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Aerocool Modern V Display

Author:  Jack Wells
Date:  2008.08.18
Topic:  Peripherals
Provider:  Aerocool
Manufacturer:  Aerocool

Aerocool Modern V Display

Aerocool Modern V Display


The Modern V by Aerocool is a stylish front panel for your computer that helps you see the temperature of up to 4 places in your computer and control up to 4 fans.  The display comes with a backlit LCD that allows you to easily see the output of it even in a dark room.  The Aerocool Modern V is a perfect compliment to any high performance computer.

Aerocool Modern V Display
Aerocool Modern V Display
Front of box
Back of box
Aerocool Modern V Display
Top view
Aerocool Modern V Display
Front view

Notice in the above pictures the large LCD screen and the small profile of the panel. It may take up 2 bays, but it makes up for that by being very short allowing a lot of cables to be stuffed into those bays, helping with cable routing. When you first unpack all of the cables for this thing you may be slightly overwhelmed, but it’s actually very easy to hook up and won’t impact your cable routing too much.


According to Aerocool

  • Modern designed fan controller with Unique and Colorful LCD
  • Large LCD with "easy to read" information
  • Choice of auto or manual fan speed and temperature control
  • Switch between Celsius and Fahrenheit
  • LCD backlight can be switched on or off
  • Alarm fan speed and temperature setting for overheating protection
  • All custom settings can be reset to factory settings
  • Smart fan controller - All custom settings will be memorized after computer restart
  • Control 4 sets of temp and fan speed
  • 2 x 5 1/4" bays
  • LCD Display


To install the Modern V you simply slide it into 2 bays and connect it to your power supply. After that you hook up to 4 fans and the 4 probes up. In the pictures below ignore the messy wiring, this was before cable routing.

Aerocool Modern V Display
The case before
Aerocool Modern V Display Aerocool Modern V Display
The probes
Probe attached

The probes, shown above up close, come with some tape that you use to adhere it onto parts of your case. I chose 4 important spots:

  • CPU waterblock
  • GPU heatsink
  • Hard drives
  • Free hanging (for case temperature)

Here is a picture of my case with the probes installed, they are hard to see so I circled them.

Aerocool Modern V Display



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