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So I've kept my lighting as simple as possible, while still having some ARGB. See my PP for what it looks like.

I've turned the motherboard back LEDs to white, and uninstalled Aura Sync because I can't get the fan LEDs connected directly to the motherboard to do a decent rainbow effect with Aura service running. It's now running in it's default mode which is perfect, except....

The Corsair Vengence Pros are running about 3x too fast set on it's lowest speed in iCUE. I want the closest side of the fan LEDs colours' to match the RAM LEDs all the time (my PP should give you an idea of what I mean).

Is there anyway I can put an custom speed on the RAM effect, or use different software than iCUE to control them. The default rainbow effect on the RAM is also too fast and if iCUE isn't installed then they also go out of sync.

@Fox22743, @iamgigglz any ideas
 

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Just out of curiosity @rinners, what fans are you using. I can't tell from the profile but it kinda looks like gamdias
 

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I've given up on trying to get rainbow to sync between all of my components.
 

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So I've kept my lighting as simple as possible, while still having some ARGB. See my PP for what it looks like.

I've turned the motherboard back LEDs to white, and uninstalled Aura Sync because I can't get the fan LEDs connected directly to the motherboard to do a decent rainbow effect with Aura service running. It's now running in it's default mode which is perfect, except....

The Corsair Vengence Pros are running about 3x too fast set on it's lowest speed in iCUE. I want the closest side of the fan LEDs colours' to match the RAM LEDs all the time (my PP should give you an idea of what I mean).

Is there anyway I can put an custom speed on the RAM effect, or use different software than iCUE to control them. The default rainbow effect on the RAM is also too fast and if iCUE isn't installed then they also go out of sync.

@Fox22743, @iamgigglz any ideas
Did you know you can control Asus Aura Sync in Corsair iCUE? Install Aura Sync, but don't run it. Then go to iCUE settings -> Enable Plugins. Then you can control all Aura devices from within iCUE. From there it should be easy to set up a lighting link to match the fans with the RAM.
 

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I've given up on trying to get rainbow to sync between all of my components.
But why? :cry:

And I only have 2 RGB items, surely that's not much of an ask, the RAM just needs to be at least 3 times slower. Can anyone help me edit the iCUE code or something?

I guess I shouldn't be surprised though.
 

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What mobo are you using? Have you connected icue up with aura sync using the aura sync plugin?
 

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Did you know you can control Asus Aura Sync in Corsair iCUE? Install Aura Sync, but don't run it. Then go to iCUE settings -> Enable Plugins. Then you can control all Aura devices from within iCUE. From there it should be easy to set up a lighting link to match the fans with the RAM.
What mobo are you using? Have you connected icue up with aura sync using the aura sync plugin?
Z370i Strix. I tried that. But I think the issue was that it didn't see the fan as a separate RGB component because it's connected directly to the motherboard or something.
 

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Try JackNet RGB Sync. It's worked really well for me. It can be a little shaky at times but works 99% of the time for me. Got my Maximus X mobo, Strix 1080, G.Skill TridentZ Neo ram and iCue fans all synced up nicely. Doesn't support my Glorious mouse unfortunately.

It's a bit weird to learn but:
- You create groups
- You select a "Master LED" for each group (in my case a fan controlled by iCue)
- You then add "Synchronized LEDs" to the group, which will match their colour to the master LED.

It has a limited list of supported RGB engines/vendors/boards etc, but it's worth giving a go even if your hardware isn't listed.
 

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To be clear the effects match well, colour wise, but I want them to be in sync, ie the left side of the fan to have the same colours as the RAM
 

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Only way to get a proper matching rainbow effect based on my experience is with the likes of a arduino a-rgb programmed controller (one was being sold on carb or still is not sure).
This allows you to set the led's individually rather than them all running the same (as per running through Aura etc).
So for example if you had 3 120mm fans (12 led's per) then you would be able to program each of the 36 led's as if it was a single strip.
 

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Try JackNet RGB Sync. It's worked really well for me. It can be a little shaky at times but works 99% of the time for me. Got my Maximus X mobo, Strix 1080, G.Skill TridentZ Neo ram and iCue fans all synced up nicely. Doesn't support my Glorious mouse unfortunately.

It's a bit weird to learn but:
- You create groups
- You select a "Master LED" for each group (in my case a fan controlled by iCue)
- You then add "Synchronized LEDs" to the group, which will match their colour to the master LED.

It has a limited list of supported RGB engines/vendors/boards etc, but it's worth giving a go even if your hardware isn't listed.
I am confused by this software, it looks really simple, but I could never get anything added and I'd have to have Aura Sync installed which gives a crappy rainbow effect. The start and end colours thing is a stuff up.
 

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But why? :cry:

And I only have 2 RGB items, surely that's not much of an ask, the RAM just needs to be at least 3 times slower. Can anyone help me edit the iCUE code or something?

I guess I shouldn't be surprised though.
There is a way to do this.

Go to iCUE -> Settings -> RAM -> Enable full software control.

Then go to the RAM -> Lighting effects -> Custom -> Gradient. Then at the bottom-right where it says lighting time in sec, make it the same duration as the Prizm's rainbow cycle.

Then, and this is the tricky part, for each LED on the RAM, you will need to set a manual custom rainbow gradient, adding each colour individually using the little + at the bottom-left of the grid. You'll need to do one effect for each LED, each starting one colour ahead of the previous LED.

Make sure you A) set the lighting time in sec for each effect, and B) set the start and end colour (the far-left and far-right of the grid) to match, else it will flash awkwardly. It will look super janky while you're setting it up because all the effects won't start at the same time, but bear with it until you've set up all the effects. They will only start to sync nicely after restarting your PC.

It'll take you a couple of hours and you won't be guaranteed that the iCUE effect will start at the same time as the Prizm's effect, but it should look better than effects with mismatched speeds.

Otherwise, just buy Corsair fans that come with a Lighting Node. Or get the lighting node separately, but I'm not sure if it's available without a fan pack, and I'm not sure if it's compatible with the RGB on Antec fans.
 

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But why? :cry:

And I only have 2 RGB items, surely that's not much of an ask, the RAM just needs to be at least 3 times slower. Can anyone help me edit the iCUE code or something?

I guess I shouldn't be surprised though.
There is a way to do this.

Go to iCUE -> Settings -> RAM -> Enable full software control.

Then go to the RAM -> Lighting effects -> Custom -> Gradient. Then at the bottom-right where it says lighting time in sec, make it the same duration as the Prizm's rainbow cycle.

Then, and this is the tricky part, for each LED on the RAM, you will need to set a manual custom rainbow gradient, adding each colour individually using the little + at the bottom-left of the grid. You'll need to do one effect for each LED, each starting one colour ahead of the previous LED.

Make sure you A) set the lighting time in sec for each effect, and B) set the start and end colour (the far-left and far-right of the grid) to match, else it will flash awkwardly. It will look super janky while you're setting it up because all the effects won't start at the same time, but bear with it until you've set up all the effects. They will only start to sync nicely after restarting your PC.

It'll take you a couple of hours and you won't be guaranteed that the iCUE effect will start at the same time as the Prizm's effect, but it should look better than effects with mismatched speeds.

Otherwise, just buy Corsair fans that come with a Lighting Node. Or get the lighting node separately, but I'm not sure if it's available without a fan pack, and I'm not sure if it's compatible with the RGB on Antec fans.
 

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Only way to get a proper matching rainbow effect based on my experience is with the likes of a arduino a-rgb programmed controller (one was being sold on carb or still is not sure).
This allows you to set the led's individually rather than them all running the same (as per running through Aura etc).
So for example if you had 3 120mm fans (12 led's per) then you would be able to program each of the 36 led's as if it was a single strip.
iCUE allows you to do this as well. Each LED on your AIO pump, RAM module, fan, etc. shows up as an individual LED in iCUE. You can set completely independent effects on each one. That's why I've basically committed to using Corsair for anything that has RGB in my computer (or Asus because it syncs with iCUE).
 

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To be clear the effects match well, colour wise, but I want them to be in sync, ie the left side of the fan to have the same colours as the RAM
Control the fans using iCue. Set one of the fan's left side LEDs as the master, add the ram as a Synchronised LED...or the other way around.

I am confused by this software, it looks really simple, but I could never get anything added and I'd have to have Aura Sync installed which gives a crappy rainbow effect. The start and end colours thing is a stuff up.
No Aura Sync. In my case I only have iCue and Jacknet (and Link) installed. iCue controls the colour of the fans, Jacknet uses the fans to define the colour of everything else.

iCue has an Asus add-on you can install but it never worked properly for me.
 

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Control the fans using iCue. Set one of the fan's left side LEDs as the master, add the ram as a Synchronised LED...or the other way around.
Firstly, how would he connect the fans to iCUE, other than connecting them to the motherboard and using the Asus Aura plugin? And secondly, can iCUE even control Antec fans?
 

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Firstly, how would he connect the fans to iCUE, other than connecting them to the motherboard and using the Asus Aura plugin? And secondly, can iCUE even control Antec fans?
Oh wait I thought he was running Corsair fans for some reason. My bad.
It would work the other way around though - iCue to control the ram, ram as Master LED(s), fans as the slaves
 

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Firstly, how would he connect the fans to iCUE, other than connecting them to the motherboard and using the Asus Aura plugin? And secondly, can iCUE even control Antec fans?
Aura service can control the fan light, or header at least (and it works with this fan), but because of the incomplete looking rainbow and IIRC the motherboard backlight might have to be the same pattern as the motherboard "fan" header I just want to stay away from it.

Is there a way to write a custom preset for the RAM in iCUE or externally and load it in iCUE?

Oh wait I thought he was running Corsair fans for some reason. My bad.
It would work the other way around though - iCue to control the ram, ram as Master LED(s), fans as the slaves
So where does that leave me, sounds like I'd need to use the Aura sync service by the sounds of it? Pity my JackNet isn't working, but if it was can I manually assign LED colours and timing from there? Ie override the Aura and iCUE assignments?
 

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Is there a way to write a custom preset for the RAM in iCUE or externally and load it in iCUE?
See my comment:

There is a way to do this.

Go to iCUE -> Settings -> RAM -> Enable full software control.

Then go to the RAM -> Lighting effects -> Custom -> Gradient. Then at the bottom-right where it says lighting time in sec, make it the same duration as the Prizm's rainbow cycle.

Then, and this is the tricky part, for each LED on the RAM, you will need to set a manual custom rainbow gradient, adding each colour individually using the little + at the bottom-left of the grid. You'll need to do one effect for each LED, each starting one colour ahead of the previous LED.

Make sure you A) set the lighting time in sec for each effect, and B) set the start and end colour (the far-left and far-right of the grid) to match, else it will flash awkwardly. It will look super janky while you're setting it up because all the effects won't start at the same time, but bear with it until you've set up all the effects. They will only start to sync nicely after restarting your PC.

It'll take you a couple of hours and you won't be guaranteed that the iCUE effect will start at the same time as the Prizm's effect, but it should look better than effects with mismatched speeds.

Otherwise, just buy Corsair fans that come with a Lighting Node. Or get the lighting node separately, but I'm not sure if it's available without a fan pack, and I'm not sure if it's compatible with the RGB on Antec fans.
 
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