I was on this lifehacker post (sorry if mentioning this is considered rude on here :P) and one of the unused bay extensions will really help me but my question involves these 2.
Is it worth buying a fan controller if you can get an extra fan to deal with the sound? and if you turn down the fans wouldn't this dramatically effect the performance of a machine and cause problems?
I'm not very good at hardware so sorry if this sounds ridiculous. :P