fans & lights

Forum discussion tagged with fans & lights.
  1. Question How to connect ARGB to non-ARGB mobo?

    Hello People :) Lately i purchased 3x Masterfan 120 Halo from Coolermaster which came with an ARGB Controller. (Please check the images). Unfortunately later i got informed that my Motherboard ( DS3H B450M rev.1) doesn't have ARGB header. My questions are: Will there be any damage if i connect...
  2. Question NZXT Kraken Z63 fans not lighting up

    The fans suddenly stop lighting up, ive run into this issue before, where they just stop working then they suddenly start working. This time they're just not coming back. I can control them in the cam software; fan speeds. But RGB is completely out of the question, the fans dont even show up in...
  3. M

    Question No ARGB header on mobo ?

    hey guys so I dont have an ARGB header on my motherboard but i have an ARGB CPU cooler so what i was wondering was can i connect the argb fan header on my cpu cooler to the argb light strip header on my fan controller ? Your help will really be appreciated thanks.
  4. inkdrasil

    Question NZXT Fan Controller + additional fans not working? Advice appreciated!

    Hey there! Hoping someone here can help me out. I bought and installed a Kraken z73 with no issues (Cooler, LCD screen and included RGB fans are working as they should). I wanted some additional fans and lighting so I grabbed three AER 2 RGB fans and the NZXT fan controller hub. My issue is...
  5. bagofdonuts

    [SOLVED] RGB on case fans and CPU cooler don't light up ?

    I’ve just finished building my girlfriend a computer and upon starting it up both the rgb for the cpu cooler and the case fans don’t even start. The cpu and gpu fans work fine and I am able to access the computer no problem. I am fairly certain this is a wiring error could anyone tell me what...
  6. Ramiro.Giorgi

    [SOLVED] ARGB lighting cases fans not working.

    Hey people so a few weeks ago i purchased two id coolings TF-12025 ARGB fans to put in my nzxt s340 case. I had to buy an argb splitter cable from cooler master to install them directly to the motherboard and when i installed them it worked fine, giving full argb lighting and spining correctly...

    Question Cooler Master C700P - how to attach fan controller to motherboard?

    Hello, I have a new Cooler Master C700P case ( and so far it has been great. I have two issues: 1) There are four USB 3.0 connectors for the case, with two connectors. My motherboard only has one of these headers...
  8. TheHellTaykr

    [SOLVED] Fan Leds won't work unless I tap tower.

    Alright so this is "my LED fans wont work" number 874 but here is the synopsis. I bought some cheap GIM fans for my first tower. When I power it on all fans are working but the leds on the fans work for a split second before shutting off. Upon further investigation when I tap the power it turns...
  9. Vilqx

    [SOLVED] Issues with MSI ARGB fans showing up in MSI Center

    I just got a new case from MSI that comes with 4 ARGB fans, and I will list my specs below. Case: MSI GUNGNIR 110R (new) Mobo: Gigabyte B450m DS3H GPU: Msi Armor RX 570 8 gb CPU: Ryzen 5 2600 Ram: 32 GB Corsair RGB RT (4x8) So, my issue is that I don't know how to integrate these fans into the...
  10. ProPrimoz

    [SOLVED] Fan is spinning but rgb color is freezing

    Hello! I bought a PC for my friend a week ago. I built them and everthing is working perfectly but I install 3 rgb fans Chieftec Tornado, when I run a pc and it appear that rgb is freezing (some lights are on and it isn't change color, some lights are off and some lights are works normally). I...
  11. MrBuushy

    [SOLVED] Controlling RGB fans with motherboard

    Basically, I bought a 'KOLINK Observatory Lite RGB Midi Tower' and connected the fans to the hub it provided, then connected the SATA to my PSU and the RGB lead to my motherboard which is a Gigabyte B560 AORUS PRO AX ATX Motherboard . The fans can only be controlled by the remote and won't be...
  12. Zeekqtt

    [SOLVED] Will these 5 items work together CPU/MB/cooling/memory /gpu
  13. Twistfaria

    [SOLVED] RGB not working through 2nd Lighting Node Core

    I have 13 RGB fans utilizing these Corsair hubs: Commander Pro (x1) (not using the lighting channels on it at all as it only works with lighting node pro) Commander Core (x1) Lighting Node Core (x2) All fans are running but the 4 fans plugged into one of the lighting node cores are not lit...
  14. Twistfaria

    [SOLVED] 13 rgb fans 1 commander pro 1 commander core HELP

    Ok so yes overkill on fans and RGB I KNOW! Setup: three front intake fans, three bottom intake fans, 3 RAD intake fans at side of case, 3 top fans outtake and 1 rear fan outtake. I’m in the process of installing everything and am trying to think ahead for wiring it all up. I’m trying to figure...
  15. E

    Question Top case fans not lighting up all the time and power button flickering, related ?

    I built my first PC about a month ago and I've had some problems with the fan lights and the power button light. I have 3 RGB fans, but only the one in the front of the case lights up consistently. (it is in slot 1 of their LED hub). The other two, the top two, only light up sometimes. It's...
  16. Banana peel

    Question USB headers gigabyte b450 ds3h

    I’m installing new Corsair exhaust fans and I can seem to find if my mobo has more than one usb header for the controller all I see is one for the usb connections for the case could I remove those and be safe I don’t use them I would rather not but my 2070 super needs cooling
  17. VinceG.

    [SOLVED] HELP! Corsair LED Case Fans Connected to PSU not working!

    Case Fans: Corsair Case Fans AF120 Blue LED x3 Power Supply: XPG Core Reactor 650W Gold Modular Power Supply Cable used to connect to PSU: Molex to 3x3 Pin or 4 Pin Computer PC Case Fan Power Splitter Adapter Cable I was using the Molex adapter cable to connect the Corsair fans to PSU directly...
  18. C

    [SOLVED] Corsair 465x case question

    So i recently bought a corsair 465x case, and it came with 3 Corsair LL120 (rgb) fans and a Corsair Lighting node core. I noticed that the fans were pre wired to the lnc and the lnc was powered by a sata cable and connected to the mobo using usb 2.0. In the front (where the mobo goes) I noticed...
  19. C

    Question what do i need to buy to make these leds work

    So ive had this case for a while and i didnt really care about the leds, but i want them to work now, and i assume i need a fan controller or a header on my motherboard to plug these in also some leds work somehow my case is the aerocool shard and...
  20. menezeshda

    [SOLVED] Lian Li Lancool Mesh II

    Hello guys,i have a lian li lancool mesh ii case and a MSI Z490 a-pro motherboard,is there something i can do to control the rgb of the fans that come with case (frontal 3) ?? sorry im kinda noob xD, thx
  21. Ming60

    [SOLVED] How many fans can a coolermaster ARGB controller connects

    I already had a ML240L connected to the ARGB controller and I am looking forward to buy 4 separate fans of ML120 Halo which doesn't come with a controller, so am I able to connect those ML120 Halo to the ARGB controller? ARGB controller...
  22. Lucap208

    Question Pc randomly crashed and gpu fans no longer spin as well as no display

    I was playing my pc and all of the sudden it turned off. I then tried to start it again and the gpu fan wouldn’t spin and their would be no signal. I plugged my other gpu that also doesn’t display anymore into the same slot and the fans spin on that gpu but not the other. I’ve tried unplugging...
  23. omerdai

    Question Help Motherboard light problem

    Hi, I have my pc for a tear now and I don't usually have problems with it, today I wanted to check something with the RGB fans and by mistake one cable has disconnected and I reconnected it since then something really strange is happening, the front RGB fans are stuck with blue light the CPU fan...
  24. [SOLVED] how many fans can i fit on this motherboard????

    hi i have a micro atx tuf gaming b450m plus motherboard and just wondering how many rgb fans I can possibly fit on it, trying to get as much as possible.
  25. Haydez999

    Question RGB Fans Flashing Red

    Hey everyone. Recently I noticed my front two fans have turned red no matter what color i set the overall lighting too, and now they have started blinking red. The fans are still active, but obviously the flashing lights are telling me something is wrong (pc doesn't seem to overheat still.) Help?
  26. L

    [SOLVED] ARGB fans just works 2 colors

    First of all, forgive my english, im brazilian... hope you guys understand. Well, i bought a new pc for video editing, but im having some issues building this machine. In this pc i have three rgb itens connected to the motherboard. -cpu fan -ram -2 fan cases The cpu fan and ram is working...
  27. Kurt Justine

    [SOLVED] I connected my PWM connector of my fan hub to my 12v rgb header

    I connected my PWM connector that is attached to my fan hub to the 12v rgb header on my motherboard. When I turned on my case fans aren't spinning anymore and the led lights are stuck on stagnant with different colors. The computer itself is working normally and there isn't seem to be any...
  28. P

    [SOLVED] Fan hubs - 3 pin & 4 pin

    Hello all, Maybe someone could help me understand this better as Google is no help. I am building a pc from scratch and everything was going smooth until I started adding the fans. My problem is - I have a fan hub with 10 5-pin sockets which i have connected all of my fans to. ✔ The hub is...
  29. Gakkaki

    [SOLVED] Using Fan Hub for 3-Pin ARGB But Connecting PWM Headers Straight Into Mobo?

    Hi, I haven’t found any questions so far that answer this. I am getting an Antec DF600 FLUX case which comes with an ARGB Fan Hub. The hub is powered by SATA straight from the PSU, which I want to avoid in terms of fan speed control. So I wanted to ask if it’s alright to connect ONLY the 3-pin...
  30. Question RGB Fans, SMPS, Hub assembly problem

    Hi everyone! This is my first time building and I am a complete beginner. Please kindly excuse any dumb questions that might come your way. I connected the radiator and system fan to the motherboard (both LED and power) Apart from that I have two RGB fans: 1. 2x Apevia RGB fans These are the...
  31. T

    [SOLVED] I can’t control the RGB of my fans

    Hi, I got a case from my uncle. It’s nice but he put some cheap coolmoon fans inside. Soon i am going to buy some new fans but now i have a disco case because i can’t control the fans. I don’t have a controller. I try’d some software’s but they could’nt see my fans.
  32. V

    [SOLVED] What about the fans?

    I have purchased a LIAN LI LANCOOL II MESH PEROFRMANCE ATX case. I have plugged almost everything into the Gigabyte X570 AORUS Elite motherboard... except for the USB cabling and the fans. What I am seeing from YouTube videos is that they can run continuously and are loud. I have also seen...
  33. R

    [SOLVED] Can I connect 9 3-pin ARGB fans to 1 3-pin 5v motherboard header?

    I'm planning on buying 9 new fans for my PC. My motherboard is the Asus Prime x570 Pro, and has one 3-pin 5v ARGB header, and two 4-pin 12v RGB headers. All 9 fans are 3-pin, so I'm wondering if theres a way I can connect all 9 to the one header? I found some splitters and was wondering if I...
  34. mcrafter

    [SOLVED] i think i broke my new LED Hub

    So i bought a new pc case (Sharkoon REV200) and i was plugging in the cables , the fan cables where all plugged in a rgb hub in the back of the case which was included. There was a cabel coming out of it with two endings ,one said VDG or something like that (it was a small 3 pin) and the other...
  35. [SOLVED] What are my RGB options regarding this motherboard (Asus TUF B450M-PRO Gaming)

    What kind of fans/strips can i use with this MB's rgb header?
  36. GrnRngr

    Question Fan LEDS short out...

    MOBO: Asus prime B550M wifi CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 GPU: GTX 1660 AIO: CM Masterliquid ML240LRGB 16GB Corsair vengeance RGB PRO Samsung 970 EVO M.2 1Tb PSU: EVGA 650 BQ Semi modular I built a new system with the above listed parts, the case didn’t come with any fans installed so I initially bought...
  37. W

    [SOLVED] The light of 1 of my coolers does not work

    I bought a new computer 2 weeks ago , but now the light of 1 of 3 fans (the one in the back) does not work. I only get a small light beep while starting up but after that no light at all. Front ones work fine. The fans are standard fans from the Sharkoon vg7. For as far as I can tell (not an...
  38. lathny

    Question My Corsair RGB fans work but there is no LED

    So i recently bought a new case. The case came with 3 corsair rgb fans and a splitter. The fans have 2 cables each, one of them is a 3 pin female while the other is a 4 pin female. The connecter goes to the motherboards rgb-header2 and the other cables go to cha-fan1 cha-fan2 and cpufan-opt...
  39. BDumon02

    [SOLVED] Problem with darkflash dr12 pro fans

    Hi, So i bought the 6pack kit of darkflash dr12 pro rgb fans and I connected all 6 fans to the hub, in order, so from 1-6 (there are 8 connection points), then I connected the hub, which is molex to my power supply, so the hub is powered, ass well as the fans, but when I turn on my pc, the fans...
  40. S

    Question How do you turn on the LED on ARGB fans? Confusion between RGB and ARGB...

    Hi there, I'm new with ARGB fans and I don't know how to turn them on properly. I have a Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Pro motherboard. I checked the manual and it has 2x 12V VDG headers and 2x 5V VDG headers. I connected the ARGB fan into the 5V VDG header and the 4-pin into the power header. The fan...