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I plan on purchasing a Foxconn BloodRage motherboard with my Core i7 build and would like to get into modding.

The first few things I wan't to do is simple:

1) Take out every single blue fan and replace with UV Red ones
2) Surround the northbridge cooler with small (1mm or smaller) LEDs

I think 1mm sounds reasonable for a red LED surrounding the northbridge. (Ok so maybe not a case mod but still)

I live in the UK and need suggestions on where I could buy and strip of LEDs (Like those found in fans, a long cable with LEDs at certain intervals)

My second question is, how do I wire them into my PC?

Thanks to all those who help,

~ Toonshorty
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The only fans I could think of that are UV red are the AC ryan ones. http://www.acryan.com/index.php?opti...d=19&Itemid=83. I found this UK shop from google for leds. http://www.onestopledshop.co.uk/ The easiest way to connect to your PC is via a molex. There are guides on google.
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no 1mm LEDs =[

And yea, saw that fan before and am getting it!
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2mm is standard unless you go with surface mount, which isn't always that bad.

When I lived there, I bought from Rapid and Maplin - Rapid was much better and had more selection for pure electronics bits, but Maplin had a good selection of other bits and pieces as well.

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