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Originally Posted by KruperTrooper View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115037
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128358

Waiting till black Friday to see if I can get a better deal on those two. But seriously I don't think there is a better combo in terms of power vs. money. And you can OC the processor like crazy and the board still keeps up.
That mobo is the Intel Version of mine....
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post #9052 of 19729
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That mobo is the Intel Version of mine....
So you mean the better version?


































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Well I did it coelacanth, bought the Zalman 9700 NT with PWM, 2 Cooler Master blue LED fans, cable extensions for my video card/8P cable and a PWM splitter cable. Thanks again for your advice, now I'll be able to mount both side door fans to the same mobo connection.
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post #9054 of 19729
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Yea i have done that with compressed air.
It got me thinking about that because as I was waiting for my computer to turn off before I installed my new GPU, I noticed that the leds remained dimly lit until the blades stopped moving. Must be the movement of the blades to cause the leds to light up.
But that's exactly what I said: the brightness of the LEDs depends on how fast the fan is spinning.
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But from the pictures, it looks like the yate loons have wires going to each of the leds. So I think they power the leds via the PSU, not by using a "generator."
Like I said, some fans give the power to the LEDs via the cables, and not via the internal generator. But having 4 wires vs. 3 doesn't necessarily mean that the LEDs are powered by the cable. For example, the newest blue "Neon" fan I have (again, by Cooler Master) has 3 wires/pins, but the LEDs are powered through the cable. I have turned the fan all the way off before, but the LEDs still remain on all the way. But yet when I manually spin the fan blades with a vacuum or something, the LEDs light up.
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That mobo is the Intel Version of mine....
Actually, the Gigabyte GA-EP45-DS4P is.
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Which Gigabyte board is best on newegg then?
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post #9056 of 19729
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Originally Posted by lemerex View Post
Thanks....i picked it because of AMD....my machine is AMD so might as well make it look like one...
Good point, makes me wish I'd picked green myself. Looks good!

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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
I installed it myself. Here is the Cooler Master side panel window for the CM 690:

http://www.coolermaster-usa.com/prod...roduct_id=2813

Those fans aren't bright enough. They have good performance and they're really quiet, but they need to be brighter. If they had used slightly brighter LEDs and clear fan blades, then it would be great!

Because the power to the LEDs is generated by the spinning of the fan blades. Try this: use a vacuum (or reverse its airflow if it is so equipped) to try and get the fan to spin really fast. You'll see the lights become brighter the faster the fan spins.

But some LED fans power the LEDs through the cable instead. But I don't think there's really any way to know which ones operate which way without asking others to see if they know from experience.
Oh, thery're not bright enough because the blades aren't transparent. Thanks for the link to that side panel but not a big fan of boomerangs.

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Originally Posted by KruperTrooper View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115037
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128358

Waiting till black Friday to see if I can get a better deal on those two. But seriously I don't think there is a better combo in terms of power vs. money. And you can OC the processor like crazy and the board still keeps up.
My eyes, my eyes..
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post #9057 of 19729
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My eyes, my eyes..
amazingness ain't it?
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post #9058 of 19729
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Originally Posted by KruperTrooper View Post
Which Gigabyte board is best on newegg then?
Probably the UD3P, but I don't know if it's still the best.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128358
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250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
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Samsung SH-S203N 20X DVD Burner Thermaltake Frio Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Retail AOC G2460PG (24" 1920 x 1080 144Hz G-SYNC) 
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250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
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Samsung SH-S203N 20X DVD Burner Thermaltake Frio Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Retail AOC G2460PG (24" 1920 x 1080 144Hz G-SYNC) 
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Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate 
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post #9059 of 19729
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Probably the UD3P, but I don't know if it's still the best.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128358
Yea I figured as much. Just wanted a second opinion.
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post #9060 of 19729
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Originally Posted by KruperTrooper View Post
amazingness ain't it?
No comment. I see you changed your avatar, is that an Nvidia symbol or something else?
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Crucial RealSSD C300 (RAID 0 64 gig x2) Lite-On SATA Windows 7 Pro X64 ASUS MS226 22" 
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