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So I want to put LED's under my motherboard to give a soft glow into the system. What would I use for this?
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LEDs?

Seriously though, What do you mean by your question?
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post #3 of 17
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It's pretty self explanitory.

Anywho I ordered the nzxt led strip kit. They said it should be small enough to fit under the board.
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post #4 of 17
I'm planning on adding some strip LEDs underneath my motherboard. I just bought a 5m roll of strip LEDs off of Amazon for like twelve bucks, along with some rocker switches and a dimmer. These are what I bought, but you can also look at the Cheap LEDs thread on here and find some Hitlights,which are 5050 instead of the dimmer 3528, and ideas for how to mount them. I know you've already purchased the NZXT prewired/rigged LEDs, but in the future these are a cheaper solution if you don't mind a little extra work. thumb.gif Post a pic on how the motherboard lighting turns out!
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I shall!
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post #6 of 17
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I shall!

What color LEDs are you doing?
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post #7 of 17
might as well do the same with mine... give the board a nice backlight. got 16 feet of white leds to use anyways.
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post #8 of 17
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might as well do the same with mine... give the board a nice backlight. got 16 feet of white leds to use anyways.

Precisely! If you got 'em might as well use 'em!
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post #9 of 17
How about this, a custom mobo cover with leds or Cold cathodes to produce a glow? Im thinking of opening a artisan page and making these for people.......


post #10 of 17
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Gross lol. Sorry but that is hideous. I hate bright in your face LEDs or ones you can directly see as it is.
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