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So ive decided to maybe add some lighting to my rig, blue, and wondered which LED strips are more effective? Bitfenix seems to make a good product with the alchemy light strips but antec also make a lighting product, just to name the two i know of off hand. so the question is of the two which is better or is there another company i should look into? thanks again for the info everyone.
post #2 of 7

I have this and it really is effective.

 

http://www.coldzero.eu/product.php?id_product=13

 

Find something similar and your case will light up really really nice.

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I've got the ones from NZXT and they seem pretty good. Being sleeved is a nice plus and they're plenty bright (3 settings). You can buy them in 1m or 2m lengths and they come with a bunch of little adhesive clips so that you can route the string around your case. No idea how they stack up to the competition though. I just ordered from NZXT because I was also getting a case.

http://www.nzxt.com/new/products/case_accessories/sleeved_led_kit_-_blue
   
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post #4 of 7
I just bought some generic LED strip cheap off ebay. If you got plenty of blue in your rig, i would suggest going with some cold white lighting. If you add blue, to an already very blue colored rig, it will drown out fx sleeving and heatsink colors.

But if you know how to solder and crimp, 5meters of the cheap stuff from can light up a lot of PC's wink.gif
post #5 of 7
I just fitted the NZXT sleeved 2m kit in my box, and 2 metres is just right to go all the way round the inside of my Prodigy XL.
Super pleased with it, on/off switch, 3 way dimmer, sleeved and available in a choice of colours - deffo recommended thumb.gif
    
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Industrial LED bars, aluminum frame, mounting holes, various lenghts (mine is 500mm 20" long), usually cheaper than modding-oriented strips but equally good. Maybe not available in every mod color, but white and blue for sure. Here's mine, warm white. Same model was available in cold white and electric blue, standard 2.5/5.5 coax 12V plug, no power switch but there's a version with it.
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