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Aluminium Box Mod (First Casemod Ever)

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you make remember i told u some months ago i got this AceFrost case (Lian Li PC-V300) from my uncle with some hardware in it.

This one i called a "Salvage Case"



well today i drawed a mark i wanted to get cut up but my dad didn't want me to borrow his Dremel:


So i masked up what i wanted to get cut up and than he cut it out for me:

(Blurry pic sry for that crappy focus sometimes >.<)






i wanted to cut that out so i can have a high-end GFX in the case and maybe build my own Micro-ATX system into it, so i used my old "EVGA GeForce 8800 GTS 640mb" as guide line instead of my GTX 680.


More pics will come tomorrow when there is better light and i will show u all how it went.
Important note there is no ETA on this build, it will be done when i got the energy, time and money for it.
 
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#2
Can't wait for more progress pics

you make remember i told u some months ago i got this AceFrost case (Lian Li PC-V300) from my uncle with some hardware in it.

This one i called a "Salvage Case"
http://i885.photobucket.com/albums/ac53/puma99dk/Salvage Case/IMG_20120116_155827.jpg


well today i drawed a mark i wanted to get cut up but my dad didn't want me to borrow his Dremel:
http://www.dansdata.com/images/tools/dremel500.jpg

So i masked up what i wanted to get cut up and than he cut it out for me:

(Blurry pic sry for that crappy focus sometimes >.<)
http://i885.photobucket.com/albums/ac53/puma99dk/Salvage Case/IMG_20120723_191410-1.jpg

http://i885.photobucket.com/albums/ac53/puma99dk/Salvage Case/IMG_20120723_191418-1.jpg

http://i885.photobucket.com/albums/ac53/puma99dk/Salvage Case/IMG_20120723_191645-1.jpg

i wanted to cut that out so i can have a high-end GFX in the case and maybe build my own Micro-ATX system into it, so i used my old "EVGA GeForce 8800 GTS 640mb" as guide line instead of my GTX 680.


More pics will come tomorrow when there is better light and i will show u all how it went.
Important note there is no ETA on this build, it will be done when i got the energy, time and money for it.
This looks like it's going to be sweet.
Can't wait for more progress pics.
:toast:
 
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Det bliver spændende at følge :)

We are waiting on a follow-up! Exciting stuff....
 
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Here is an update of what there got cutted out, i desided to actually cut out more than just what i drawed. The reason is that it's easier to cut a little more out and than cut out a little more again, than cut too much and needed to put it back on again.

Yes ino it's not the most straight lines the world but again, i will put some rubber on the edge i think to smooth it out.

IMG_20120724_095706-1.jpg


Close up:

IMG_20120724_095718-1.jpg


IMG_20120724_095729-1.jpg


now there should be more than enough space for longer cards than before i took the measures from my old EVGA 8800 GTS as i said up in my first most and needed to clear so i can use the first PCI-Express slot aswell with GFX.

to tease u a little here is how much space there actually is, and with the GTX 680 power going up the side i hope there is room enough x:

IMG_20120724_100737-1.jpg


IMG_20120724_100746-1.jpg


IMG_20120724_101112-1.jpg


The back of the case where u slide in the motherboard tray:

IMG_20120724_100834-1.jpg



now my only headache is how i will block off the floppy bay in the side of the case. Maybe i will get a brand new aluminum plate or i should do a total window in some transparent plexi glass or acrylic plate. So it will only have the two 5,25" bays i am planning about having my one optical drive and my Scythe fan controller in the side only.

 
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Here is an update of what there got cutted out, i desided to actually cut out more than just what i drawed. The reason is that it's easier to cut a little more out and than cut out a little more again, than cut too much and needed to put it back on again.

Yes ino it's not the most straight lines the world but again, i will put some rubber on the edge i think to smooth it out.

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=47916&stc=1&d=1343116997

Close up:

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=47917&stc=1&d=1343116997

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=47918&stc=1&d=1343116997

now there should be more than enough space for longer cards than before i took the measures from my old EVGA 8800 GTS as i said up in my first most and needed to clear so i can use the first PCI-Express slot aswell with GFX.

to tease u a little here is how much space there actually is, and with the GTX 680 power going up the side i hope there is room enough x:

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=47919&stc=1&d=1343117751

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=47920&stc=1&d=1343117751

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=47922&stc=1&d=1343117751

The back of the case where u slide in the motherboard tray:

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=47921&stc=1&d=1343117751


now my only headache is how i will block off the floppy bay in the side of the case. Maybe i will get a brand new aluminum plate or i should do a total window in some transparent plexi glass or acrylic plate. So it will only have the two 5,25" bays i am planning about having my one optical drive and my Scythe fan controller in the side only.

http://www.scythe-eu.com/uploads/tx_cfamooflow/Kaze-Server-5_25-Black_01.jpg
To fill the floppy bay why not get a card 3.25 card reader or fan controller : ]
 
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To fill the floppy bay why not get a card 3.25 card reader or fan controller : ]
The idea is nice, but i don't use a card reader, and i got a 5.25 fan controller, but i do have a ECS USB3.0 3.25 bay laying around doing nuth.

this one:
 
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