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  1. Solaris17

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    KK so i finally got the ram to get my GF's rig going

    Specs are as follows.

    AMD Athlon x2 6400+ (3.2Ghz)

    Asus M2N32 SLI Deluxe

    4GB 2x2GB OCZ 667Mhz ram in dual channel

    Primary HDD 80GB(IDE)

    Secondary HDD 250GB (IDE)

    HP 20x Light Scribe Drive (SATA)

    All of this housed in my old aspire X-Discovery

    Now for the mod i have a few pics of what it used to look like and ill provide a link to it incase you guys want a better veiw

    the case

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811144170

    and now pics

    Now the motive behind this is Meghan is a little cutie and likes cute things like the color pink so now its time to take my old case and give it a meghan make over

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    and now we start the process. First we dismantle.

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    and our pile of junk

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    Hunnie with her computer all taken apart

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    and now starting spray painting...3 tone was chosen inside and back of panels balarena pink outside watermelon pink.. drivebays silver with glitter and their will be stenciling done to the top and side panels.

    painting the chassis

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    chassis complete (all imperfections were touched up)

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    Side panels and top panels

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    Ill add more pics tomarrow or tonight when the case is together and running with the stenciling :)m all in all i think meg did really well im converting her slowely awhile ago she could care less about high performance rigs...now she'll have them as long as their pretty colors...next getting her to pay for the parts :p
     
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    looks nice so far. You have a nice girlfriend and she is lucky to have you. :)

    Its near impossible to find pink cases online so it seems modding is the only option available. I'm interested in seeing how this one turns out
     
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    well thank you and ya it is pretty hard to find pink stuff next week she's getting a 22"LCD that ill take apart and she'll paint and shes getting a pink razer hababu or w/e it is for a mouse and theirs a pink seitek KB to top it all off...but thanks for the nice words and ill deff keep you posted just now we took off the masking tape around the buttons and LED bars on the front panel and it looks slick want a pic now or when its completed?
     
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    No Gpu u spoil ur girl mon sheel love it

    Ill be interested to see this one taking shape.
     
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    car gets the grass, case gets the road? lulz
     
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    5200 pci atm....she's running on my old ultra 500w im giving her my OCZ 700w and buying her 2 9600GT's as soon as i replace my PSU :)
     
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    very windy too much dirt gets on the fresh paint in the grass ;)
     
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    WOW . is she into PC Hardware as much as you ?

    If so then nothing like having a GF like that, life will pass just like that discussing PC Hardware .
     
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    SOLARIS?!?! I remember you! You're one of the only guys I do remember here. Why 2x 9600's though? Why not just a nicer single card setup?
     
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    You can see buttcrack in one of the pics....geek pr0n ftw...nice system for her man, I'm sure she'll enjoy it!
     
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    Dang that will be a great setup ur gonna have one mega happy gf when its all setup. :toast:
     
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    i think the shadow of solaris digging it convienently covers it up ;)
     
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    Nice work man! I took the easy route with my G/F's build and stuffed a build inside a Pink Raidmax 02 case...it sucks for cooling, as 120mm intake that's severely choked off, and a decent 120mm exhuast, but it get's the job done! She says I can get her a better cooling case (antec300 comes to mind) if I paint the damn thing....maybe I'll have her paint it lol!

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    hahah you guys


    to answer some questions

    yes she thinks the computer hardware is neat and she loves how fast it runs

    2 9600's because well she plays the sims and multi tasks alot and she also might be getting into more hardcore games later and i dont want to take the chance with stuttering so im getting her an sli set up because they scale incedably well and power draw is alot less and their coolers are relatively ilent (she hates how loud mine is)

    as for butt crack i dont see it but if you guys need to think you do to mess up your KB's even more than by all means :)

    and ya she's really excited she ran the rig for a day b4 we disassembled it today and she is soooooo eager to get it up again she loved it :)

    thanks for all the kind words guys ill make sure those pics get up :)

    how you doin man! you going to stick around here this time!?
     
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    holy crap its been a while sol but damn i see you are spoiling your girl, the paint job is pretty good (for a girl :p) seriously i will watch and see how this little project of yours plays out

    also are you switching out the led's for a color that would match the paint job (or something close enough?)

    also two words- water cooling (you know for when she finds out how addicting benching gets :D)
     
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    Get her Spore...if she likes the sims...she'll love spore...mine digs it a ton...that girl makes more funky ass creatures...I tell ya...

    Her rig runs the game great, it doesn't need too much for resources, doesn't look horrible, it's pretty well rounded overall. I gotta get a different case tho...that damn thing doesn't get rid of heat fast enough...I stuffed one of my antec filler slots into on of the 5.25 bays for an extra vent, that actually did a lot of good...I may just cut a hole in the top for a vent fan, and find a 3x5.25 fan bay unit to stuff in her current case...you are getting my wheels turnin lol!

    Good to see you got your G/F set up right man! Nice work!
     
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    haha right now the LED's are staying green (power) red (hdd) but i will be replacing them later witha diff color i also just ordered 2x 12" purple cathodes for the rig so no more blue ones ill thor w those in the server as for water cooling i getting their but i need to ease her into it or the work will become unintresting ;)
     
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    thank you very much o and BTW im getting her into lanning after i found out spore can be used on 3 rigs me meg and her lil bro are going to play it lol :)
     
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    right there is the ass crack.
     
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    Yep...just gotta use the Registered log-in for each PC...you cannot create 3 seperate logins, but my G/F and I were on Sunday, Online Access at the same time, seperate games, no issues.

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    more pics in a sec i think you guys will get a kick out of it :)
     
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    ya gotta get her into Ut3 if she isnt already.
     
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    Mine got into CoD4...loved it. SP and MP, good stuff! :toast:
     
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    yeah yeah good for u :p
     
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    haha ill tr though she doesnt like those type of games she says i think ill let her play and see what she thinks but shes getting a big monitor and she played cod4 at BB on a 22" so i think thats whats going to do it for her :p she likes to play on a big screen :)
     

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