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Looking for sudgestions on proper ilumination colour for my new gaming Pc?

Poll Results: Which ilumination will acomodate more to the theme of my rig?

 
  • 0% (0)
    Nzxt Led Blue
  • 0% (0)
    Nzxt Led Red
  • 0% (0)
    Nzxt Led Orange
  • 100% (4)
    Nzxt Led White
  • 0% (0)
    Nzxt Led Green
  • 0% (0)
    Blue/Green cold cathode
  • 0% (0)
    Nothing, just H100i ligths.
4 Total Votes  
post #1 of 9
Thread Starter 
Good day guys, i'm looking for sudgestion for which colour of ilumination would accomodate more to my new gaminc Pc, most important components will be:

Case Corsair 540 Air



Motherboard X79 EVGA DARK



Sli EVGA GTX 780 Classified

CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 90

PSU EVGA 1300G2


CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 75

No extra fans yet, till decide the ilumination colour.
post #2 of 9
White CCFL.
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post #3 of 9
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dire Squirrel View Post

White CCFL.
Is not Led sleeve better than cathode?
post #4 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sujeto 1 View Post

Is not Led sleeve better than cathode?

Why would it be better?
LED's did not become more common than CCLF because they are better. they are simply very easy to work with and the small size and good light output mean that they can be placed where CCFL's can't.

CCFL's give more even lighting and more often than not, their light is "cleaner".
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post #5 of 9
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dire Squirrel View Post

Why would it be better?
LED's did not become more common than CCLF because they are better. they are simply very easy to work with and the small size and good light output mean that they can be placed where CCFL's can't.

CCFL's give more even lighting and more often than not, their light is "cleaner".
Ok thanks direl, any reason to prefer white ilumination on this rig? I was also willing to go for white.
post #6 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sujeto 1 View Post

Ok thanks direl, any reason to prefer white ilumination on this rig? I was also willing to go for white.

I simply prefer it. White tends to be less intrusive if the rig is within sight when in use. It also shows of the components better.
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post #7 of 9
I voted white. It would be quite pleasing.

Having too much coloured lightning in a rig isn't that pleasant. And if so, it has to be very subtle in order to avoid being annoying. With the colours of your parts, most fitting would be red. However red isn't subtle.
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post #8 of 9
I would vpte for an NZXT HUE so you can change color whenever you want biggrin.gif.
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post #9 of 9
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Phelan View Post

I would vpte for an NZXT HUE so you can change color whenever you want biggrin.gif.
Oh crap, i ddint even know that thing actually exist. Allready oredered the white sleeve.
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