Which is best? manual or mobo cpu fan spead control?

jeanluclariviere

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From my experience - I've always used controllers for case fans, but haven't got a CPU controller. I find the advantage of having controllers is the linear approach the coolers/fans take - (ie: low, medium, high speeds) It provides a stable platform which is more predictable and consistant than the auto feature, though, I would think that with the controller comes a bit more power consumption. It's also more hassle, if you'd rather just play it safe.
 

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Which would give better cooling results under load?

would the mobo controls run the HS fan at its highest while the cpu is under load?