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[Case Gallery] My first build! For my daughter's bday.

Discussion in 'Case Mod Gallery' started by Renrahs, Sep 5, 2008.

  1. Renrahs Guest

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    core 2 quad q6660, nvidia sli 2x xfx 8800gt alpha dog edition, 250gb maxtor hd, samsung dvd rw lightscribe, 650 watt modular psu, asus p5n-e sli mobo and 3 gb corsair xms2 ram.

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    only added a couple Led fans, 2 red and one white.
     
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  3. kyle2020 Guest

    wow, you have one lucky daughter! Looks very nice, i love that case!

    The only thing i would suggest is possibly some cable management?
     
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    I agree.. some cable management will do that case a lot of good for air flow. And yes your daughter is a lucky child to have a father like you. =] Oh and if I were you I would take out the 2 80mm fans and replace them with 120mm fans for better air flow and less noise.
     
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    nice build,, with good guts,, I built two for my daughters, so I know it was a good feeling when the build was done. Great job dad.
     
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    This for your daughter? wow ^^ happy birthday to your daughter indeed ^^
     
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    I agree! Awesome rig! Shes gonna love it! Also, yes on the cable management.
     
  8. Renrahs Guest

    Any cable management you could recommend? Ive got a modular psu in there but it still looks crazy! lol
     
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    Yes.. first thing i would do is take all the sides off the case. Then un-plugg every wire. Once that is done U need to figure out the bare minimum of wires you need. Plug every one of them back into the PSU(not attached to any hardware). Then use cable ties to pull them all into 1 feed. Rout them behind the 5.25/3.25 bays out of site. Tie them to the side of the 3.25 bay (the backside against the back panel) Once that is done .. make all of the feeds come out to your hardware in in the shortest rout possible. Sometimes you may have to move some hardware around to make everything more compact so your wires are going in the same area instead of all over the case. After you've done those steps you will be able to see where you need to tighten the slack and pull the wires back and tie them off again.

    As far as your front panel wires go ... just try and rout them the same way only use what you need and pull the slack back and tie them off against the 3.25 bay along with the PSU feeds. As far as your fans go... like the side panel fans.. i would turn the fans to where each wire comes out to the rear of the case and use something to make it 1 feed ( i used electrical tape )and make the wires go from the rear and bend it upwards to the top of the case and plug them into the molex connector at the psu. If they are 3 pin connectors i would rout them to the bottem of the case and over to the motherboard.

    Thats as good as i can do without being able to get my hands inside your case. So i hope this will help you out.

    jM


    (If anyone has any in-put on this please feel free to help me out. I belive that i pretty much summed it up for him.)
     
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    hat Maximum Overclocker

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    shit, I'm lucky to get a good RAM kit for my birthday. congrats to your daughter for a nice build that can fill a good chunk of TPU users with envy!
     
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    Great build. Darn lucky daughter you have there. For my birthday last year, I got $50 gift card to newegg from my father. haha. whoopee I can buy a card reader and a CD/DVD drive. w00t. =] 8/10 for being a good dad.
     
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    Yeh nice rig, overkill mayby?
    is she planning on playing that game called "myspace"
     
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    LMAO... sounds like my wife
     

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