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is UV lighting worth it?

post #1 of 36
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title says all.
i have a clear sided case with blue lights.
would UV lighting be worth the money?
and if it is can you recommend a UV cold cathode that doesnt burn out in a month? thx.
    
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post #2 of 36
"worth it" is completely subjective. I personally hate having any lights in my case...
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Originally Posted by kevingreenbmx View Post
"worth it" is completely subjective. I personally hate having any lights in my case...
this. when you first start out PC buidling, you might like lights. I for one love black on black, no lights.
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post #4 of 36
Well do you have anything that would glow under UV light? Otherwise it'll just give a purple glow.
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I just bought some blue cathodes myself.. I quickly found out how crappy they are by just looking and the materials and how they were made. I also found out that i need more parts (cable extenders that aren't normal, new converter to make it look better and a custom switch because I apparently can't use this these with my fan controller) than what I was hoping for. expect to put 40-50$ into it if you do add lights.

also it turned out ok

post #6 of 36
i think it really depends on ur taste and how its done.

tell me thats not hot. (don't rly tell me...)
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post #7 of 36
UV Cathodes are good if you have cables or parts that are UV reactive. If not dont bother.
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post #8 of 36
The effect can be very soothing.

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post #9 of 36
The only time I like CCFL's are when the colors are in theme and you cannot see the actual tube, just the glow.
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post #10 of 36
it can also be a disaster... uv lights will show dust very easily.
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