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    New ROGer Array Andromeda356 PC Specs
    Andromeda356 PC Specs
    MotherboardMaximus XI Extreme
    CPU CoolerROG Ryujin 360
    Power SupplyROG Thor 1200W
    Keyboard ROG Strix Scope Deluxe
    Mouse ROG Gladius II Wireless
    Headset ROG Delta
    Network RouterGT-AX11000

    Join Date
    Feb 2019

    Aura Terminal and ARGB fan setup help needed

    So basically I’m planning to move to a new case, and upgrade my RGB setup in the meantime.

    I’m going for the Strix Helios case, and these are the ARGB stuff I want to install
    * 3 Fractal Design Prisma AL-14 140mm PWM fans in the front
    * 1 Fractal Design AL-14 140mm PWM fan in the rear
    * 3 Fractal Design Prisma AL-12 120mm PWM fans on my radiator
    * 3 addressable ASUS RGB strips (comes with the terminal)
    * A ROG Thor 1200W PSU with an ARGB connector

    I have a Maximus XI Extreme with 2 addressable RGB headers on-board, so I wonder how can I make this work?
    Last edited by Andromeda356; 07-13-2019 at 02:43 PM.

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    ROG Enthusiast Array Rufinoman PC Specs
    Rufinoman PC Specs
    Laptop (Model)Lenovo
    MotherboardAsus ROG Crosshair Hero VII WiFi
    ProcessorAMD Ryzen 2600X
    Memory (part number)32Gb CMK16GX4M2A2400C16
    Graphics Card #1Asus ROG Strix RX5700XT OC 8Gb
    MonitorSamsung C27F591
    Storage #1WDS500G2B0B
    Storage #2Samsung SSD 850 Evo 250Gb
    CPU CoolerCorsair H100i RGB Platinum
    CaseCoolermaster Storm Trooper
    Power SupplyCorsair RM850x, Full Modular
    Keyboard Corsair Strafe RGB Silent
    Mouse Corsair M65 Pro
    Headset Corsair HS40
    Mouse Pad Razer
    Headset/Speakers Corsair HS40
    OS Windows 10 Pro x64

    Join Date
    Dec 2017

    You would probably need to use ARGB splitters for that, although 11 ARGB devices would need 5 to 1 splitters.

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    ROG Member Array boanjangnararmine PC Specs
    boanjangnararmine PC Specs
    MotherboardASUS ROG Strix X570-E Gaming
    ProcessorAMD Ryzen 9 3900X
    Memory (part number)Trident Z Neo 32GB (4 x 8GB) 3200 (F4-3200C14Q-32GTZN)
    Graphics Card #1ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER Advanced
    MonitorASUS ROG Strix XG248Q
    Storage #1Samsung 970 Evo 1TB NVME SSD
    Storage #2Toshiba x300 8TB HDD
    CaseASUS ROG Strix Helios
    Power SupplyASUS ROG Thor 850W
    Keyboard ASUS ROG Strix Flare (Cherry MX Brown)
    Mouse ASUS ROG Gladius II Origin
    Headset ASUS ROG Delta
    Mouse Pad ASUS ROG Balteus
    OS Windows 10
    Accessory #1 ASUS ROG Aura Terminal

    Join Date
    Jul 2019

    I have a very similar setup to yours. The only difference is that I chose not to go with RGB for the 3 front intake fans because I felt it would clash with the front glass panel RGB.

    You can see my setup here:

    With the Aura Terminal, you effectively have 4 additional ARGB headers - giving you a total of 6 including the 2 on your motherboard. I'm using Phanteks fan frames which have built-in capability so that they can be daisy chained together. If your fans don't have that capability, you will need to invest in some ARGB splitters.

    Here are what's connected to each of my 6 headers

    Motherboard 1: Thor PSU
    Motherboard 2: Helios Case
    Terminal 1: 3 120mm AIO fan frames daisy chained
    Terminal 2: 1 140mm rear exhaust fan frame
    Terminal 3: 2 30cm LED strip from Terminal daisy chained
    Terminal 4: 1 60cm LED strip from Terminal

    If you follow my setup, I would suggest maybe daisy chaining the 3 120mm front intake fans with the rear 140mm rear exhaust fans. Doing so will replicate the RGB effect across all daisy chained items. Since they're all case fans, it makes sense to me that they would share the same effect.

    Hope this helps!

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