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[Case Gallery] i BLUE up my rig!! (1st mod/build)

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  1. tbuzz2

    tbuzz2 New Member

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    To view this case mod, go here.

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    Specs:
    Intel G965 Express ATX LGA 775
    Pentium 4 3.2GHz w/zerotherm CF800 92mm cooler
    Gigabyte Geforce 7100GS 512mb
    Sound Blaster Audigy
    1GB Patriot SL DDR2 PC2-5300 667MHz
    WD Cavair SE 250GB,7200rpm
    Lite-on w/litescribe CD/DVD burner
    Thermaltake TR2 500w
    Acer 19" widescreen
    XP Pro/Ubuntu(wubi)

    Mods:
    I put a window in the side,added some fans and cathodes and also put sum sleeving on the wires(still needs sum tidying up though).

    HA, im sure you can always pick out a 1st time modder. Well im putting some money in the bank for my DREAM machine, which should come out a little better- a Zalmen case with an EVGA 680i SLI mobo,Intel core 2 extreme QX6800 2.93GHz,Geforce 8800GTX,Sound Blaster X-FI Extreme,2 1GB sticks of Corsair,150GB Raptor 750GB Barracuda,Sony Lite-on,Thermaltake 1000w and to top it off water cooled with a 32" Screen !!!! Now thats sum YIELD for ya.
  2. cshalflife Guest

    nice im gona cut a window in mine soon but the problem is what material do i use with the window? ne one got a clue
  3. cshalflife Guest

    and 1 more thing u need some cable managment =D
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    tbuzz2 New Member

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    What you need.

    I used Optix (an acrylic sheet) it cuts very easy and 3M Super weatherstrip adhesive, works like superglue. To cut the hole in the side panel i used a hand held wheel grinder. Oh and thanks for the D, it brings back memories.
  5. cshalflife Guest

    i heard ull have to put a u channel through around the window u cut , and would adhesive be better than nuts and bolts , since ive been thinking to use nuts and bolts to hold my plexi in place
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Why dont you use mesh ;)
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    very nice looking bro
    and :toast: for pittsburgh :) that makes 3 of us so far on here from Pitt ;)
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    Adhesive is easier, nuts and bolts just have a little more work involved, but its all in what you like. With n & b's you could change the plexi to a new design alot easier though. Let me know what you decide
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    Toast

    And a raise of the glass to you:) PITTSBURGH, gotta luv Primanti Bros.
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    haha most def, the pittsburger :eek:
    haha that thing's a beast

    once we get one or two more people from the area we're going to have to have a lan party man
    I was just over Wile E's place tonight he has a sick setup X2 6000 WC'd with a 2900xt
    plus he just got tec cooling and a 680i
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    I voted 8/10 because:

    I really like the fact that you cut your own window. Looks good. Get some damn H2O cooling on it. ;-) And invest in some zip ties and some round cables. Nicely done! 8/10 from me.
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    I voted 8/10 because:

    CM5 FTW!

    Well done with your 1st build..I've got the same case as you :D and I've been doing some modding on it.

    To improve - tidy up the cables a bit better.
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    tbuzz2 New Member

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    Hey thanks for the input, ill be putting some new pics up next week with some cable management. Where are the pics of your case? i cant find them.
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    Fix those wires!
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    nice work, i like your window i would not have known that was not originaly a feature of the case if you did not say, good job!.
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    Wow

    Thanks :) I was pretty surprised myself how well it came out. Actually it came out so well im going to do it again on an older case i have and build a water cooling system to go with! Anybody got any suggestions?
  17. vixstar Guest

    Vix

    i luv the powerful blue
    i think in my opinion
    a mix of colours would be beta
    but overall
    very gd

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