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#1
I try to keep stuff I do for others private but this time I am going to do a log.
I am building an Alum/Steel Hybrid with the excellent cooling of the Rosewill build but quite a bit more refined.
To start with I will be using an Enermax Pandora case (I remember when I bought it I loved the name)


I plan on the 2 120mm front fans, completely removing the DVD/Hdd rack and replacing it with a custom alum one. Also replacing the rear of the case and mobo tray with alum panels..Gonna add a side window as well some green lighting.

Colors will be black with AMD green trim/accents (lol, sorry Intel guys)
 
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#2
Should be cool, bookmarked.
 
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#3
Sounds good! Nice starting point can't wait to see it go under the "knife"

I love the name too "pandoras box" ;)
 
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#4
Thanks guys..
ok I got out the drill and drilled out all the rivets


one thing I didnt like about the case is the mobo tray has no ventilation holes for the back side of the mobo (behind the chipset and CPU can get pretty warm)


Ok Im off to figure how to incorporate the alum panels.
 

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#5
hmm fans on the mobo tray were the chipset/cpu go? that would be kinda cool and very different :roll:
 
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#6
Cant wait to see what you do with this case :toast:
 

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#7
hmm fans on the mobo tray were the chipset/cpu go? that would be kinda cool and very different :roll:
Quit giving away all my secrets..;)
 

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#10
Looks like another build that is going to be an A+! If you keep going like this, you'll need to start a section here yourself! MKmods corner

btw cdawall: nice on the whole 5000+ posts! It needs to say: The One & Only
 

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#12
just did! I do like Hat's. lol
 

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#13
were you serious about making me a case?
LOL, I was serious about $10 for the TB Hdd..(JK, my attempt at humor)

PM me if you need one.

Ok out with the steel in with the alum
 
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#14
My baby is taking shape :rockout:

-Hogan
 

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Oooooooooooo! Subscribed.
 

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#18
Ohh another one all ready! Starting to feel spoilt lol

:toast:
 

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#19
How much do you charge for this type of work?

Just asking because your work is the bomb.
Like sending you a 830 stacker and you deck it out the way it's supposed to be.
 
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#20
that backplate looks sweet!

what did you use to cut/shape it?

:toast:
 
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#21
looks and sounds badass so far. I always wanted a modded 900 :D
 
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#23
Post the next stage pic soon!!
 

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#25
would be nice if i had a brake :( then i could make my own patch panels for my rustang :)

you cutout the PSU and I/O shield with shears?

cant wait to see what you have in store for us next

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