September 24, 2023

How to Build the Ultimate RGB PC

Whereas the main focus of our builds has all the time been perform over type, we acknowledge that some clients need extra flash than our flagship instances and delicate lighting can present. For these extra aesthetically targeted customers, a splash of RGB lighting could also be precisely what the center desires. On this article, we’ll break down construct the last word RGB PC.

What’s an RGB PC?

RGB stands for Pink Inexperienced Blue, the first colours used for digital shows and electronics. In our business, it’s used universally to confer with a PC or its parts’ multicolor lighting capabilities. When configured and synced appropriately, RGB can considerably improve the general look and enchantment of your PC construct.


What’s ARGB vs RGB?

ARGB stands for Addressable RGB, which is principally a extra superior model of the RGB tech. Whereas normal RGB parts are extra restricted to static colours or cyclical colour cycles, ARGB might be programed to pulse, “breathe”, flash, or sync with sound, providing you with extra choices to additional improve your construct’s visuals. ARGB parts are usually costlier, however the benefits are definitely worth the funding, in our opinion.

What Elements include RGB?

Other than CPUs and onerous drives, nearly each PC element can now be outfitted with some degree of RGB. Motherboards, RAM, coolers, followers, instances, GPUs and peripherals like mice and keyboards are all out there with lighting choices, so add any of these to your construct as finances permits. If that’s not sufficient bling, you can even add extra RGB lighting strips to reinforce the impact. One factor it would be best to ensure that of although, is that each one RGB parts are appropriate with each other. We suggest sticking to at least one sort of RGB system (Aura, iCUE, and so on) to make sure full performance.

Greatest RGB Controllers and Software program

As soon as your RGB {hardware} is finalized, you’ll have to determine on an RGB controller and software program with a purpose to sync up the complete impact. Most mid to excessive finish motherboards include a inbuilt RGB controller. Discrete choices are additionally out there and a few RGB packages even include one, however our choice is to make use of the onboard controller wherever potential.

The Controller software program is the way you’ll sync up every system in order that your RGB features in live performance quite than at random. There are a selection of choices out there and the precise set up process will depend on the software program itself, so test that producer documentation for help. You’ll additionally need to ensure you’re utilizing the software program appropriate together with your RGB {hardware}, however our favorites embody:

Asus Aura – this software program comes bundled with all Asus RGM enabled boards. It’s easy and straightforward to make use of and might be configured to manage all Asus Aura Sync appropriate gadgets.

Corsair iCUE – Used to manage all appropriate iCUE gadgets, however with comparable performance to the Aura software program.

There you’ve got it, a fast information for including some pizzaz to your subsequent construct. What did we miss? Seeking to have us construct your subsequent RGB PC? Contact our sales team for a customized quote.

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Josh has been with Velocity Micro since 2007 in numerous Advertising and marketing, PR, and Gross sales associated roles. Because the Director of Gross sales & Advertising and marketing, he’s answerable for all Direct and Retail gross sales in addition to Advertising and marketing actions. He enjoys Seinfeld reruns, the Atlanta Braves, and Beatles songs written by John, Paul, or George. Sorry, Ringo.