my HAF 932 3.5 device grill. I left the trim black and painted the mesh a really Kickass shade of Red. I really need this because the stocker fans in my cabinet are way under powered when controlled by my Crosshair IV. The stockers are rated to 1200 rpm and I'm lucky if I'm running 600 of that. O_o

Anonymous

Does anyone know when the fan controllers will be released in the UK, or anywhere?

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i'm in love with the 6 fans controller <3
awesome review

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Anonymous

The fan controller would look perfect with Coolermaster HAF cases.
Thanks for the video!

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Yeah I'm thinking the same thing. The 3.5 should look pretty nice in my faceplate since I painted them Red and left the outer trim black.

It's too bad the lighting cannot be set to your choice of colors but that's a minor issue since I already changed the I/O LEDs out to be Red instead of Blue.

I want this controller.

Anonymous

There just isn't any point in buying any air cooled CPU cooler more expensive than the Corsair H50/70. I don't understand why they bother!

Anonymous

The Noctua NH-D14 will outperform both those coolers while being quieter.

Anonymous

except its double the price of this.

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Not everyone wants water cooling or the risk that comes with it.

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Not much of a risk when your system is both insured and backed by a solid Manufacturer warranty that will cover the replacement of damaged components.

BTW I like your quote. Even though we're all trained by ourselves. ;)

Anonymous

There isn't really any risk with the CM H50/70 though.

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Yes, there is a risk, don't fool yourself.

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True, when you are dealing with liquid cooling system of any type there always the potential of it leaking. Although, the chance that a factory sealed ALC would leak is very low.

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Anonymous

Rodney I like the new video review format! No more wasting on pictures and separated unboxing and video review!
HOORAY!!!!!!

But one thing that bothers me, why are you still using 6850 cfx while other reviewers are using gtx580 or 6970?

When are you reviewing the i3, i5, i7 second generations processor?

Is it because you are lacking of sponsor?

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Well, I'm hoping Palit will be sending new 500 series video cards for review. I know HIS will be sending 6900 video reviews for review. I hope to review them later this month or next.

As for CPU reviews, blame Intel and AMD for not sending CPUs to me to review ;) And to be honest, I haven't been bugging them to send me CPUs since it's not my most favorite thing to review.

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The Sunbeam Rheosmart 3 and 6 Fan Controllers seem awesome; large heatsinks, PWM option, black mesh/grill look that matches my preferred casing front design AND option to manually control each individual fan manually by simply pressing a button = WIN.

NewEgg doesn't carry it (yet) so hopefully they will soon and if the price is right I will most likely buy one of each.

Hopefully Sunbeamtech will add your review to their website's product page, since its not currently there (yet): http://www.sunbeamtech.com/PRODUCTS/Rheosmart/6.html

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They should add it in time, I sent them a link to the review. They are probably VERY busy with CES at the moment.

Anonymous

I really liked this review, cause it was a LOT less robotic!

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I liked the Rodney Robot

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Decommissioning of the ROD.. Robotic Organic Droid.. Plans for world domination fading.. gasp! Bewww.. beep. XD

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Nice fan controller. When will this be available to purchase and any info on price?

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I watched this while wearing my 3GM T-shirt lol. I like the new format, a little more concise less formal.

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Tiv
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I need to wash mine first. surprise

Better video IMHO Rodney. yes

3dGameMan
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How cool are you ;)

Glad you like the new video review style :)

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PLEASE NOTE:

Video Reviews in the future will be more off-the-cuff, which should translate into a more entertaining and informative video review. Most unboxings will be incorporated into the video review and picture videos will be dropped. I've basically decided to trim the fat and stick with what works best and is mostly popular at this time. This should result in me being able to produce more video reviews on wide range of interesting products. Which is what I believe most want to see from 3dGameMan.com anyway.

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Sounds good, but I liked you robot voice, it made your videos amusing.

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Sounds nice

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Looks very nice Rodney and good review and unboxing, those fan controllers look nice I'd definitely get one of those 3-way versions if I was looking for a controller.

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Will maybe buy that fan controller for 6 fans if it gets to swedish stores.

Great review by the way (as usual).

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