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Andrew S.

Andrew S.

Joined on 04/16/18

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Meh, half works

Anidees Graphic Card Cooler 3 x 80mm PWM Fan, Support ASUS Aura SYNC/MSI Mystic Sync/ASROCK Aura RGB/GIGABYTE RGB Fusion (5V 3-Pin Addressable Headers ONLY) PCI Mount Bracket with Remote - AI-GP-CL
Anidees Graphic Card Cooler 3 x 80mm PWM Fan, Support ASUS Aura SYNC/MSI Mystic Sync/ASROCK Aura RGB/GIGABYTE RGB Fusion (5V 3-Pin Addressable Headers ONLY) PCI Mount Bracket with Remote - AI-GP-CL

Pros: It has 3 fans as described. It has RGB as described. All functions work via the remote. RGB can be controlled via motherboard as described.

Cons: Feels kind of cheap. Center fan RGB “freaks out” sometimes when changing effects. PWM Fan control does not work, x570 motherboard nor ROG Strix rx5700xt can control fan speed, just stays on the last setting selected via remote control even in “motherboard control” mode. Had to modify the false card edge to fit in a smaller than 16x PCI slot.

Overall Review: I’m a bit of a fan and RGB nut admittedly. I was looking for something to add both and was happy that this one seemed to fit the bill. The RGB works well enough, but the PWM function of controlling the fan speed does absolutely nothing. There are 3 selectable speeds via the included remote control and that’s all you get. My motherboard, a ROG Strix x570-e seems to have no effect, nor does the Auxillary fan outputs on my ROG Strix RX5700xt. For the price I don’t know exactly what I was expecting but the overall build quality feels rather cheap. I did have to modify the false card slot edge to get it to fit in to the available 1x PCIe slot where I needed it to be, seems to have been designed solely for use in a 16x slot but in my build that would have put it too far or too close to my graphics card for proper air flow without interfering with the built in cooler. Luckily since the plastic is so cheap and soft a utility knife did the job and you can’t see it installed anyway. It will probably stay in my rig until it dies or I do a rebuild or something, and maybe at one point I’ll get bored and try to fiddle with its internals to correct whatever problem is stopping the PWM from functioning properly, but why shouldn’t it just work out of the box completely as described/designed?