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49LONE82

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k so I'm doing my first Water cooled, ARGB Everything build. TT Tower 900 Case, MSI MEG x570 Godlike Motherboard w/ AMD Ryzen 9 3900x. It's a big one. I have 13 x 140mm ARGB fans (8 x Coolmaster MasterFan MF140R, 5 x Thermaltake Riing Trio 140mm. About 8 ARGB Tubing connecters (TT), ARGB CPU Water Block (Corsair Hydro X Series, XC7 RGB), ARGB GPU Water Block (Bitspower Lotan VGA Water Block for ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 20 Series), 2 x ARGB Pump/Reservoir's (Thermaltake Pacific PR22-D5 Plus) & probably a couple ARGB LED Strips..... Ohh.. and a ARGB PSU(TT 1200W) Would like it all controlled with Software but I'm dumbfounded on how to hook it all up. Need some advise. Thanks
 
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Looks like thats gonna be a helluva rig when finished. I built my current rig 2 yrs ago with the same case and it was such a joy to work in, soooo much room for everything...

Even though I did not w/c it, I also have 13 fans, a 280mm AIO cooler and w/c Seahawk GPU, so lots stuff in there with plenty of room still available for other stuff...

But I used a digital fan controller in the 5.25" slot, with some 2>1 & 3>1 cables to get all the fans connected to it, and my light strips are connected to a lighting controller module, nottaproblemo...

Good luck with your build :peace:
 
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meh.
if you planned to make fancy painting why didnt you got single color fans and use controller to set proper color for wb/fittings.
now rainbow blink will take away attention from cool paint.
 

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meh.
if you planned to make fancy painting why didnt you got single color fans and use controller to set proper color for wb/fittings.
now rainbow blink will take away attention from cool paint.
More options with addressable including single color
 
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but also far more complicated setup for color control.
single color fans need just power plug and work from just any fan header at the cost of ~1W higher power draw.
anyway dont forget to post the video with all blink turned on :)
 
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WOW....
just friggin...
W..O..W...:peace:

Great job, kinda reminds me of some stainless steel plating that someone I know went after with a drill-mounted wire brush and got a bit too agressive with it, and then added some black highlights to make it look really coooool..
 
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That is a pretty killer paint job man. A bit busy for my taste, but definitely well done.

But yeah, this could use some understated, single color ARGB theming to tone the whole thing down. I reckon you do want to look at the monitor at some point in time right? :p

I'm almost sure you considered it, but colored lighting will make your highlights either stand out and reflect, or completely get absorbed. So different colors will change the patterns on your case as well. This is why single color, or single color in specific places is going to work well. Too many colors will mix and make it a garbled mess.
 
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