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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by Nitro-Max, Mar 17, 2008.

  1. micropage7

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    nice. i keep it.
     
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  2. xBruce88x

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    moar zipties!

    a temporary solution to my heat troubles... well so long as it doesn't get over 90deg in my room. but it helps a little.

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    And some modding I did with an accessory for an xbox 360. the connnector didn't quite line up with the one I have. my xbox is the model with the hdmi and the standard connector while this part was designed for the other... so i hacked it open... there are also a couple exhaust fans on it as well.

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    don't need to buy an expensive xbox cable... i can use standard now.

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    some wires...
     

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  3. theJesus

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    It sure is! Well, to a certain degree anyways.
    Yup, exactly what happened with mine.
     
  4. xBruce88x

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    odd... it deleted 4 of my pics.. re-uploading

    why I had to mod the thing ... the rear I/O didn't line up with the accessory's I/O plugs
    360-back.jpg

    the inner workings of the gadget...
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    all the connection options I can now use...
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    and a bonus retro pic to go with the ghetto :)
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  5. synaesthesia New Member

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    I probably would try it for laughs but being in the UK it;s 240v :(
     
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    Ghetto mods are so awesome!!
     
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  7. de.das.dude

    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    im a private detective. you cant escape me :D
     
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    Even better :laugh:
     
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    something will probably catch fire.

    just for laughs and blindness take a 5Amp fuse wire jam it into the socket and switch it on.
    behold the best camera flash ever :D
    i tried this here at 240 V
     
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    Exactly.
     
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    don't know if this is ghetto enough,but here's what i recently did to my little dell case
    my heatsink was too tall for my m-atx dell case so i cut out the dell logo with some tin snips
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    i painted on some liquid electrical tape to clean up the looks and avoid getting cut.Then i decided to mount the hdd on the bottom of the case instead of latched to the front
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    and with that out of the way i drilled holes for an 120mm fan and cut out a hole for it

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    again i painted on some electrical tape.
     
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    Yes that is ghetto lol and I love it
     
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    Yes show DELL how to do it and not put there crappy logo on the side and put a big ass fan there.
     
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    Sorry for the horrible picture quality but I didn't have anything else but my phone at hand.

    Had to add another disk to my storage server and since it's a SATA drive it's the only place I could put it (others are SCSI hotswaps).

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    It's holding nicely for now :D
     
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    What are you using to hold the drive in with?
     
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    Twine lol, didn't think of anything better at that moment:)
     
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    later today i'll put a 200-230mm fan there :rockout:
     
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    That's pretty brave of you. I wouldn't trust my CPU cooling to duct tape, especially when the duct tape is getting heated that much.
     
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    Is that high grade electrical tape? Sure looks like duct tape to me.

    And I agree, that PIII probably isn't very important to cool, but then, what do you use it for anyway?
     
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    i'm guessing a heater:roll:
     
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    pics or it didn't happen
     
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    i've been a little busy building a lego case/pc...will get current pics of it up here in a little bit
     
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  24. xBruce88x

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    that's gonna be an expensive case... legos are pricey these days (well... that's if you build the whole thing out of them)

    speaking of legos...
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    sorry about the poor quality... BB 8310

    My brother bought it last year for the heck of it and wanted me to "keep it safe" while he was deployed.
     
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    here are the pics...just starting it out,pretty sure i'm all set for lego's as my friend that's helping me has a tub of about 50lb's :D

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    man in control room
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    and how i mounted the mobo
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    tomorrow we should be actually building it up higher and possibly get to making a top for it.
    also we're going for an htpc kinda case not an upright because it's easier to stabilize
     

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