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[MPC] NZXT Puts Cooling and Cable Management on the "Grid"

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Anyone can be a master at cable management, it just takes a little patience, planning, and careful execution. That doesn't mean it's easy. Some of today's cases come with more fan mounts than you have fingers to count, and if you take advantage of all that air cooling potential, cable management can quickly get out of hand. That's where NZXT's new Grid 10-port fan hub comes into play.

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post #2 of 115
between their fan controllers, the hue, aperture m, and now this nzxt is really in my opinion setting themselves appart with essential case accessories that do a great job. have the HUE and mesh fan controller myself, love them, they just work!
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just 12$?! drool.gif
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Wow this is so sick! thumb.gif
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This looks perfect for my project that I have in mind, can use externally and could still look good while doing it, thanks NZXT!
    
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I need this. My fans are all piggybacked off of the same molex connector, it looks atrocious and takes up a ton of space behind my motherboard.

Buying.
 
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But i want a controller via USB with something like this. Why is it so hard to make?
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post #8 of 115
I've already bought and installed 4 NZXT Kraken x60 water cooling kits for several machines I built at work, and they worked like a charm. Cost effective, easy to install (even in a Corsair case) and cool like nobody's business.

I just picked up an NZXT Hue for my wife's build and it was a good, fairly inexpensive, and easy way to add LED lights to a rig. It looks great in the NZXT Switch 810 case that I did a "Reverse ATX mod" to.

Something tells me I'm going to have to pick up one of these and give it a try as well.
Edited by 47 Knucklehead - 4/16/13 at 6:04pm
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

But i want a controller via USB with something like this. Why is it so hard to make?

I have one of them in my "Muzzle Flash" build. I have a few photos of the install and even a video of it in action. It wasn't cheap, but it works wonders.

USB-LED-1 RGB LED Controller - $49.01
Edited by 47 Knucklehead - 4/16/13 at 6:00pm
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The main focus of this product is to be a fan HUB. That's it, and that's all. If you look at similar products on the market, they're all either extremely ugly, intrusive, or cost way more than they should. Hence, the Grid. 12 bucks is hitting a pricing segment no one else can really touch for what you're getting here.

Since it does have its own power source, you can hook the control cable up to any 3-Pin port, such as a motherboard header or a fan controller, and control the fans from your Fan software or your fan controller, without worrying about powering all of those fans.

I think our designers nailed it out of the park on this one.
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