Frequent question: What do I need for RGB fans?

Some only need one cable, some need a controller and rgb hub and a lot of other stuff. For example, Corsair’s RGB fans require a the RGB cables of the fans to be plugged into an RGB Hub, and that RGB Hub plugs in to a Lighting Node Pro, which plugs in via SATA power and USB to the motherboard.

Do you need RGB motherboard for RGB fans?

No. You just need to connect the lighting node to a USB header on your motherboard. You will then connect the RGB cord from the fan(s) to the lighting node.

Do I need RGB controller for fans?

You are going to need more rgb headers if you want to be able to get lighting on the fans. … Note that this one only controls the rgb lighting and you’re going to need to plug the fans into your motherboard.

Can I plug Argb into RGB?

NO, NO AND MORE NO!!! RGB is different than ARGB. RGB is 12v with 4pins on the MoBo/controller ARGB is 5v with 3 pins.

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What is the difference between RGB and Argb?

aRGB header uses 5V of power, where RGB header uses 12V. To put it simple, RGB header is mostly for RGB light strip (A long chain of RGB LED light). aRGB header is mostly for devices that has its own controller built in.

Is a RGB controller worth it?

Performance wise, RGB is completely useless. It doesnt add anything. But visually, it can make a computer case look awesome and with style. … Of course, nothing says you can’t be creative with the lights, like in my case where I used the LEDs to give style to the whole desktop when I work at night.

Do RGB fans need Sata?

I don’t see why you would need one unless if you’re running a fan controller. Or an rgb controller. But both of those items should have a sata cable. These can connect direct to the mother board and controlled via bios.

Can you plug a fan into RGB header?

No you can’t, pinout isn’t compatible.

Do I need an RGB hub for Corsair fans?

So yes, if you want to control the RGB on all of your fans using iCue software, you will need the hub and either a Commander or Lighting Node Pro. Check out Zotty’s CORSAIR RGB Hardware and iCUE Eco-System FAQ for more information and diagrams on how to connect your hardware.

Where do you plug in Corsair RGB fans?

Look for the two cables that are labeled with a “1” on them. This is where the fans will connect into. One connector is designed to power the fans and the other for the LEDs. Once you connect them, be sure to hook up the Micro-USB that comes with your unit into your motherboard.

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Can I mix Corsair fans?

You can NOT mix fan types on the Corsair RGB Fan LED Hub.

Where do I connect RGB fan?

Use RGB Y-Cable to connect the fan and the motherboard. Please use RGB 4-Pin connector to an RGB header, and 4-pin fan connector to a fan header on the motherboard.

Do RGB fans have 2 cables?

Basically each fan has two cables, one cable goes to the fan header on the motherboard like normal (or to a fan controller in this case). And the second cable goes to an rgb controller (which these corsair fans come with).

How many RGB Fans Can you daisy chain?

Available in either Black or White, these fans utilise a single control hub with four inputs, each capable of controlling up to 4 fans each, making it possible to have up to 16 RGB fans connected and controlled by this one hub.

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