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  1. #1
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    Razer Synapse + Aura Sync. Why don't we have this already?

    Aura Sync is the single most crappy RGB software that ever existed. This is a fact. It doesnt sync, most of the time it crashes, it says it supports independent lighting effects on different zones but it doesn't. it sucks in every way.

    Asus has great hardware but weak software, this is no secret either. Why don't you guys (implying someone from Asus even reads this forum) get over with this thing and allow hardware to be controlled by, say, Razer Synapse. Cause for us RGB geeks it sure looks like we're getting punished for choosing Asus hardware instead of rewarded with a "come to us, we're compatible and open" attitude. And it looks more like a "screw you we have pricey propietary stuff and we don't care about customers" thing.

    This kind of problematics were of at first, cause RGB lighting wasn't as popular as it is today. But I think it's either time you guys either give us a good piece of software to configure our stuff or merge with other lighting systems.

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    ROG Guru: Yellow Belt Array Zammin PC Specs
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    MotherboardASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula
    ProcessorIntel 9900K (Conductonaut Applied)
    Memory (part number)G Skill 3200Mhz Trident Z RGB 32GB 3200Mhz CL16
    Graphics Card #1RTX 2080Ti FE
    MonitorAcer Predator XB271HU 165Hz
    Storage #1Samsung 970 EVO 2TB M.2 NVME SSD
    Storage #2Samsung 860 EVO 1TB SSD
    CPU CoolerEKWB Velocity RGB
    CaseLian Li PC-011 Dynamic
    Power SupplyCorsair RM1000i
    Keyboard Corsair K95 Platinum RGB
    Mouse Steel Series Rival 600
    Headset Astro A50 (Gen 2)
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    Headset/Speakers JBL LSR305 Mk II
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    Yeah I agree on the Aura software being pretty weak. I made a comment in another thread about how limited it's functionality is compared to software like Razer Synapse and especially Corsair iCUE. We get addressable RGB headers on our high end motherboards but we can't individually address each LED unless it's G.Skill RAM. for anything connected to the ADD RGB Headers we basically get rainbows or static colours and flashing effects.

    Corsair have said they are looking into getting iCUE to sync with MSI Mystic Lighting, so maybe in the future we might get better control of AURA through iCUE if we're lucky.

    I think AURA should be completely overhauled with the kind of functionality Synapse and iCUE has, and perhaps combine it with AI Suite (which needs work as well) so we only need one piece of software for the control of our motherboard's feature sets.

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    Asus software truly sucks for the massive amount of money they are probably making. The hardware is generally great, but the software lets it down.

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    ROG Enthusiast Array DarthLoloX PC Specs
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    MotherboardAsus ROG Strix X570-E Gaming
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    Memory (part number)G-Skill Trident Z RGB Series 3200 Mhz
    Graphics Card #1Asus ROG Matrix 2080 Ti
    Sound CardSupreme FX
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    Keyboard Asus ROG Claymore Core
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    You talk about it and share your idea there :

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    ROG Guru: Brown Belt Array MrAgapiGC PC Specs
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    Memory (part number)CMK32GX4M4B3600C18
    Graphics Card #1STRIX-GTX1080ti-O8G-GAMING
    MonitorAOC AGON AG2701QX (2)
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    Storage #2Kingston Savage 500GB
    CPU CoolerNzxt X74 360mm AIO
    CaseNzxt H700
    Power SupplyEVGA 850 G2
    Keyboard Logitech G810
    Mouse Asus Spartha
    Headset Hyper X Cloud Revolver S
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    As far is my undestanding. These joint expedition will not happen But both can work together. since i used to have both running. Now i have to double check.

    I know that aura and engine of GA WILL NOT COOP in any way, in fact it crash both and have issues on fans in engine. that is confirm and tested many times here. You can use MSI afterbunrer perfect. Aorus engine isntall a subrutine that force the fusion to get installed. that crash aura and fans on the gpu badly and lights goes really bad.

    Aura will not play with razer. event he synapses is still on beta run.
    Learn, Play Enjoy!

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