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I'm planning on having a green build such as this:

http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...ooled-haf.html

And I plan on getting some Geild green uv 120mm fans to replace in my case, and they have no led.

I realized that by doing this, I won't have any light in my case other than the uv cold cathode.

Now my main question is: What looks better with uv cold cathodes? LED UV fans or non LED uv fans?

Thanks.
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if you're pulling the trigger for that uv cold cathode....IMO just stick with the uv reactive fans....just get a bright ccfl for that.
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Led UV fans and other components because it makes them pop in the dark
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So hard to choose.

Not sure still.
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Originally Posted by Heat View Post
I'm planning on having a green build such as this:

http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...ooled-haf.html

And I plan on getting some Geild green uv 120mm fans to replace in my case, and they have no led.

I realized that by doing this, I won't have any light in my case other than the uv cold cathode.

Now my main question is: What looks better with uv cold cathodes? LED UV fans or non LED uv fans?

Thanks.
Last time I checked the GELID uv fans had white LED's in them...
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Last time I checked the GELID uv fans had white LED's in them...
Seriously?

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=24962

I really don't think so but correct me if I'm wrong.
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Sorry, only the WING-12PL's have the LEDs. If your interested in what those ones look like you can check them out here:


The PL's are available here.
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Really helpful video. I mean I would like to have some green LED's, but at the same time I just love the UV effect and if leds interfere with it, I guess I'll pass.
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Really helpful video. I mean I would like to have some green LED's, but at the same time I just love the UV effect and if leds interfere with it, I guess I'll pass.
I am also planning on going with a more UV style moving forward, I am not a fan of the LEDs in those fans myself, especially since they are white instead of UV. But personally I feel the UV alone might not be enough so I am planning on still using some. I just want to stay conservative about it. Having only UV in the case has the tenancy to have it glow purple wherever things aren't UV reactive. Other lights can help dilute the effect with relatively good success.
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