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    I wonder witch kind of lights you guys use in your cases, to make them blue, and if you power them from your motherboards or...
    I'm new to this but I am very intressed in it.
    Would really approciate any help/tip...

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    I got Green Neons, got them from pccasegear.com
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    Can I suggest you have a look at Tweak's review <a href="http://www.tweaktown.com/document.php?dType=review&dId=212">here</a>? it's a nice little product, as you will see

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    I brought car stero neons wholesale through family, they might not be cold cathodes but at least for the long ones they are only $25AU :thumb:
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    I wouldn't reccomend powering from the motherboard, use a molex connector. Get you some Y adapters if necessary, don't take power from your mobo if it can be avoided.
    The reason a diamond shines so brightly is because it has many facets which reflect light.

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    i use a cold cathode flourescent light. case lights are powered by the power supply.

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    I got a blue theme goin on in my case. It was that or green...

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    Yeah, Cold Cathodes are alot better then neons, but it doesn't really matter...CC or Neon, it's still gonna look good with a window, but if you go for neons you might want two...
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    morgan does your cold cathodes get their power by the PSU?
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    I have one blue neon at the bottom of my case!:p
    My System:
    AMD XP1700+@XP2000
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    512 MB PC2700 DDR Ram
    Geforce 2 Pro 64 MB

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