NZXT HUE 2 Ambient RGB Lighting Kit Review

👤by Matthew Hodgson Comments 📅29-04-19

Product on Review: NZXT HUE 2 Ambient RGB Lighting Kit
Manufacturer: NZXT
Street Price: GBP £89.99 / USD $99.99

Back in November, NZXT invited us to take a look at their HUE 2 RGB Lighting Kit, this could be used to give new life to old cases or add even more RGB to your already-RGB-laden chassis. Today we examine the HUE 2 Ambient RGB Lighting Kit which aims to illuminate the walls behind your monitor to expand your viewing experience in real-time.

You may have already seen this kind of technology employed on television sets, particularly those under the Philips Ambilight umbrella, but we’re yet to see a gaming monitor that allows such immersion. The kit is available for a range of different monitor sizes, supporting up to 35” Ultrawides (21:9) or 32” Widescreens (16:9).

Priced at £89.99 in the UK and $99.99 in the US, it’s certainly more expensive than a cheap set of RGB LEDs from a well-known auction site, but does the real-time illumination really make that much difference when gaming or watching films? Let’s find out.

NZXT on the HUE 2 Ambient RGB Lighting Kit
The HUE 2 Ambient Lighting Kit uses your walls to visually immerse you in your favourite games or create the perfect mood with ambient RGB lighting from the back of your monitor. Everything you need to easily install and control RGB lighting for your monitor is included. Using CAM’s intuitive interface, you’ll choose from dozens of presets or custom lighting options, and even synchronize your RGB effects across other HUE 2 accessories.

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