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[Case Gallery] Silver Fortress

Discussion in 'Case Mod Gallery' started by MRCL, Nov 8, 2008.

  1. MRCL

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    To view this case mod, go here.

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    Specs:
    CPU: Core2Duo E6300 oc'ed to 2450MHz
    GPU: Gainward Radeon HD4850 Golden Sample
    Mainboard: Asus P5B Premium
    RAM: GeIL Black Dragon DDR2-800 2x 2Gb
    PSU: Thermaltake Toughpower 750W
    CPU Cooler: Zalman CNPS9700 LED
    HD: Hitachi DeskStar 200Gb
    Optical Drive: DVD Burner from some uknown manufacturer
    Fans: 2x 180mm Silverstone 1x 120mm Zalman LED
    Lights: Revoltec Twin Blue Cathodes

    Mods:
    Cable Management, removed one HD cage for better air flow and also because I simply don't need it, flipped top fan around, added lights

    I have read about the SST-FT01 here on TPU and HAD to have that case! Cable management was a bit of challenge due to the small space behind the mobo tray, but with a lot of nerves and patience, it came out not too bad. I threw some blue ambient light in the case, but had to mount the rear exhaust fan outside the case, because it would eventually collide with one of the cathodes.
    Next thign I'm gonna do is water cooling... because the oc'ed CPU gets hot on load!
     
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  2. kyle2020 Guest

    Looks very neat and tidy - clean too. Very nice if i do say so myself! 7/10 :toast:
     
  3. tzitzibp

    tzitzibp New Member

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    very nice build! 7/10
    decent cable management, although you can use a cable wrap and get it even better!

    and my advice is not to get a watercooler, but best spend your money on a better cpu... a 7xxx or 8xxx series and watch that 3dmark score skyrocket!

    chk my rig....http://www.techpowerup.com/gallery/1832.html
     
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    Looks very nice MRCL. I see you have finally got a nice cable management going on there! The case looks great, maybe you could invest in a rounded IDE cable, that might help a bit too.
     
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    So you've been monitoring me? :p But thanks for the compliment. In fact I have a rounded IDE cable lying around, but that ribon here actually does cover some of the clutter, so it serves a purpose. It is a bit crumpled tough
     
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    lol.. yea i knew you were building from reading the Silverstone Fortress thread and having some cable issues..

    Good to see that you can put that ribbon cable to better use, lolz once again, Nice F'n case.. i want one!
     
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    Well played MRCL... well played...
     
  8. Bjorn_Of_Iceland

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    Looks like this fortress is impenetrable. I was looking for ways to penetrate it but alas, failed I have miserably.

    I raise my glass to you.
     
  9. MRCL

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    Thanks, I feel honoured :)
     
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    Hey been noticing the Geil ram you use. This one looks nice and red but your newer one is more of a purple/red. Are they different or whats up? My next mod I'm collecting parts for now is a black and red themed mod and that ram would probably be perfect if I can find the right heatspreaders for it to refract around.
     
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    No they're still the same, but for the newer case I used an other camera. Lights are still as bright and red as you see it here.
     
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    Super build and love the way the cable management has been done.
     

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