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Taking a reg case and making it ROCK!

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

  1. aspire

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    First off let me say what a great build you are producing here Mk,it's superb!!

    It has given me the push I need to spruce up my old case which is near the same design,it's in need of some attention and seeing what you are accomplishing with yours,the modded fans are fantastic, makes me want to start modding mine.



    I say give water a try...the reason for this is although it's not everyone's cup of tea,it will show people just what is possible to make out of a cheap case and that they don't have to buy a top end full tower case to install their water cooling products.
    Also I might get some hints along the way.;)

    Even a water cooling system that is quick and simple to remove as some set-ups tend to be buried inside the case and can be hard to remove or you have to take other components out to service them.

    Just my thoughts anyway.....but keep up the good work,I'm sure it will be inspiring what ever you decide.
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    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    air cool it! :)
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    intel igent New Member

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    id stay with air on this build and give water a go on the next one ;)

    :toast:
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  5. MKmods Case Mod Guru

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    thats pretty easy Aspire. Instead of the mash being flat I would probably make it flush with the surface.
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    well - if you're building the rig for someone else . . . I'd have to recommend a great air setup. Water cooling is great and all, but unless you're sure of someone else's tech knowledge, and depending on how much you trust them, you don't want to be taking the blame if something happens to leak a month or two out and destroys their hardware - being the last one who "messed" with it puts the blame on you in their eyes.

    Even if you did everything within your power to make sure nothing would leak, there is still that chance something will fail or whatnot - y'know what I mean? Unless they're willing to sign a notorized waiver releasing you from responsibility in the event of a component failure . . .


    It'd be better to keep the acquaintances and run on air - at least this way you know it's safe.

    Just my thinking . . . same reasoning as to why I refuse to fix my friends cars.
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  7. MKmods Case Mod Guru

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    thanks for the replies guys..So far its looking like Air FTW!
  8. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    air. that simple
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    Wow. Just read through the thread.. What you can do is incredible! Now just to start a TV show! "pimp my 'putah pc" :D

    Seriously though, i'm inspired. Thanks!
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  10. pt

    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    just hope that doesn't show up in portugal :p
    puta = hooker :p
    pimp my hooker
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    LOL, oh dear. I'd better fix that then! :laugh:
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    Fitseries3 Eleet Hardware Junkie

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    MK must have gotten lost in the casino!!! hope his luck is better than mine.
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    panchoman Sold my stars!

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    i would like to see how you trick out both things man!

    i love your mods man.. you're about the best and craziest modder i've ever seen man!
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    I can't believe this is the first time I looked at this thread?! Mk you're the champ!:toast:
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    Fitseries3 Eleet Hardware Junkie

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    i've always been a fan of putting a computer in something futuristic looking.

    LOL!!! where have you been? it's been over a week now hasn't it?
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    I... uh.. um... ran into an ex-girlfriend. It's been pr0n night alot at the erocker household.:pimp: She's back off on her merry way now...
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    Fitseries3 Eleet Hardware Junkie

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    LOL!!! was she just playing the "attention" card?
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    JrRacinFan Served 5k and counting ...

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    BOOM CHICKA WHAA WHAW! LOL

    Anyways on-topic:

    Where's the final pics MK?
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    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    No, here on business, even though she was pleasured very much.;) We better not dirty up Mk's thread anymore.:cool:
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    moar photos.
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    hey PT, we have plenty of hookers here in Nevada (free booze too):toast:

    welcome to the "nut house" erocker...

    I got the comp in pieces...Il get some PS photos tomorrow.
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    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    *catchs plane to states*

    btw, any ideas where to get the perforated aluminium?
    i got some ideas
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    Paulieg The Mad Moderator Staff Member

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    MK, you are truly an artist. Can't wait to see what you do next. Great thread. :respect:
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    Mad mod there. Props.
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  25. MKmods Case Mod Guru

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    here is where I get mine,
    metalsupermarket.com

    Thanks Woozers, and welcome to TPU

    EDIT: Aspire was nice enough to point this out to me..
    http://www.nvision2008.com/index.cfm
    looks like there is gonna be a pretty cool place to show this comp.....
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