Forum discussion tagged with led.
  1. rakinar2

    Question Some basic info needed about my PC

    My brand new DELL Optiplex 7080 tower has a little flashing led light, located at the bottom of the power button. Can anyone please tell me what is the job of this led?
  2. Question What should I do to change coolers color.

    (The image is my actual case). I just bought a new PC case and the generic coolers are in an intermittent rainbow ugly mode, I just want them to be of one specific color without fancy animations. I'm not understanding what should I do. I can change LED strip mode, but can't change coolers mode...
  3. P

    Question Computer Case's RGB lighting turned on randomly for the first time ever?

    I've had my computer for about 2-3 years now and yesterday the RGB lighting on my case turned on for the first time ever while watching a youtube video (about 2-3 hours after boot). I didn't even know it had RGB... The LED light button on the case never worked until yesterday, but after the...
  4. Harel_3060

    Question My LED strip won't turn on when i connect it to PC ?

    ok so, i got an ARGB led strip, and a connector for it (to 3pin 5v) i connected it to my CoolerMaster RGB box in the back of the computer, the LED strip won't turn on, and the motherboard doesn't detect it. The thing is, when i shut down the computer THEN it works for half a second then turns...
  5. B

    Question White MOBO led turns on at boot, no post, near the DRAM or VGA asus B-450-F

    When i go to boot my PC (rtx 2070, ryzen 7 2700x, asus b450-f, 16gb trident Z neo ram) a white light turn on the Mobo and i cant get a post. This problem started out of nowhere and I cant seem to find the root of the issue. After dusting my pc and fiddling with the CPU cooler it booted again but...
  6. Question Can I control Cooler Master RGB Fan LEDS even without any RGB/ARGB Headers on my mobo?

    I'm looking to purchase a Cooler Master MF120 Halo 3in1 White Edition RGB fan set. But my motherboard does not have any RGB or ARGB headers whatsoever. From reviews, I think the included RGB Controller only allows you to control the lights from the reset button in the absence of an RGB/ARGB...
  7. GamingCarmelo

    Question Cpu and Dram lights on motherboard blinking

    I recently purchased a used msi 2060 ventus oc from a local and it was working fine for the first day, nothing wrong was happening clocks were stock, no crashes. I go and shut down my pc to sleep for the night then, the next morning I turn it on it has the cpu and dram leds blinking. I reset the...
  8. [SOLVED] What RGB Cable does the PSX 850GFM use?

    Hi guys, I've bought myself a PSX 850GFM from microcenter clearance stock a couple of weeks ago. Its new and works great, though, the rgb and the power connector were missing. I've googled around to see if id be able to get myself the rgb cable for this unit but the closest i've found are the...
  9. FastGamingYT

    [SOLVED] Connecting 5v led strip to Asus Aura

    I have a 5v led strip but I'm quite unsure how I could connect it to my motherboard as it seems to be 12v. The motherboard is an Asus prime b450-plus. Could something bad happen if I do connect it? Or is there a way to change the voltage?
  10. Ray3567

    Question New build few complications please help!

    Hello! I just built my first pc everything went smooth until it was time to power it on. I'll list some parts in the build: Ryzen 7x Rog strix b550-e MSI gaming trio 3070 ti First start up I got the q code error 02. Second start up and for a few times after q code was d9. I have bios flask back...
  11. Ahxakri

    Question LED Strips & Asus Aura Creator

    Simply put, I cannot get this software to work with my LED strips. Armoury Crate will work with my entire system. I am able to do all of the basic lighting effects to my entire system and sync them together. My entire system is running in a static color, rainbow, wave, or whatever preset option...
  12. C

    Question Two out of three HDDs prevent computer from completing POST ?

    Just to start off, this is an old rig. It's my first computer and I built it in 2014 and haven't changed any internal components since; excepting the addition of two HDDs, one a hand-me-down 70GB Western Digital early on and the other a new 500GB Western Digital within the past 2 years. I have...
  13. E

    [SOLVED] DRAM LED on Asrock H470 Steel Legend

    I've recently bought myself an asrock h470 steel legend motherboard coupled with an i5 11400 and 2x8 ddr4 gskill aegis 3000mhz ram only to find that after trying to boot up my pc...it wouldn't boot... The fans would spin and all, there'd be rgb led's all over the place but no image. Only the...
  14. F

    Question Motherboard RGB LEDs blinking randomly

    I have a ASRock B550M Steel Legend and recently my motherboard's RGB lights started to randomly blink, i've always had it at full red. I filmed it. First it started to randomly decrease the brightness of the LEDs, then it would blink a greenish color (second video), now it blinks a blue color...
  15. kook

    Question What is the meaning of this yellow light inside my tower?

    What is the meaning of this yellow light inside my computer's tower? View: https://i.imgur.com/tzF3wEp.png It is blinking constantly and it's basically been there since I got the computer. It blinks slowly though. Is it maybe related to a WIFI PCIe card or something?
  16. C

    Question Programmable LED Stips

    Are there any LED strips that I can hang around my room that I can buy on Amazon and can control with my PC without an Arduino? I can't seem to find anything on Amazon.
  17. techsture

    [SOLVED] B550 Tomahawk ARGB Header Max Wattage!

    Hi, recently built my gaming rig and chose a B550 Tomahawk featuring 2 ARGB Headers. First (JRAINBOW1) is used for 3 propitiatory 6-pin argb case fans (which are also connected to PSU via SATA, each fan 18 LEDs/1.8W - is all power drawn by PSU, or also by mobo?) and the second one (JRAINBOW2 )is...
  18. Mr. White

    Question Those awful power indicator LEDs

    Hi! Can those power indicator LEDs just be disabled some way, or is the only way to get rid of these putting tape over them? Is it safe to tape them? Asus Rog Strix RTX 2070 Super OC
  19. jaymc

    Question HP Omen 2018 15.6 144hz upgrade to UHD glossy or touchscreen is it possible ? Model I5-ce003na

    Hey people... My son's laptop (HP Omen Model I5-ce003na) screen is broken, his brother threw something at him an broke screen. I was wondering can I upgrade it to UHD glossy I think it's a TFT in it previously it's a 30 pin model no B156HAN04.2... What are my options... can I go 4k.. can I go...
  20. K

    [SOLVED] 12V RGB Led Strip Sync via Splitter for NZXT H210 case ?

    12V RGB Led Strip Sync via Splitter/Hub/Controller for NZXT H210 case. Hi all, So this is my very first time building on an ITX based system. Below are the specs: Case: NZXT H210 Case (not H210i). Mobo: MSI B450i Mini-ITX. RGB Led Strip: 12v from Amazon UK...
  21. Boje22

    Question Bricked & Fried Mobo?

    I didn’t use my better judgement today. Created an account for a second opinion and to log my stupid mistake. specs: Ryzen 7 3700x (prev. Ryzen 3 3300x) w/ temporary stock cooler (lack of abundant thermal paste required me to swap out my EVO Cooler) ASUS B450 Pro 2x 32GB 3600mhz Corsair ram...
  22. Question DIY Custom Led projector

    I want to ask you, if it is possible to do This project ? My car's low beam is not really good, and I want to make really good headlights. Headlights that are really bright when you need it. This headlight upgrade should be cheap (Price to Performance ratio). I added a rough picture of what I...
  23. Amille8546

    [SOLVED] Questions about RGB LED options

    The PC that I am working on is a Gigabyte B450M DS3H WIFI (B450M DS3H WIFI (rev. 1.x) Specification | Motherboard - GIGABYTE U.S.A. ) I've never done lighting and need to know what to buy and were to plug it in. This is new, so I am basically trying to understqand the differences (e.g. 5v...
  24. R

    [SOLVED] LED Strip VS microphone

    Hello! I bought a led strip today. I plugged in and everything was fine, but when I join to teamspeak or discord my microphone is buzzing. Is there anybody who has the same problem and if there any solution? The led strip isn't connected to the PC, it has an own 240W plug. My mic is connected...
  25. [SOLVED] Are magnetic LED strips safe for my build?

    I've got two of these: on the packaging they give a warning: “To avoid system instability and possible data loss Do Not attach these magnetic LED strips directly to DRAM, SSD's or HDD's” I've only seen this after I bought them, otherwise I would have gone for the non magnetic kind and...
  26. N

    [SOLVED] Help connecting LED strips

    Hello there I recently bought 10 meters of LED strip to the roof of my room. But I was 2 meters short. I need to buy 2 meters more. So I looked online to see how I connect 2 led strips, and I found this product: https://www.parts-express.com/LED-Lighting-Strip-Splice-10-Pcs.-073-0102 So my...
  27. [SOLVED] MSI B250i can’t change the colour of LED strip lights

    Hi, I recently purchased these LED Strip Lights I have an MSI B250i gaming pro ac mother board. The LED's light up with a red colour when the PC is on. I would like to change the colour of these. I have installed the 'Gaming App' from MSI which is the tool for changing the LED colour...
  28. Burnsy69

    Question Strange LED behaviour

    Hello, So something strange just happened and I would really appreciate some help or advice! I have just had a issue in-game so I went ahead and clicked the reset button on my case which not only reset the pc but also turned the LED from multi coloured to red and after turning it on again i...
  29. N

    [SOLVED] Why is my power button led flickering?

    Recently, I built a new pc (specs at the end) and once I booted it up I noticed that the led on the power button on top of the case (NZXT H510) was flickering. I went back and made sure the front panel connector was fully plugged in, but it kept flickering. Just wondering if this is a problem I...
  30. M

    [SOLVED] My Cooler Master Devastator 3 Mouse LED won't change and it's stuck on red

    The mouse was working fine yesterday, but now i cant change the colours. Is there any known reason for this? And if there is how do i fix it?
  31. Question How can i have animated keyboard backlight?

    I bought a gaming laptop last week and i can set the color to red, blue, green, yellow and etc but i cant animate it. I was wondering if there is anyway to add animations like breathe, Rainbow, Wave, etc. There is a default a software (Control center 3.0 Led keyboard settings) for keyboard...
  32. WillMclennan

    [SOLVED] PC boots up, however EZ debug cpu LED is on

    So this is an odd one which iv not been able to find an answer for. I recently upgraded from a Ryzen 5 2600x, to a Ryzen 7 5800x. My bios has been updated, version is dated 8/12/2020. I have a red CPU LED (EZ debug) on my motherboard... the information that the instructions give are not...
  33. Spaghetti123

    [SOLVED] Lian Li O11 Dynamic XL case -- front LED is only partially turned on ?

    I put together my pc about 2 days ago but i've found that there is one portion of the front led strip that only turns on. The rest doesn't turn on and i'm wondering if it's a problem with the cables or if it's just a faulty case? I've plugged in the sata connector and connected the vdg...
  34. Mratki

    Question Asus ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING motherboard doesn't support any software for RGB...

    So I made full RGB setup cuz I'm kinda fan of it and I also bought Asus ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING motherboard which is working perfectly but RGB... I tried couple of softwares which includes, Aura sync and Armoury Crate too, and I cannot find any software that might change RGB logo on...
  35. S

    Question LED software interference after installing new GPU

    So this isn't a huge problem, as it really only affects the CPU cooler LED, but I'm genuinely curious what happened to cause it.. I'm running a Gamdias CHIONE M2-240R as a liquid cooler for the CPU, as well as their lighting hub which uses the 5V 3-pin addressable connector on the motherboard...
  36. F

    [SOLVED] HELP! Curved 165Hz 27" gaming monitors

    Hello, I was hoping some of the smart people of Tom's Hardware could help me choose/find the differences between these 2 curved monitors. MSI Optix 27" FHD 165Hz 4ms GTG Curved VA LCD FreeSync Gaming Monitor (MAG270CR)...
  37. mati99

    Question No display on boot - 1 long 2 short LED flashes, what might be wrong?

    Hi guys I recently replaced my motherboard as my PC was not working - and picked up an Asus Strix Z270-I , which according to pcpartpicker is compatible with the rest of my build which consists of : i5 6500 CPU Palit 750ti GPU Kingston HyperX Fury 2x 4Gb RAM 480W EVGA PSU What happened with...
  38. KennHonson

    [SOLVED] What is the best monitor out of the 5 I have looked at?

    A long title. Basically, I looked at 5 monitors, and I want to know which is the best one for gaming/other. (Fast-Paced Games, Slow Paced Games; Other things which require more quality. So like a balance between speed/quality) ! All of them are 1440P. ! Here is the list of Monitors: 1l Acer...
  39. I

    [SOLVED] What LEDs Should i use for Case Power/HDD?

    I am making an external hub for powering on my systems, and i would like to know what LEDS i should buy to use for POWER/HDD indication, preferably White and using the native boards power, (measured @ 5v)
  40. Keelin

    Question What is the issue with my system?

    Recently as I was on my pc the whole system turned off and smelt similar to smoke, I tried to turn it back on but to no avail, this has happened to me before so I bought a new psu. The issue I'm having is that after the new psu was installed it turns on for half a second then stops and all...