Conclusion: The Sentry LX is clearly a step above the smaller single slot or floppy sized controllers. The large screen and anodized aluminum construction go a long way towards justifying the premium price. The large size makes displaying the 5 fans and temperature probes from getting cramped.
Summary: To conclude, I will repeat. I am a big fan of cooling, and anything that allows me to control the temperature, speed, and sound of my fans with such an huge and multi-use
screen is Christmas any day of the year to me.
Excerpt: Fan controllers are fairly simplistic by their nature, and as such can come off as “boring”, cheaply made or poorly engineered in the worst cases… or elegant and, dare I say it, sophisticated devices in the upper echelon.
Pros: Brushed Aluminum front bezel, Beveled edge on the display frame, Clear color choices for the display, Attractive and well organized display
Conclusion: Overall I really like this product and will keep it long after I finish this review. However I can’t help but feel that the humble fan controller is slightly outdated by new motherboards and even simple programs such as SpeedFan, not to mention fans that can do it all themselves anyway with the...