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[Case Gallery] Cheap case turned into something decent

Discussion in 'Case Mod Gallery' started by MadCow, Jun 20, 2007.

  1. MadCow New Member

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    To view this case mod, go here.

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    Specs:
    AMD Athlon 64 3500+ @2.64Ghz. W/AC Freezer 64 PRO
    ABIT KN8 SLI
    ATI X1950 PRO @ 682/1608 W/AC Accelero
    2048 mb. of Ultra DDR400 RAM with cheap Chinese ebay-bought heatspreaders
    X-FI OEM
    WD 250GB SATA HDD
    Nikao Cool Power 500W (34A@12V)
    No-name $30 case

    Mods:
    First thing I did was dremel out a 120mm fan hole on the front of the case, behind the plastic panel. The stock 80mm hole was too small and let almost no air through. I had to modify the front panel a bit to get it to fit. Next thing was cutting out the side window, that was fairly easy and turned out well. And now the crappiest mod for this case, I hacked together a casing for some USB and audio ports to fit on the top of the case, it looks bad because I screwed up the bondo job, and it doesn't even work because I stupidly used conductive spray paint to paint it, and some got on the PCB and killed it. I also painted the faceplates of the DVD burner, floppy drive and top cover of the case black to match the rest of the case.

    I know the wiring is a complete mes, I've been to lazy to sort it out. And it's pretty dusty, but once again I just don't really care.
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  2. tkpenalty New Member

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    what mess? Its perfectly fine!
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    pretty good..

    chris
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    It was a lot messier a while ago, but I had to install some fans so now the power wires are all over the place. All of the wires are just shoved in behind the HDD cages.

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