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hey DD did you have a Bloodrage? The original heat pipe looked cool but pretty much sucked.
I had a GB X58.

Lookin' good MK. I also vote for black.
 
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But then he would have to perfectly match the red CF, or else it won't look quite right.

Could always try molding a red CF door, or maybe somehow throwing a layer on the current door.
True... I just was thinking of the CF/Black/red sort of thing.. But, straight black would look good.


Now, that I'm one a computer and not a celly... Love the last update mk! Made the backend look do-able!!
 

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Ok I went with Black/red, I found a red color that resembles the CF.

I replaced the Hdd key lock with a fan speed control knob for the CPU cooler
 
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Looking good! Looking very good man!

Man, Wednesday can't get here fast enough!
 
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Thx guys. I am almost tempted to cut a hole in the mobo tray and use a bit of mirror to show the Hdd while running..
 
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Do it!!! That way, I know how to do it myself! lol..
 

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I just noticed the Sata cables will be in the way. So I may invert the Hdd mount and look at it from underneath.

This housing is very nice (open all around)
 
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I love your pics

and your work too, of course
 

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Thx Scrizz.

What kind of airflow are you preparing to take to that northbridge MK? Them suckers run pretty hot (one of the reasons I went P55).
Here is a better shot of the NB cooling.

I reversed the Enzo cooler after reading ur post DD (thanks) and it now receives much more airflow.(this is now the third way the Enzo cooler has been mounted:laugh:) I have to make a new mount out of the ed CF for it.
 

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AKA: You plan to buy nVidia anyway. :p :D
LOL, neiner neiner neiner....(Guess what)

Ok there are a couple days left till the comp needs to be done for Intel so I figured what the hell I would make a new shell/design....:wtf:

this shell is 3/8" taller(so the GPUs will fit under the window) and the Silenx fan fits on the Enzo CPU cooler. Here are a couple shots showing the DVD and LCD mounted


The reason for the larger cage around the LCD is I am gonna back light the edge of the LCD (time for me to be a bit flashy)

Hey Wile E, the new GPUs show up tomorrow...:toast:
 

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I picked up a pair of XFX 5770s (just for you):toast:
(they will be here tomorrow)

I wanted to use NV, but I got impatient waiting and the 5770s finally dropped a bit(im a sucker for price drops)

OH yea, the real reason, the thought of me looking through the top of my comp and seeing those red side panels $300 alone...
 
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Are you gonna get artsy fartsy on us? :roll:
 

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Normally I build stuff just to show ideas/concepts and pay little attention to aesthetics.

I mean if it dosent make it more efficient, run cooler its no biggie to me.

But I realized I now have hardware that will easily last through the next year. (my family is so fricken happy I wont have to buy any more stuff) So I am gonna have to look at this comp for more than a couple of days,
May as well have something cool to look at...


(Im not that Artsy Fartsy but il do my best:laugh:)

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what do you do for a living? how can you afford all of this?
 
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He's a Mod god.. Doesn't have to havae a job.. Just like CD.. He's another mod god that just builds things for everyone..

Once you get to going and throw a few bucks here and there... Stuff become nothing... For instance.. Sold my old set up, and spent nothing on my new.. Plus had enough left over for other things.. Just gotta know how to keep your stuff in shape, and start willing and dealing..

Go into my project log. EnergyFX made a nice little post for all us modders.
 

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Welcome to TPU and the thread...

First Im old (been modding stuff since the 60's)... Second I have a very helpful/understanding family.(thanks Mom and Pete)
(so all those of you that are young and are pissed at ur parents just because, dont be)

One other bit, to help out I rely highly on Karma:rockout:
 
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Nice, them 5770's match just right.

Good choice.
 
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looking good!!
 

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Thx, I messed up the CF PS housing, (gonna re do it tomorrow). I have the front cover almost done too (tomorrow I will finish it)

Its gonna be close but looks like I can get it done.

I am really looking forward to playing some more Borderlands soon...
 
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Oh Mark that is a nice set of twins you got there!

I think you need an assistant that can make your posts for you so you never have to stop.
 

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Normally I build stuff just to show ideas/concepts and pay little attention to aesthetics.

I mean if it dosent make it more efficient, run cooler its no biggie to me.

But I realized I now have hardware that will easily last through the next year. (my family is so fricken happy I wont have to buy any more stuff) So I am gonna have to look at this comp for more than a couple of days,
May as well have something cool to look at...


(Im not that Artsy Fartsy but il do my best:laugh:)

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False hope. You are a computer nerd. You will buy parts whether you actually need them or not. After all, nv's new cards will be releasing ina couple of months. :D
 

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if nvidia's card support bitstreaming like the new 5xxx i'll upgrade and those looks sweet mark.