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Matt_West_Mids
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Hi All,

 

I've recently purchased a pre-built computer with the following:

 

Case: Corsair 4000D Airflow White

 

CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i Capellix Black

 

I believe the H100i Capellix comes with a Commander Core.

 

I am wondering what else I will need to run 4 more cases fans = 3 in front as intake and 1 on rear as an exhaust.

 

I was going to buy a three pack with a lighting node plus 1 fan on its after researching is there anything I need?

 

Also which type of fans do I need I've read somewhere they have to match the 8 led fans on the cooler so they will all sync and work with icue.

 

Thanks for any help in advance! :)

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The Commander Core is a PWM only controller. Whatever fans you choose, make sure they are PWM if you want speed control. Most Corsair RGB fans are PWM, but the SP-RGB and SP-Pro are DC 3 pin and will be stuck at maximum speed.

 

Lighting effects and presets work a lot better when the fans have the same number of LEDs and especially the same physical LED geometry. It is possible to use other fans types on the Com-Core, but a fan with outer ring LEDs will always look a bit strange when paired with another with fewer inner ring LEDs and requires a higher skill level (or more work) to make viable patterns. The perfect match for your ML-Elite fans from the Capellix is the SP-Elite that is both PWM and 8 center hub LEDs, just like the ML-Elite.

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The Commander Core is a PWM only controller. Whatever fans you choose, make sure they are PWM if you want speed control. Most Corsair RGB fans are PWM, but the SP-RGB and SP-Pro are DC 3 pin and will be stuck at maximum speed.

 

Lighting effects and presets work a lot better when the fans have the same number of LEDs and especially the same physical LED geometry. It is possible to use other fans types on the Com-Core, but a fan with outer ring LEDs will always look a bit strange when paired with another with fewer inner ring LEDs and requires a higher skill level (or more work) to make viable patterns. The perfect match for your ML-Elite fans from the Capellix is the SP-Elite that is both PWM and 8 center hub LEDs, just like the ML-Elite.

 

Perfect thanks mate I'll take a look for these.

 

Would i be able to power and control all the fans with the commander core and lighting node? that's 6 fans wasn't sure if I needed a commander pro as well.

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