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the cable tie made a massive difference......very neat.
 
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mine is running about so, more or less cluttere for about a year give or take some couple moons.
le: miss clicked "post reply button"
 

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I know im Welsh and dont get out much but i always wondered why you couldnt get quick release zipties.....turns out you can if you buy your Xmas pudding from Aldi because they use one for the label.


Press the trigger and.....baaadoing it flies open......brilliant.

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I know im Welsh and dont get out much but i always wondered why you couldnt get quick release zipties.....turns out you can if you buy your Xmas pudding from Aldi because they use one for the label.


Press the trigger and.....baaadoing it flies open......brilliant.

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Mind splash; so, such thing does exist beside the concept,awe'd one here.
 
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I was going through my garbage pile today and found a 2GB DDR3 stick which my friend brought over some time ago.
It has some physical damage on the back side from some idiot repairs guy who was trying to upgrade his old PC a couple of years ago. A few traces were ripped, but not too bad to dissuade me from getting free RAM for my yet another trash-build.
All I need is a fine jumper wire (freebie from my last flux and alcohol order), a soldering iron and a steady hand (kept myself away from coffee for 20 minutes just to get prepared for this procedure).
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So far that entire PC cost me around $30 ($60 with two 19" monitors) and 2-3 hours of headache(combined). Runs windows 10 && Ubuntu Mate :D
 
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My keyboard was worse for wear so I decide to paint it, also painted my backup mouse.

 

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When you have insomnia before a big purchase so you make USB to Fan headers. Going to build a small cooling pad for my router and modem.
Proof of concept 5V was enough via the makeshift USB to 4 pin plug.

Swapped to a Corsair case fan for extra cheapness. Add a box and a fan grill from a dead PSU and.... ghetto perfect

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Clutterfuck much? I actually did some organizing ie: 1st pic. ; can't back up more because 2nd pic. ; 3rd pic. is an actual ( how one spells getho correct) of a getho mod in which I attempt to not just add thick cables with alligator clamps to a " wanna be PC psu" but actually mode 12v rail for some more Volt's , about a single Volt and then some from 12 too 13.2-13.8Volts.
 

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Temporary fix for my loud drives

 
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you missed a couple :) and won't that possible raise Spinning rust getting hotter due to "AIR FLOW" problems ?.
Probably, It's not that big just on the end of the drive. Air can still move behind it. I think I'm goin to cut some small rubber piece and stick in there. I just wanted to see if it would quite them down and it does
 

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Measure it to the mm and i will check for you as i have some here but if memory serves me a cigarette filter bridges the gap perfectly and has vibration dampening qualities
 
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Graphic card holder for new case i got.
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I once took a whole bunch of my then GF's thong and cut them for air filters on my Thermaltake Armor. It looked pretty stealthy. Only downside is I have to replace those filters every few months.

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Have you ever thought about using Silverstone Air Penetrator fans instead of plain old PC fans or was it just whatever you had at hand at the time
it was just what i had to hand, I dont think you can buy "ghetto"
 
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I once took a whole bunch of my then GF's thong and cut them for air filters on my Thermaltake Armor. It looked pretty stealthy. Only downside is I have to replace those filters every few months.

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thong, or stocking?

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I used the same material that is used to make bridal veils (tulle) to make some air filters for my HTPC
 
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Necessity is the mother of invention.
 
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I used the same material that is used to make bridal veils (tulle) to make some air filters for my HTPC
Same material is used for tutus ,right? Thanks man , i'think i know what my next case mod is going to look like:D
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