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Are these cable mod RGB strips compatible?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I want to buy some Cablemod Addressable RGB strips but I don't have a 3-pin addressable RGB header on my motherboard. I see that Cablemod says I either need Asus or Gigabyte RGB header or a Cablemod Addressable RGB header. I found a RGB controller but I don't know if it will work. A USB RGB controller would work too. Here is the RGB strip: https://store.cablemod.com/product/cablemod-addressable-led-strip-rgb/ and here's the Cablemod controller: https://store.cablemod.com/product/cablemod-rgb-led-controller/ Thanks in advance for helping me with this


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2 minutes ago, MrChemistryCow9 said:

I want to buy some Cablemod Addressable RGB strips but I don't have a 3-pin addressable RGB header on my motherboard. I see that Cablemod says I either need Asus or Gigabyte RGB header or a Cablemod Addressable RGB header. I found a RGB controller but I don't know if it will work. A USB RGB controller would work too. Here is the RGB strip: https://store.cablemod.com/product/cablemod-addressable-led-strip-rgb/ and here's the Cablemod controller: https://store.cablemod.com/product/cablemod-rgb-led-controller/ Thanks in advance for helping me with this

Those two systems are not compatible, the only lights that will work with that controller is regular 4 pin RGB based LED's not the 3 pin addressable type.

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That isn't an addressable LED controller. From what I can tell they don't actually sell a controller that works with addressable LEDs, which seems like a bit of an oversight.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, W-L said:

Those two systems are not compatible, the only lights that will work with that controller is regular 4 pin RGB based LED's not the 3 pin addressable type.

Do you know where the controller would be? They list it in the website.


Current Gaming build:

Specs:
CPU: i5-6400 > Ryzen 5 2600+ or Intel i5-9600k+. (All in the realm of possibilities)
CPU Cooler: Dell OEM Stock Cooler > EKWB Fluid Gaming CPU Block
Motherboard: Dell XPS 8910 Z170 OEM Board > Asus Strix B450+, Z370, or Z390 (Again all possibilities, I'm deciding)

Memory: 2x8GB G.SKILL Non-Branded DDR4 2133mhz, 2x4GB Samsung OEM DDR4 2133mhz 

Graphics Card: Nvidia Geforce GTX 1070

Graphics Card Cooler: GTX 1070 Stock Founder's Edition Cooler > EKWB Fluid Gaming GPU Block
Storage: 500GB Samsung 860 EVO, 1TB Western Digital Blue
PSU: Thermaltake Smartpower 750W
Case: Corsair 460x Black
Case Cooling: 2 x NZXT 120mm Stock Case Fans, 1 x Cooler Master Masterfan Pros 140mm Black No-Led, > Corsair RGB LL, ML or HD Series 2x140mm 4x120mm, EKWB Fluidgaming 360MM Radiator
Peripherals:

Monitor: HP 27EA > 144HZ, 1440P, 1MS Latency, Curved. (Haven't decided which one)
Keyboard: Logitech G105
Mouse: Corsair Glaive Black
Headphones: Sony MX110 > Corsair VOID Pro Wired
Microphone: Blue Snowball Black Edition
 

"Gaming" Laptop: Apple MacBook Pro Mid-2012 with Nvidia Geforce Now
 

 


 

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Just now, MrChemistryCow9 said:

Do you know where the controller would be? They list it in the website.

They don't come with a remote based options for 3 pin addressable LED's, they are designed for motherboard's that have a software option for control. Options that have software controlled lights would be ones like NZXT Hue+ and Corsair's lighting node pro. 

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Not going to be able to get get a controller for independent addressable rgb leds.

It's all software based.

 

I say get the PH-DRGB_SKT from phanteks. It has a basic controller with many lighting features and once you upgrade your mobo you can plug into the rgb header and control it via software.

The kit solid ive been happy with the one bought

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
20 hours ago, CableMod said:

@MrChemistryCow9 we don't have our addressable controller launched yet. We launched the strips in advance because you can still use them if you have a compatible header, but the controller is still in the works.

Is there an estimated price for it when it comes out?


Current Gaming build:

Specs:
CPU: i5-6400 > Ryzen 5 2600+ or Intel i5-9600k+. (All in the realm of possibilities)
CPU Cooler: Dell OEM Stock Cooler > EKWB Fluid Gaming CPU Block
Motherboard: Dell XPS 8910 Z170 OEM Board > Asus Strix B450+, Z370, or Z390 (Again all possibilities, I'm deciding)

Memory: 2x8GB G.SKILL Non-Branded DDR4 2133mhz, 2x4GB Samsung OEM DDR4 2133mhz 

Graphics Card: Nvidia Geforce GTX 1070

Graphics Card Cooler: GTX 1070 Stock Founder's Edition Cooler > EKWB Fluid Gaming GPU Block
Storage: 500GB Samsung 860 EVO, 1TB Western Digital Blue
PSU: Thermaltake Smartpower 750W
Case: Corsair 460x Black
Case Cooling: 2 x NZXT 120mm Stock Case Fans, 1 x Cooler Master Masterfan Pros 140mm Black No-Led, > Corsair RGB LL, ML or HD Series 2x140mm 4x120mm, EKWB Fluidgaming 360MM Radiator
Peripherals:

Monitor: HP 27EA > 144HZ, 1440P, 1MS Latency, Curved. (Haven't decided which one)
Keyboard: Logitech G105
Mouse: Corsair Glaive Black
Headphones: Sony MX110 > Corsair VOID Pro Wired
Microphone: Blue Snowball Black Edition
 

"Gaming" Laptop: Apple MacBook Pro Mid-2012 with Nvidia Geforce Now
 

 


 

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