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i'm looking to put a white led light at the top of the inside of my case.

not sure where to find one any good websites?

i only know of a-power and ncix (in canada) as places to buy computer parts..

thanks guys
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Use cc tubes, the illumination will be much more even.
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LED is too spot-lit, CCFL tubes are generally cheaper and give a more even glowing effect.
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Use cc tubes, the illumination will be much more even.
This. I have found LEDs to be good for accenting certain things, like putting a bunch of LEDs behind the mobo to give sort of a glow, but using them inside your case to light it up imo is too harsh.. cathodes are a much better approach, and not very expensive.
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post #5 of 7
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would palces like ncix.com carry cc?

also, are they hard to install?

any links to some pics/threads?
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Yes ncix does cary them, here is the link: http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=49...sys%20Computer

Also Ebay has them in a couple different flavors, you just have to make sure it has the power block with it.: http://cgi.ebay.com/Logisys-Dual-Whi...item588d6b6fdf

They are super easy to install. The power is provided by a molex connection. They come with a couple peices of velcro that has stickers on the backsides, you simply stick it to the cclf tube and the place in your case where you want them and presto! instant light. I personally think its best if you can hide the tube and still get the light so you are not looking at a ccfl lol.
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would palces like ncix.com carry cc?

also, are they hard to install?

any links to some pics/threads?
Check out the first and last pics in my build log. In those I have one above the inside of the case, and one to the right.
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