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Poll Results: Which Color Version are you buying

Poll expired: Feb 28, 2012  
  • 58% (44)
    White/Black
  • 41% (31)
    Black/black
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post #10901 of 13812
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Originally Posted by jassilamba View Post

Those LEDs do work great, I say why not make your own custom LED lighting solution, given it will take time, but pretty sure it will look good as you can control what parts to illuminate and what don't. I plan on doing that for my present build "Fallout Shelter" using an ITX case.

Interesting idea, thing is I've my pc located in my bedroom where there is 24/7 aircon to keep the temp low
and having LED which are too bright will seriously damage my sleeping time biggrin.gif LED for my rig is just for a showcase, it will be off most of the time so spending that much time to make custom LED? meh..
the RGB i bought has some "Disco" setting on it, havent give it a try , im just still wondering how to cut the LED strip at a certain lenght and reconnect it to another strip with just cables. Still couldnt find any guide for that

in the other hand, I'm still wondering how you can fit everything in an ITX box, it would be hard isnt it?
no build log for that?watercool or aircool?
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post #10902 of 13812
Custom LED's can be hooked up to a fan controller or dimmer so you can control how bright they are/turn them off.
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post #10903 of 13812
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Originally Posted by jokrik View Post

Interesting idea, thing is I've my pc located in my bedroom where there is 24/7 aircon to keep the temp low
and having LED which are too bright will seriously damage my sleeping time biggrin.gif LED for my rig is just for a showcase, it will be off most of the time so spending that much time to make custom LED? meh..
the RGB i bought has some "Disco" setting on it, havent give it a try , im just still wondering how to cut the LED strip at a certain lenght and reconnect it to another strip with just cables. Still couldnt find any guide for that

in the other hand, I'm still wondering how you can fit everything in an ITX box, it would be hard isnt it?
no build log for that?watercool or aircool?

If u go on ebay and look for DLR leds you can find some 6" strips that you can hook up together and from there you can get it done.

You can fit a lot in an itx case as long as your PSU is no longer than 160MM.

Here is me doing the install at MNPCTECH work bench, we did a short video log which should be up, But I will start an official log next week once I get all the watercooling stuff in (going to put in a 240 rad in there and gonna get a 660 ti)
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post #10904 of 13812
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Is that a hue? drool.gif

Looking great! maybe get some colored coolant and plug led in the bridge to show it off even more? smile.gif
thanks. idk if i want colored tubing, coolant or use dye. leds in the bridge would be nice, too. will look more into it and i appreciate the suggestion.
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Great setup you got there!! One suggestion though. You may try spray painting the back of your SLI bridge a satin black. I did this to my crossfire bridges without any problems. Surprising how the small details really help.
thank you! i got a free black 3 way sli evga hard bridge from a friend, and i thought it would fit, but sadly no. honestly, it goes well my alphacool rad logo and copper screws, but id still prefer black as well. will look into it, thanks.
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Oh yeah, Nice Rig. +rep for the finish. thumb.gif
Interested too know, how good twin 680ftw 4gigs can be, have been seriously thinking about the upgrade, are you running surround.
thanks a lot., man. honestly man, if you're gaming in 1080p, there is no need to sli. im not running surround, but i am using a 1440p monitor and will be getting me 1600p monitor soon. these high resolution monitors makes those gpus work man. it just sucks that one of my cards can't overclock for shi... anyways, rep to u too as well.
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Here are a couple of pics of my Switch 810 build. I think this is really the best case for water cooling under the $300 mark. I still need to get a modular PSU to clean up my cable management a bit.
post #10906 of 13812
Just got my Matte Black Switch today, still waiting on a few parts before I can move everything over so now I just have to sit around anxiously!
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post #10907 of 13812
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Originally Posted by CaptainChaos View Post

Just got my Matte Black Switch today, still waiting on a few parts before I can move everything over so now I just have to sit around anxiously!

Why are you not digging in it and putting tiny animals in it while you wait for extra parts?!
post #10908 of 13812
Just got my Gunmetal switch and all i can say is Holy **** (pardon the french) biggrin.gif, being the first case ive had past the $50 mark i just have to give a round of applause for the guys over at NZXT thumb.gif Good Job. The only thing i would even think about changing is the way the window shows some of the drive cages. Not a deal breaker obviously, just a nitpick.

XNine: could you point me to a place to get another cd drive bay cover, i have 2 bluray drives and i would like to stealth them both, thanks.

edit: just a quick question, is the sata plug on the case wires solely for powering the leds for the I/O?
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edit: just a quick question, is the sata plug on the case wires solely for powering the leds for the I/O?

Yes it is. smile.gif
 
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edit: just a quick question, is the sata plug on the case wires solely for powering the leds for the I/O?

Yes it is. smile.gif

cool, thanks. do you know what voltage it pulls from the sata cable. thinking about replacing the sata connecter with a battery pack so i can use the leds without the pc on.
    
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