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[Case Gallery] Black and White 4 (Now Black and Blue)

KennyT772

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#1
To view this case mod, go here.



Specs:
Opteron 170 - 2.8ghz (10x280) 1.375vcore
2x512mb Crucial Ballistix PC4000
DFI LP UT Ultra-D 1.6vchip
ATI X1800XT 256mb @710mhz/1.8ghz 1.425vcore
2x80gb Western Digital PATA HDD
Sound Blaster Audigy 2ZS
1x DVD-ROM 1x CD-RW
Hiper 580W PSU
Thermalright XP-90 Heatsink + Ram Fan mod
4x Artic Cooling 80mm fans
1x Artic Cooling 92mm fan (Ram Cooler)
1x Thermaltake 92mm fan (Heatsink)
1x Artic Cooling 120mm fan
AS5/Lapped chipset fan
VF900 installed on X1800XT

Mods:
Lots of Dremeling, wire management holes, removal of stamped grills. Paint - Gloss Black exterior, Metalic Blue Flake interior. Opposite color on fan grills (Blue for side panel and interior, Black for Back).

So far this new opteron has hit 2.75ghz on stock volts orthos stable. 2.8ghz stable on 1.375v, 1.6vchipset.

Ram will do
220mhz 2/3/3/6/1T@2.8v
235mhz 2.5/3/3/7/1T@2.8v
255mhz 2.5/3/4/8/1T@2.8v
270mhz 3/4/4/10/1T@2.8v

X1800XT runs 350mhz/1ghz@.820vcore in 2d 710mhz/1.8ghz@1.425vcore in 3d. Temps are 37c idle 73c load. AS5 on cpu is still burning in. Last picture is of my wood desk, sanded down for use as a mouse pad. started at 400grit and moved up to 1500grit. Highly recommended for those with wood desks..


TELL ME HOW TO MAKE THIS A 10 IF YOU DON'T VOTE 10!
 
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#2
I like it, nice choice of colours! 8/10 deserved.
 
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#3
What paint did you use for that. I'm in the process of a case mod and all I have left is painting.
 

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#4
Nice, 10/10. Everything is perfect. Now you are making me want to case mod.
 

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#6
is that a CRT your still rockin?
 

KennyT772

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is that a CRT your still rockin?
Hell yeah. It is a Sony manufactured Dell 19' Trinitron running 1600x1200@75hz. One of these days when I'm feeling brave I'm going to tear it apart and paint it flat black to match the rest of my setup. It may weigh 60lbs and take up most of my desk but you can't argue with free.
 

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#8
Hell yeah. It is a Sony manufactured Dell 19' Trinitron running 1600x1200@75hz. One of these days when I'm feeling brave I'm going to tear it apart and paint it flat black to match the rest of my setup. It may weigh 60lbs and take up most of my desk but you can't argue with free.

I am using the exact same CRT, cept mine is the sony brand. Arguably the best CRT monitor ever made. I love mine, but I might switch for a decent LCD. It is a heavy mother fu*ker though. Original retail price $1100, thrift store price $15.
 

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#10
Why did you put 2 HDD sou clous? You have more free space ;) Give you 9/10
 
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"Rust-oleum - Metallic - Brilliant metal finish - indoor/outdoor durability" thats what it says on the can. White can and a picture of a painted tricycle on the front. http://www.rustoleum.com/CBGProduct.asp?pid=30
Im using the same exact stuff. First I put Rust-Oleum Stops Rust Automotive Primer Spray then Rust-Oleum Stops Rust Metallic Spray the only problem is it dosn't come out glossy it comes out blothchy (there are nice smooth patches and there are rough patches) untill I use a Rust-Oleum clear coat
 

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Why did you put 2 HDD sou clous? You have more free space ;) Give you 9/10
I put them right there to get them out of the way. That is the only spot I have where I could mount them backwards and hide the power and IDE cables. They run 35c whether they are actively cooled or not so there is no point to actively cooling them.

For the gloss black mine came out blotchy as well, and I currently have no money for clear coat. Once I get the cash im going to redo the exterior and hopefully get that mirror finish.

:( it looked better before :(... Professionally done though so its pretty nice. Good to see u've fixed up the HDD.
What do you mean it looked better before? I would like to know what I could do in your opinion to make it look better. Could you include your vote in your post also?
 

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big fan of air cooling eh? hehe nice job, 8/10
 

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big fan of air cooling eh? hehe nice job, 8/10
Well the cooling setup has been a work in progress since version 1 of this rig. I still need to reinstall my HR-05 SLI in there...

Can you give me some criticism as to how I can make the case a 10 in your opinion?
 

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Bump!

New hard drives got here today. 7200.10 250gb sata2 seagate perpendicular recording, two of them! I'm trying to figure out how to install them along with my current 2x80's but i either need to put them in 5.25 bays with adapters or remove my hr-05 sli and use a hdd bay.
 

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Watercooling is in!