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Its like whenever anyone here see's the word RGB LED they instantly imagine every LED device in the case in multi-colour blinky flashy rainbow mode???

I didn't buy RGB LED's for the rainbow mode. I bought them to give me colour options. Like Corsair George alluded to in an earlier post. I too never use the rainbow modes of any of the devices. I use RGB to carry my chosen colour aesthetic across my whole setup.

I was actually initially going for a simple white aesthetic across my setup. Unfortunately the whites turned out to be subtly different across the devices. The Thermaltake Riing fans I use had a bit of an aqua blue and violet tint to their white which didn't match the Palit GTX1080 white nor my Corsair Strafe RGB or M65 Pro mouse white. However what I was able to do was find an off white tinted colour on the RGB colour wheel software of the corsair Cue and the Palit RGB software to match the 'White' of the thermaltake fans. Turns out I really like this slightly violet tinted off white now rather than plain 'ol pure white.

Then you will prefer the HD120 RGB fans, they don't come off as true to color but are brighter. The SP120 RGB fans are truer to color and a darker shade:

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Then you will prefer the HD120 RGB fans, they don't come off as true to color but are brighter. The SP120 RGB fans are truer to color and a darker shade:

GgMDoxal.gif

Click on the image to be taken to a GIF, not sure why I am unable to embed GIFs here though.

I like the SP better.
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post #113 of 208
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I like the SP better.

I do too. The HD RGB fans are way brighter, and have some more customization options like this (click again):

0DDn6pql.gif

but at that price, there needs to be more- integration with Corsair Link (to have colors change as per CPU temp, for example), a 12 bit controller for more options. 16.8 M colors is all great but Tt offers more at the moment from their similarly priced RGB fans.
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Then you will prefer the HD120 RGB fans, they don't come off as true to color but are brighter. The SP120 RGB fans are truer to color and a darker shade:

GgMDoxal.gif

Click on the image to be taken to a GIF, not sure why I am unable to embed GIFs here though.

I like the SP better.

I just like the way the way the LED's in the hub look, very different from typical LED fans. It gives a softer lighting aesthetic teamed with the opaque blades.
 
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I do too. The HD RGB fans are way brighter, and have some more customization options like this (click again):

0DDn6pql.gif

but at that price, there needs to be more- integration with Corsair Link (to have colors change as per CPU temp, for example), a 12 bit controller for more options. 16.8 M colors is all great but Tt offers more at the moment from their similarly priced RGB fans.

Yeah amazing fans to showcase the PC not run it at home. I wish these fans had software control.
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post #116 of 208
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I like 460x case but corsair says no 280 rad in top but other places says its ok. Which is it? Dont want 280 rad in front and blow warm air to the gpu. Maybe possible to mod to fit 280 in the top?

You can fit it, the screwholes are there, but the vertical stack of fans + radiator might be too thick for most motherboards as there's overlap.

I recommend doing 280mm in front and keeping the top limited to 240mm.
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Yeah amazing fans to showcase the PC not run it at home. I wish these fans had software control.

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so confirm those fans can be controlled thru SW ? this is the only thing keeping me from buying.
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so confirm those fans can be controlled thru SW ? this is the only thing keeping me from buying.

Right now you need the special module which control them manually.
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