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  1. So basically using the PWM hub on the newer H440 will control the fan speeds of all the case fans attached to it as long as I have the hub itself in a PWM header on my motherboard?
  2. I was under the impression that only the PWM fans on the H115i wouldn't be at 100% all the time? If I have the rear exhaust AF140 and the three NZXT case fans in the front running off the PWM hub on the H440 will it control all the connected three pin fans or do they all just run full speed? Does just the H115i not running at full speed make that much of a difference?
  3. When did you get yours? And from where?
  4. So I'm still doing homework on my upcoming build (it will be my first build) and I'm trying to figure out a way to get positive pressure in the case. I was originally going to stick with the front 3 FN V2 120mm fans that come with the case and put in a H115i and a Corsair AF140 as a rear exhaust fan but a bit of quick number crunching tells me I'll have quite a bit of negative air pressure in my case and I don't want dust. Here is the CFM ratings on what I have so far: Intake: 135CFM - 3x NZXT FN V2 120mm (45 CFM each) Exhaust: ~170CFM -Corsair H115i (105 CFM) -Corsair AF140 QE LED (66 CFM) I looked at Corsair's SP120 high performance fans for the front intake but I hear they are quite loud. Also, I'll be removing all of the hard drive bays except one for less resistance against the fans. Should I go for better fans in the front or will I even have a problem with dust and I'm just overthinking this? If I do go for better fans I want them to be relatively quiet. Thoughts? Thanks
  5. Yeah I noticed after I posted. I was hoping they were RGB. I'm trying to find myself a 140mm fan that I can sync with Aura but have so far come up empty. Oh well.
  6. Answered my own question.
  7. Thanks for the link!
  8. Title says it all. Specifically, the 60cm magnetic RGB strip. Trim as in cut the end off to make it shorter. Thanks
  9. I saw a video on BitWit's channel from CES and they were looking at the new Z270 Asus boards and they had the new Trident Z RGB RAM and it was synced with the MB LEDs. Hopefully that's a good sign. RAM at 3:45 and 4:40
  10. Because I'll probably end up getting a second 1070 eventually and putting them in SLI. Which wouldn't end up being too much more than a single 1080 cost wise. Plus, the benchmarks I've seen on different games doesn't really merit the extra $200 for me for the 1080.
  11. So I'm planning on building my first PC in a couple months. Despite all my homework since it's my first build I'm sure somewhere in here is something that doesn't make sense. Anyway, here's my list, tell me what sucks so I don't do something stupid and buy stupid things. Meat: - Intel i7-7700k - Asus ROG Strix Z270E - Asus ROG Strix GTX 1070 OC - 16GB G.Skill Trident Z 3200Mhz (white/silver) - NZXT H440 Case (white) - Samsung 960 Evo M.2 256GB - WD Black 2TB - Corsair RM750x - Corsair H115i - Asus ROG Swift PG279Q Shiny Things: - Corsair AF140 White LED fan for rear exhaust - 2x Corsair SP140 White LED fans to replace the stock AIO radiator fans. - CableMod Cables (just ones that will be visible, not a full set) All White - 24-pin ATX Cable - 4+4 EPS - 8-pin PCIe - SATA Data Cable - CableMod RGB LED magnetic strip Thanks.
  12. I saw Linus' video on that this morning. Pretty cool stuff. When I originally had this build planned out about a month or so ago I was going to use an MSI MoBo and a Gaming X GPU and use the red Vengeance LED RAM and do a red and black build but when Kaby Lake and the new Z270 boards came out I decided to go a different route. I still like the look of the Trident Z sticks over the Vengeance though. It will be interesting to see prices on both.
  13. I was looking for different RAM for my first ever build that I'll be doing in a couple months and the new RGB Trident Z sticks caught my eye. This may be a dumb question but will Asus Aura be able to control those? I'm going to be using a Z270 Strix motherboard with a 1070 Strix GPU and RGB strips from Cablemod so it would be cool if I could find RAM I could sync with everything else. If not the Trident Z RGB, are there any RAM sticks that are compatible with Aura? My backup plan is just get the white/ silver Trident Z sticks that don't light up. Also, on the topic of Aura, does anyone know of any case fans that are compatible as well? Any advice? Thanks.