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Old 06-13-2018, 12:52 AM
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Default Upgrading top 140mm Fan

Is it possible to upgrade the top 140mm fan to:

https://www.corsair.com/us/en/LED-Co.../CO-9050077-WW

to add RGB capabilities to the top fan? Or would I still need the RGB Lighting Hub and Lighting Node Pro to make it work?

Basically wondering if the Corsair One Elite has the headers/ability to have this plug into the motherboard and work, or if I would need the Hub and Node to work correctly. Thanks!
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Old 06-13-2018, 01:11 PM
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Not possible, you can technically upgrade it to ML- LED series but not RGB series fans.
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Not possible, you can technically upgrade it to ML- LED series but not RGB series fans.
I know I'm resurrecting a year old post - Why is this not possible? Physically no spare connections inside for an RGB fan? Is it due to the fact that can't physically connect and/or fit the controller needed?

I've been thinking about doing this for quite some time, curious if anyone else has explored this or accomplished since question was raised a year ago.

Looking to install a Corsair HD140 RGB fan.
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Old 07-25-2019, 03:37 PM
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Space inside is pretty limited. To add the RGB Fan, you would need space for a controller (like a Lighting Node Pro) and an RGB Fan hub as well. Each of them also need a SATA power connector. Then, the Lighting Node Pro would need to be connected to a USB 2.0 header on the motherboard, which I believe is already taken up.

That's why Stormshadow recommended a ML-LED series fan, i.e, one that doesn't need a controller for it.
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Old 07-26-2019, 08:35 PM
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I put a ML140 Pro Blue LED fan in my C1...no issues.
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