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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by DaMulta, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. theJesus

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    All of the above :rockout:
    Same question, because I'm painting the inside of my next case white. :cool:
     
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    Well ran into some bad problems :( the Heatsink hits the PSU and bends it and i dont want to warp the board. so i took it all back apart and put the stock heatsink on it. this will work til i get a LOW profile heatsink or a that thuban heatsink.

    Will post pics once its finished

    *EDIT*
    On the paint i used a flat black as a base coat then i used a gloss black and did two coats of it.
     
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    How much more clearance do you need? You could try to cut out some of the PSU's case.
     
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    or some of the fins on the hs
     
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    Or you could just bend the fins.
     
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    doesn't look so good.I am still waiting to get my new PSU so till then i am running my old 700w one on it and the 8600GT. Will have the 8800GT and Seasonic PSU in it next week...(i hope)
    I just redid the tube and cut out the top 140mm fan so i could get the rad to fit. this is my rig in its darkest moment
    [​IMG]
     
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    That's about what my rig looked like for a while actually :laugh:
     
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    I call it, Cable Chaos!

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    told you guys it didn't look good :laugh:
     
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    Actually, I think it looks pretty f'ing sweet. It's like a technological jungle in there.
     
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    Function > Form
     
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    Chaos > Order
     
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    You realize the irony of you saying that when your username is theJesus, right?

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    to me it looks like shit and i can't wait to get things done :laugh: but to each his own :)
     
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    WOW guys im having issues :(

    Well my nice paintjob is going to hell due to the tight spaces to work it so my sleaving on the PSU cables are rubbing the paint off. i had to flip the PSU up to get the DVD drive in cause the cables come out on right into the Drive bays. Also since the evercool transformer 4 wont fit , i have had to resort to a stock cooler that is aluminum only :(. at first it was idling at 47 deg cel and i took the CPU out and smoothed out the thermal paste and cleaned the bottom of the heatsink and reset it. now the temps are about 5 deg cooler but still kinda hot in my opinion. Well i got it all together and while i was installing windows my blue cathodes just randomly shut off :(, so once i got windows install i shut it down and started messing with my cathode set. Come to find out the inverter finally took a crap so im out a dual 12inch cathode set :(. Oh and other thing that went wrong is that something was messed up and i got a BSOD 0x0000050 while instaling windows which i read it may be a memory problem, so i pop in my hirens boot disc and did a short 30 min memtest on each stick and they passed good so i dont know what its deal was at that time.

    Well as of now windows i installed and im installing drivers. i havnt checked the temps but what i want to do is do a stress test and get the idle and load temps in a screenie and post it. Im kinda bummed out on some things but i must say, the case is good but kinda flimsy quality but for 40$ (30$ After MIR and free ship) you cant beat it!

    PICTURES ON THERE WAY
     
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    You didn't primer it did you?

     
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    did you sand it down a bit first?
     
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    i primered the case but didnt sand it down since it was aluminum.
     
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    if you use cheap paint and/or don't let it dry the full 24hrs before you mess with it you WILL scratch it and rub the paint off really easy
     
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    any metal has to be sanded a little so paint sticks to it.
     
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    hmmm well i can deal with it for now. once i get a better cooler i may take it back apart and get some sand paper and do a small wet sanding.
     
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    Man, oh man Brandon... Order that cooler now so you can take it apart!

    does look good the painting you did..


    Now, I gotta update my spces..

    [​IMG]


    :D
     
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    I just bought a Stock thuban cooler from sniperbob that has the copper heatpipes
     
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    Ok after resetting the heatsink again, the temps kinda calmed down to a decent number til i get the heatsink from sniperbob.

    Idle

    [​IMG]

    1 hour Full Load

    [​IMG]

    This is all on stock clocks and stock volts. when the heatsink with copper heatpipes gets here i will set the clock at 3.2ghz and leave it at that.
     
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