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Bond007

An attempt at some RGB...despite my dislike for the trend

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Given my additional time at home now, I decided to play with some RBG. I generally find most rgb overdone, but wanted to try some basic backlighting. I ended up stumbling on this for $20 (no tax):

RBG strip kit

Comes with 2x roughly 12” strips, rf receiver (Built in the power supply), controller, and adapters to power from molex or sata. 
 

First impressions are pretty solid, though I have to sort final placement and tidy the wires. Pictures/update to follow.

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Before, the kit content, my rough placement of the power supply, and the interior pic.

Still tidying and trying to decide on a colour.

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39 minutes ago, Soullessone21 said:

Looks great and thanks for sharing but what does it look like on?

All buttoned up now. Still can decide on a colour. Took a picture in red, and my daughters choice of a kind of light blue/teal. I will be dimming it down for sure, but I am actually very happy with it so far. The pictures aren’t 100% correct, as the red appears much darker shade in person.

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I agree it looks great and I'm also in that sort of camp that I'm not big on the whole obsession with RGB on computer parts/accessories.

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Yes but they are not true RGB they can just do one color at the the time. I find the integrated motherboard solutions the best ones plus the added components like GPUs, I remember the Strix GPUs had wonderful illumination and when combined with a glass window case Phanteks P400S was making for an amazing show. If your motherboard has RGB or ARGB strip headers I suggest getting Phanteks light strips, they are truly RGB and the motherboards have a lot better lighting options and potential through the software. Personally I worked with an Asus Prime Z270 which had an audio separation line that was done with RGB LED and it was looking awesome, ask Soul, he has one. 

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