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Old 04-12-2006, 11:29 AM   #11 (permalink)
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you're welcome. blue cc's still look good with the UT board. it doesn't have quite the same effect as UV but the cables etc do seem to react to it a little i have a blue CC in my case
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UV lights can be quite subtle but if you distribute the light evenly, you can get a good glow. Personally, 2 12" blue would be enough and flood your case with light, but 4 12" (or two 12", two 4") UV usually work for me. 2 on top and 2 on the bottom. Most of the people that i know that go UV have a combination of 4 UV cathodes. I've tried 2 12" before, and if you put one on top and one on the bottom, you should still get a decent effect also.
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UV CC"s are pretty weak, if you want bright i would go with the 2 blue CC's but if you jus want some glowing affects, 2 UV CC's and a couple of UV fans wouldnt be so bad
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Nah, I think I'm going to do with the blue CCs. And I'm going to change the 120mm fan on the back of my case to a blue neon one.
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personally i don't like cathode fans, i would just get a decent LED fan
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What's the difference? I'm just looking a fan just like the front of my Antec Super Lanboy case.

Would the blue CCs light up the rear fan much? Because if they'd light it up enough to make it look like it was actually a neon fan, I'd rather save my $50 instead of buying a 120mm neon fan.
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as far as i know the fan in the super lanboy is actually an LED fan . well cathode fans cost more and they don't really illuminate any more than LED fans but what they do do is hurt your eyes by blasting a lot of unnecessary light away from the fan. whereas led fans focus all their light into the fan itself.
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Oh ok then, I've just been calling it a neon fan, lol. The back of the case has another 120mm fan, but its just a normal one. So I might replace it with a blue LED fan like the front, and stick two blue CCs in the case as well.
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Ok, I was just about to order some 30cm CCs, but I just measured my case, and my hard drive bay gets in the way of the lower one. Now I'm thinking of just getting some 10cm ones. How much light would two 10cm CCs, one at the top and one of the bottom, give off?
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2x10cm should be more than enough.
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