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So my NZXT GAMMA & Corsair H60 arrived today and I got everything installed in it, everythings great, but I thought the front blue LED was supposed to stay on at all times.

Seems its tied to hard drive activity?

Its flashing only when the hard drive is working it seems, and its extremely annoying, especially since my case sits just off to my left at near eye level. And the flashing is really distracting.

I plugged the "+ and "-" front panel connectors into the motherboard.

Is there anyway i can get it to stay on at all times?
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Originally Posted by Blom89;13780112 
So my NZXT GAMMA & Corsair H60 arrived today and I got everything installed in it, everythings great, but I thought the front blue LED was supposed to stay on at all times.

Seems its tied to hard drive activity?

Its flashing only when the hard drive is working it seems, and its extremely annoying, especially since my case sits just off to my left at near eye level. And the flashing is really distracting.

I plugged the "+ and "-" front panel connectors into the motherboard.

Is there anyway i can get it to stay on at all times?

Rig it so that no data travels to it, but just power
post #3 of 10
you plugged the LED in the spot for the HDD LED. You need to put it in the correct spot, that spot would be the power LED spot.
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Is there already a power LED plugged in? If not just plug the LED into the pins for the power LED instead of HDD.
 
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post #5 of 10
When i try to power on my system, i get nothing. I have my power supply switched on, its plugged in, it just seems to be the buttons aren't giving any signal.... I have the + PLED and the - PLED plugged in under "power led" next to each other (+ to the right and - to the left)
I have the Orange cable that says Power LED Plugged in under "PWBTN' The blue Reset SWU cable plugged in under "RESET" and the HDDLED plugged in under "HDLED"

I'm kinda worried... PLEASE HELP!
post #6 of 10
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Originally Posted by wishgallon22 View Post

When i try to power on my system, i get nothing. I have my power supply switched on, its plugged in, it just seems to be the buttons aren't giving any signal.... I have the + PLED and the - PLED plugged in under "power led" next to each other (+ to the right and - to the left)
I have the Orange cable that says Power LED Plugged in under "PWBTN' The blue Reset SWU cable plugged in under "RESET" and the HDDLED plugged in under "HDLED"

I'm kinda worried... PLEASE HELP!

Shouldn't have revived a 2yr thread for something like this, but it sounds like you have the power LED and power switch wires in the wrong position. Swap them and see what happens.
 
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post #7 of 10
I tried that and that was kinda the reason, its because my motherboard has like 50 places that says power led... -_- Thanks anyways though.
post #8 of 10
All the front panel connections should be located in one central area/header. If you're plugging in your power LED on one end of the board and your HDD LED, Reset switch, etc in another you are doing it wrong.
 
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EK-CoolStream XTX 360 (X2) D5 w/ EK Top XSPC Photon 270 Tube Reservoir EK Compression Fittings 
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