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Poll Results: Which Color do you prefer?

 
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    Gun Metal
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    Gloss White
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    Matte Black
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post #1021 of 1963
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Yeah the fan blades are clear orange ish, but the LEDs are white.

I want the front highlights to be orange, but I actually want the inside of the case to be white, to illuminate the components. I feel like the colored lighting inside is tacky.

So right now I have the front accents orange and the lighting inside the case turned off. Will probably install a sleeved LED kit or something to get separate lighting inside.

I'm a big fan of those old Xigmatek fans. I used a bunch of them in blue in my old Phantom 410. They look awesome in person with the transparent colored blades and white LED's. I've used the orange in other builds as well.
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post #1022 of 1963
So is there anything else I have to do other than plugging in the molex connector for the fan controller to work? I'm convinced that it's dead on arrival at this point. No lights, fans don't spin at all. At least on the up side the UPS store is within walking distance.
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post #1023 of 1963
There's also a SATA connector that you need to hook up to get that all to work. Make sure to dig for it in that nest of fan wires.
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post #1024 of 1963
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Originally Posted by slippyturtle View Post

There's also a SATA connector that you need to hook up to get that all to work. Make sure to dig for it in that nest of fan wires.

I forgot to mention that I found the SATA header before the molex and plugged that in before I did with the molex. Without the molex the lighting system works fine. With the molex plugged in the fan controller doesn't do anything at all. Seriously they should've color coded these things.
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post #1025 of 1963
yep. its on the hdd bay
post #1026 of 1963
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yep. its on the hdd bay

Speaking of HDD bay, I wish you could remove the top one without having to drill out 4 rivets. I just have no use for it, and it's blocking the airflow from my 200mm fan in the front.
post #1027 of 1963
Some more pics (phone camera...)

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My computer in a JJ Abrams movie

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Outside

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Lights off. Very TRON. Also, makes a cool pattern on the wall.


Edited by NoodleGTS - 6/11/13 at 9:09pm
post #1028 of 1963
Wow that orange looks amazing

does NZXT make a cover for the USB ports on the top panel all the reviews show a rubber cover?
post #1029 of 1963
Yeah it comes with a little rubber thing that fits over them. I haven't put it on.. looks a bit distracting to me.
post #1030 of 1963
I Might end up going with Fractal design R4 change the led to orange and have it white

Maybe get the be quiet and all black and orange


Dam idk I just got prodigy might get rid of it to make orange black white rig
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