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Taking a reg case and making it ROCK!

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by MKmods, Feb 26, 2008.

  1. MKmods Case Mod Guru

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    Thanks for making me smile today...:toast:

    I punched a few holes in the mobo tray to vent the back of the mobo where the CPU and NB is. While I was punching holes I thought it was a good time to make holes for the CPU mount so if I wanted to change coolers I wouldnt need to remove the mobo
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    That's a really good idea. I'm surprised companies don't do it more often. What are your plans for this one?
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    I figured if 1 cooling tube was good 2 would be better, Also a color change is in order.
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    sooooo... beautiful ur like my new hero
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    panchoman Sold my stars!

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    wow, you continue to impress me mkmods! i cant wait to see what you come up with next!
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    Mmm... totally watching this
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    great work as usual :p
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    i'll have a fun one like this soon great work as usual mk
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    I love watching your work, but I hardly know what to say other than "wow, that's friggin' awesome" lol
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  11. MKmods Case Mod Guru

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    a man of few words, cool:toast:

    You are one of the reasons I do what I do. Modding to me is something best shared with others....

    Kind of like a fine wine, but without the drunk driving arrest and hangovers.
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    Nice one, I lol'd, and that's going in my sig :p

    edit: sigged :rockout:
    One day, if I ever get a nice paying job, I may ask you to design a turtle-themed/shaped case for my gf. I'd pay quite a bit for your quality work :toast:
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    Paint it dark orange ;) lol
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    You have PM.
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    man, just re-read this thread again, sick work

    if I had the cash, I would want to see how crazy you could go on my plain ol' lian-li.

    Be watching this for sure again
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  16. MKmods Case Mod Guru

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    Replied to and looking forward to it.
    glad you stopped by. I did a Lian Li mod a while ago, they are really excellent to mod (pretty sweet starting with a killer case to begin with)

    I was thinking of a red outside and black inside but after looking at CyberDruids case I am thinking of black outside and a red anodize similar finish inside.
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    Looking forward to the results. :D
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    Interesting, I had a dream about doing something similar the other night :laugh:
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    I got the Enzo coolers today and mounted them. Here is the before with the alum NB cooler.
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    A couple things I dont like are how the fins are on the cooler (up and down instead of side to side like airflow) and the back of the cooler is VERY rough

    So here is the small Enzo cooler
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    the wires were quite long so I cut them down and sleeved them as well

    Here is the other cooler. I mounted it with a bit of AS Epoxy(screws, who needs em..)
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    What fan did you use on the Enzotech?
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    It comes with one
    http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/ensllowprcoc.html

    I have had a few of them and they work well (especially for 37mm sq). They arent quite Thermalright Hr 05s but they fit well under the GPUs and with the airflow in my cases keep the chipsets cool.

    I use the small one but they make a bigger one now (60mm sq.), I may try one to see what difference there is
    http://www.enzotechnology.com/cnb_evgai.htm
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    that enzotek is a really nice fan... what board are you using? tforce 570?
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    Yep, I have had like 10 of them. I was gonna use one of the new N750 boards but it just was not worth $159 when the good ole 570 SLI is so easy to use.

    One other good thing about the Enzo stuff is its forged, forging the metal makes it denser and it also dissipates heat better (oh yea the base is mirror polished too, saves time with lapping)
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    Hey MK Mods, no wonder you have a title of "Case Mod Guru", I have never seen anything like this. I can't describe how good I think your modding is. Keep it up dude, amazing.
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    Thanks a lot, and welcome to the thread.

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