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Black vs white heat spreader RGB contrast?

I'm upgrading my system soon and I'm I'm looking at the Corsair Vengeance RGB (non PRO version) RAM and I have a choice of either black or white heat spreaders. I'll be using an Asus Prime Z390-A motherboard which has white heat sinks, so in terms of colour matching, the white RAM would look better, but would the black heat sink might offer better contrast with the lighting?

 

Part numbers:

Black - CMR16GX4M2C3200C16

White - CMR16GX4M2C3200C16W

 

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white rgb ram typically offers better reflections and hence brighter colors. I'm somewhat confused as what you mean by contrast for rgb, sorry

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2 minutes ago, Derrk said:

white rgb ram typically offers better reflections

colour has nothing to do with reflections!

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3 minutes ago, Derrk said:

white rgb ram typically offers better reflections and hence brighter colors. I'm somewhat confused as what you mean by contrast for rgb, sorry

Contrast in terms of how how well the lighting shows up on the ram. For example if I had a black heat spreader, and set the lighting to white, then it'd show up better, whereas if I had a white heat spreader with white lighting it wouldn't show up as well if that makes sense? Not 100% sure if contrast is the correct term to be honest.

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9 minutes ago, dgsddfgdfhgs said:

colour has nothing to do with reflections!

reflections may not have been the best term, but white shows color better than black. 

 

5 minutes ago, CrypticDan said:

Contrast in terms of how how well the lighting shows up on the ram. For example if I had a black heat spreader, and set the lighting to white, then it'd show up better, whereas if I had a white heat spreader with white lighting it wouldn't show up as well if that makes sense? Not 100% sure if contrast is the correct term to be honest.

if you're only going to use white rgbs, black may be better. But for other colors, the white ram will make the colors appear more vibrant. The colors from the rgb will make white ram appear to be the colors displayed from the rgb.

 

black may make the colors stand out a little more, but white ram will make the color appear stronger and fill the case better. Especially if your motherboard has white heatsinks, you may as well match right?

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2 minutes ago, Derrk said:

black may make the colors stand out a little more, but white ram will make the color appear stronger and fill the case better. Especially if your motherboard has white heatsinks, you may as well match right?

That's a good point, I'll go with the white then, thank you! :)

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This is art point of view perspective match anything you do to your liking.

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