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GSKILL [...] is thrilled to announce the Trident Z RGB Series - the world's most revolutionary RGB lighting DDR4 memory kit. Requiring no additional power connections, this incredible feat of engineering bares pure RGB lighting across an uncovered full-length light bar on the award-winning Trident Z series heatspreader design.

By default, the Trident Z RGB will display a rainbow of colors in a wave-style lighting effect, illuminating any system with a myriad of hues. Further lighting effects and color customizations can be controlled and chosen through software, scheduled for a February 2017 release.




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https://www.techpowerup.com/228831/g-skill-announces-revolutionary-rgb-lighting-ddr4-with-trident-z-rgb-series
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I admit that it's gone a bit too far with the RGB-everything,but it's always nice to be able to color orient your build as you want thumb.gif
     
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Yeah this looks good and if you are a fan of gskill this should be a def buy.
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Yeah, definitely. I think these are the best out so far though. The coloring is perfectly diffused and filling without being glaring. I wonder how the software will be. I hope it's like Crucial's for the Ballistix Tracers, so you can tie in color functions to RAM activity. Either way, I think these will take the reins away from Corsair's LED RAM line up.
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They apparently have a different definition of the word "revolutionary" than I do.
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RGB reminds me of the craze where people were ricing out their Civics and like with clear hoods, oversized spoilers, ect
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Back in the late 90's - early 00's I would care about LED's on everything, but now I am all about minimal and functional design. RGB everything is really getting crazy.
   
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Vive la revolution!

LED's are good at dissipating heat right?
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It's like all the people who wanted these as a kid:



are suddenly making PC parts.

RGB it, RGB it all!!!

That said, at least this makes sense. Ram isn't upgraded often and it's usually already colored it's nice knowing you have an option that will match whatever theme you want.

Back in the early 2000s cold cathodes were all the rage and my system was black w/ blue lighting. My current rig is black w/ red lighting but its slowly just going to plain old no lighting.

Getting old and all that.
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Blinkenlights are cool but RGB...oh noooo...we're too mature for that kind of hogwash. rolleyes.gif
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