Top critical review
Great fans, just flaws in design and horrible software compared to Corsair or NZXT
October 2, 2017
This review is for the PREMIUM Riing RGB fans.
These are great fans, yet I rate them only 3 stars...read on.
-Beautiful fans, clearly high quality (as dictated by their outrageous price)
- Pros end there...nothing else, oh well...they look awesome in case...
-They use a USB 2 type header and this is a huge design flaw and risk that people will connect to their Mother Board USB 2 header, risking damaging their mobo or the fan itself (or both). The pin-outs are different and incompatible. The fans connect to the included Premium controller and the controller itself connects to the motherboard USB 2 header (using the micro-usb to USB 2 header cable.
-The instructions on how to use the Controllers and do the physical connection in multiple controllers set-up is insufficient.
-The instructions for the software is inadequate too (inexistent)
-Cannot seem to copy a setting on one fan and copy to all (previous gen could do it, but not this new Premium Gen...well at least that I can find)
-Does not have a BREATHE option...there is a blink and you can reduce speed, but it is choppy. Nowhere near the breathe option on Corsair RGB fans that are smooth and beautiful.
I have posted a full connection tutorial on youtube on my cac2244 channel if you need help.