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Remove Blue LED's from Stock 980x Cooler?

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All the rest of my case fans are red and having one blue one in there seems odd too me, so I would like to get rid of it.

I don't know if it works the same way as other intel stock coolers, but would it require cutting a wire? If so, where might it be? tongue.gif

http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1245/2/

Thanks smile.gif
Edited by Heat - 7/22/11 at 6:59pm
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Why did you buy a $950 CPU and not purchase a cpu cooler, I'll be the first of many to say this. If you want to you could also use a screwdriver and a hammer to bash out the led.
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Lol Intel ricing their stock coolers...

I guess try to locate the LED and snip its lead or stab it with a soldering iron.
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Originally Posted by the.FBI;14313020 
Why did you buy a $950 CPU and not purchase a cpu cooler, I'll be the first of many to say this. If you want to you could also use a screwdriver and a hammer to bash out the led.

Later I'm going to be using watercooling. I just don't have the appropriate case at the moment.
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Not that hard, just find the wire and snip it, or find the wires coming off the leds and snip them.
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Well, there's 4 wires, these are the colors from left to right: Blue, green, yellow, and black. which wire is it?
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you have to clip the wires coming out of the leds themselves. Cut any of those wires and say bye bye to the fan.
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