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Aerocool Touch 1000
5.9 out of 10

Aerocool Touch 1000

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Overall 2
2.0

No Unlock

Joseph M., Newegg
19 April 2013
  • Summary: get something else
  • Pros: Looks Pretty
  • Cons: Powered on, but could not unlock the main screen. Was locked so i could not control the fan that were connected to it.
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Overall 2
2.0

Complete Junk

Jeffrey G., Newegg
31 August 2012
  • Pros: Worked and looked great when 1st installed
  • Cons: Backlight faded to black in 6 months making the unit completely useless. A real ripoff at just under $50. Replaced it with an NZXT sentry which has the same functions plus a power switch for the backlight for almost half the price of this one
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Overall 4
4.0

Works fine, but the colors fade

Eric F., Newegg
19 July 2012
  • Summary: Hard to recommend.
  • Pros: Controls and monitors the fans well.
  • Cons: When I first got this on my new computer, the display was very bright, almost annoyingly so. My computer runs 24/7, and after only a few weeks the display was noticeably dimmer, and it has continued to fade. Now, at 10 months out, the display is so dim that it can barely be seen in our normal roo...
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice Display, Works Perfect

Ed-Troy D., Newegg
20 May 2012
  • Summary: Good basic Fan Controller with good features and nice LCD and UI
  • Pros: Works Great! 4-Fan Controller, 4-Temp Censor.. Temp Alarm that will auto boost the Fans RPM up when gaming (Can be turned off)
  • Cons: It wont mount on my Antec 302 case that has a tool less design drive bay.. But I figured to tape it on my Cd Drive and worked ok..
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Overall 2
2.0

Nice features, poor illumination

Richard B., Newegg
12 May 2012
  • Summary: This would be an ideal fan controller but for the LED backlight issue and the compulsory temp sensor connections. After 6 months of use, one cannot read the panel by ambient light because the backlight illumination is too dim.
  • Pros: Attractive controller panel, settings easily modified, sufficiently bright out of the box, does what its supposed to do.
  • Cons: The LED brightness cannot be adjusted, and the control panel becomes unreadable within a few months as the LED backlight progressively dims. Even if you don't intend to use the device for temperature monitoring, you must attach the 4 temp leads or the alarms never cease.
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Overall 4
4.0

Nice idea, poorly executed

Paden H., Newegg
29 October 2011
  • Summary: I ended up taking it out because the Corsair 600T case it was mounted in has a built-in dial type fan controller. The temperature alarm function would have been useful if I could get a good reading on anything.
  • Pros: Looks cool; Fits neatly in a single drive bay; Construction appears solid -- no cheap plastic parts here; Works as a fan controller, so long as your fans use a 3-pin plug and not a 4-pin.
  • Cons: Doesn't remember fan settings between reboots; setting speeds for four individual chassis fans at 100 RPMs per button push gets tedious quickly; external thermometer leads don't give useful readings -- when my 580 GTX went from 45C to 80C, the controller read anywhere from 30C to 36C. Same for th...
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Overall 2
2.0

Useless for most large case fans

John P., Newegg
23 October 2011
  • Summary: I found this unit useless
  • Pros: fits in one 5" bay
  • Cons: Most case fans preinstalled by Antec and even most aftermarket 120mm or larger fans are two-wire variety with 4-pin molex connectors. You can't connect these fans to the unit without buying an adaptor, and even if you do, you can't read their RPM or control fan speed. Also it makes no sense to us...
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Overall 10
10

Works Great

Anonymous, Newegg
17 February 2011
  • Summary: Yes it does kinda sound like a microwave :o
  • Pros: Small and easy to use !!
  • Cons: Wish there was a better way to mount to the cpu to get a better reading . I have the cpu temp probe on the mb right beside it and it seems to say with in 3-5deg diff from the bios temp reading on my MSI 890FX-GD70
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Overall 8
8.0

nice touch screen fan controller

andrew l., Newegg
19 January 2011
  • Summary: caution.. touch screen can be a bit fickle sometimes use fingertips not your whole finger or you can fight to push the correct button. but what can you expect with all the touch buttons jammed into a single bay slot.
  • Pros: 4 fan controller and 4 temperature sensors. plus a few extra sensors are included you need to replace a few while you own it. looks real clean cut and only takes up ONE bay. and is easy to understand as long as you have used one before or read the manual... def not a major science. can set up tem...
  • Cons: only took 1 egg off for this but the 5.25 brackets aren't secure enough on the motherboard panel side. if you use the touch screen on the right side it will push in a slight bit on that side. not super noticeable so im ok with it at the moment.. but will be mod fixing it at a later date
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

J.D. P., Newegg
10 January 2011
  • Pros: Looks good.
  • Cons: Only controls fans down to about 40%. I have two units, one seems to remember the fan settings the other one doesn't.
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