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Link looks borked. I got an article on 32GB DDR3 Sticks.
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Originally Posted by Spicy61;14608019 
No offense, but that seems like a major ripoff. And I am a Corsair fan--all of my PSUs are Corsair except one XFX unit smile.gif.

As the one member above me put it, it looks like a glorified fan controller.

that's like calling a tivo a glorified VCR..
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Spicy61;14608019 
As the one member above me put it, it looks like a glorified fan controller.

Find me another fan controller that can use custom profiles via software (for more than ONE fan/device) and that costs less.
Yes, the price is steep, but you pay for being early adopters. It's too much for you? then dont buy it smile.gif
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Originally Posted by cravinmild;14606326 
The price is steep consitering its a glorified fan controller with propriatory software.

That said, cant wait to pick mine up. Great idea of having a computer control your computer.

Once you go beyond what can be controlled by your mobo/fan controller this gadget is a godsend. I can start adding more fans without worrying about excessive noise......lighting is just a bonus

I agree...
This + an H100 = Win...

More reasons to not manually get up and adjust fans and have a little more control and monitoring of the fans...

If they have an iPad app it will certainly entice me to get one...
Even more reasons to show off to friends and grow my e-peen...biggrin.gif
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No matter how cool $140 can get you a lot of processing or graphical power. Unless your are going for a 2K+ system $140 looks too much.
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post #27 of 28
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er;14613849 
No matter how cool $140 can get you a lot of processing or graphical power. Unless your are going for a 2K+ system $140 looks too much.

The base unit is $99, the lighting unit costs $40 more for three RGB LED lighting strips and a dual channel lighting controller.

I know guys that have spent $50-$100 on cold cathodes or single-color EL strips, and that's not even software controllable. I think an extra $40 for the lighting kit is well worth it for guys that like lights in their cases.

And of course, the Corsair Link kit isn't really designed to be added to a budget build. If you're building a $750 gaming rig, then Corsair Link isn't for you - but if you've already got a pretty good system and you're maxing out your framerates on your monitor in modern games (like I am), then you start looking for ways to make your PC more functional. If it's already fast enough - what else can you do to it?

Corsair Link lets you make your system work exactly how you want it to. Any fan you plug into it, the system identifies the max RPM and lets you scale the fan speeds anywhere from off to maximum based on any temp in the case or just your own whim.
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Eh, it's cool to control this, but not really needed unless you spend half of your time staring at your PC.
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