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Old 04-18-2007, 01:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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1. can somebody tell me the best type of tube lighting for the cases neon?? cold cathode?? I want to use it with UV cable casings (spiral wrap) and blue lighting

2. a psu with blue lighting this is the only one i could find that looked half decent but the brand I have never heard of Newegg.com - APEVIA ICEBERG ATX-IB680W-BL ATX12V / EPS12V 680W Power Supply With 3-Color LED Lights 115/230 V CB IEC 950, TUV EN 60950, UL 1950, CSA 950 - Retail

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Go with cold cathode lighting. They are reasonably cheap ($15-30) and one or two are sufficient to light up the entire inside of your case and make all the parts visible. In my experience, UV lights take quite a bit, can be expensive, and do not really look all that cool. (Unless you have water cooling with UV reactant dye in the liquid. )

Absolutely not regarding that PSU.
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lol I thought the brand was abit dodgy. does anyone know of any good psu brands which have led fans??? I am normally a strict antec or fortron fan boy

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My OCZ PSU has a 120mm fan with blue LED's. Looks nice. I bought one with more watts than I needed, however. You might want to go with a model with a lower wattage. Here is a link anyway:

OCZ GameXStream - 700Watt power supply
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lol any chance of a silver version lol Its just my case is silver Yeah way too much wattage I will look for a more realistic 500-600Watt version thanks thanks for the help
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Oh, there is more...
Take a look at what I found:
OCZ Technology Power Supplies : Performance-PCs.com, ... sleeve it and they will come

There should be something in there that suits you.
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typical the store that I am ordering all my other parts from has no eta on that psu
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i have these and they are nice and bright:

Hiper Cold Cathode Kit 30cm with Dual Lamp Inverter - YELLOW
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I agree on the cold cathode lights. I USED to have a set of UV cold cathode's in my media rig, but after moving a few times, one of them broke. The kit I got was relativly cheap one from CompUSA about 4 years ago.

Depending the on the size of the case, you might want to get 4, rather than 2.
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well the comp Iam modding is the mystic in my sig.................
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