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Old 04-09-2018, 11:05 AM
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Default Whats the difference between link and icue?

Is there a difference between the two? Or both do the same thing?
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Old 04-09-2018, 11:27 AM
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CUE (not iCUE) and Link were two different products. Link was used to control Corsair devices like the Commander Pro, Lighting Node Pro, and there attached devices. CUE was used to control RGB devices through a universal tool.

People can correct me if I am wrong, but they are combining a lot of the functionality of both into iCUE. Though iCUE has the same functionality of controlling RGB profiles, macros, and etc for Keyboards, mice, headsets, and other devices, while syncing them the lighting from RGB Fans and RGB lighting strips.

So instead of two software that manually require changes, you change it one place. iCUE is still in the early release stages, so they still need to fix some bugs and add features, though it is much better than other "stable" release by other companies.
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Old 04-09-2018, 12:38 PM
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Solarity's got it.

iCUE combines CORSAIR LINK and CUE into a single software utility.
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Solarity is correct ... but that's only part of the story.

Not only does iCue allow you to synchronize ALL of your Corsair RGB devices, whether "inside the case" or "outside the case", it provides some really advances features for RGB control that you just don't have in Link. You can control individual LEDs on the fans and strips - something you couldn't do in Link.
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Solarity is correct ... but that's only part of the story.

Not only does iCue allow you to synchronize ALL of your Corsair RGB devices, whether "inside the case" or "outside the case", it provides some really advances features for RGB control that you just don't have in Link. You can control individual LEDs on the fans and strips - something you couldn't do in Link.
Yeah forgot to mention that. I made an Overwatch Profile and the top fan has the top 4 LEDS as orange, while the bottom 8 are white to make it look like the OW logo. You couldn't do this in link.

It is by far the most powerful RGB tool out there, I bought the Lighting Node Pro online, while I was in the middle of downloading the early release. I am very pleased with the tool.
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BUt is iCUE only useful for RBG controle of Corsair devices?
So if I have an AsRock motherboard with RBG, I will still need the AsRock sotware?
Or is iCUE universal RGB control?

If not then link is still the best option for those who don't have their entire system/case all Corsair products
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BUt is iCUE only useful for RBG controle of Corsair devices?
So if I have an AsRock motherboard with RBG, I will still need the AsRock sotware?
Or is iCUE universal RGB control?

If not then link is still the best option for those who don't have their entire system/case all Corsair products
Neither Link nor iCue control non-Corsair device RGB.

So I'm not sure how you come to the conclusion, based on the arguments presented, that "Link is still the best option".

Link will no longer be updated moving forward. There will be no more bug fixes or devices added. It is End-Of-Life.
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Great reply.. Solarity :)

nothing to add.. all been covered.. switch to iCue.. its the Future!
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Neither Link nor iCue control non-Corsair device RGB.

So I'm not sure how you come to the conclusion, based on the arguments presented, that "Link is still the best option".

Link will no longer be updated moving forward. There will be no more bug fixes or devices added. It is End-Of-Life.
Hello, I want to use corsair link for my h100i v2 but if i install icue its taking all control . I dont want that because its buggy for controling my pump and fans. Sometimes its not working when i open my pc or sometimes its like idle not working in a couple hours.

Is there any way to control my h100i with link with installed icue. I want to use icue only for my keyboard k70 and mouse. ? Thanks
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You would need to uninstall iCUE and use CUE 2.24.50 for your peripherals. If you prefer the visual aesthetic of Link, that’s one thing. If you think you will gain more reliability by retreating to an unsupported prior software version, that is not likely to play out in a beneficial way.
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You would need to uninstall iCUE and use CUE 2.24.50 for your peripherals. If you prefer the visual aesthetic of Link, that’s one thing. If you think you will gain more reliability by retreating to an unsupported prior software version, that is not likely to play out in a beneficial way.
iCUE software has several bugs for h100i v2. Why they dont fix this issues really i dont get it .. I will sell it soon and planning to buy a nzxt cooler. End of story. Im tired of bad customer support.
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iCUE software has several bugs for h100i v2. Why they dont fix this issues really i dont get it .. I will sell it soon and planning to buy a nzxt cooler. End of story. Im tired of bad customer support.
What bugs would those be? I'm curious as I have two systems with iCUE and an H100i V2 ...
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Its simple, Link works. Icue does not. THAT'S the difference my friend.
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Great reply.. Solarity :)

nothing to add.. all been covered.. switch to iCue.. its the Future!
If its the future then corsair is in deep trouble. I've stopped buying anything from corsair that uses icue. Sure i'm not alone.
When will icue be out of alpha testing again?
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Its simple, Link works. Icue does not. THAT'S the difference my friend.
iCue works just fine on my systems. So ... that's not really helpful to see what your issue is.
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