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Paint it red.
 
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some JB weld will or bondo will fill those un needed holes nicely. I would say file your window hole down nice and good and as square as possible then do the gasket idea. but i would set a rubber gasket then the window, use some rivets 2 on eack straight line, then the next gasket. it will hold damn good and with the 2nd gasket it will cover all the rivets. or you can skip the first gasket just rivet the window to the side panel then lay the outside gasket to cover any imperfections along the edges.
 
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The Apogee is such an under qualified block for what you are cooling. Seriously buy a better block your temps will be almost 10C cooler assuming no rad bottleneck.
 
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Paint it red.
thats what im thinking too :)

some JB weld will or bondo will fill those un needed holes nicely. I would say file your window hole down nice and good and as square as possible then do the gasket idea. but i would set a rubber gasket then the window, use some rivets 2 on eack straight line, then the next gasket. it will hold damn good and with the 2nd gasket it will cover all the rivets. or you can skip the first gasket just rivet the window to the side panel then lay the outside gasket to cover any imperfections along the edges.
well the fact is that im a moron at these things, so not even 100 hours of filing will save my ass lol

i must check how much it will cost to get laser cutted first, im not sure if i like the looks of that windows sticking 1cm out from the sidepanel, id rather have it inside, if you know what i mean?



The Apogee is such an under qualified block for what you are cooling. Seriously buy a better block your temps will be almost 10C cooler assuming no rad bottleneck.
that sucks then

what will you recommend?
 
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well if you need to save money get an EK supreme LT, if you can spend a little more the Apogee XT or the EK supreme HF are the performance kings.
 
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ill put up a wtb thread on the local forums here, and see what shows up then

how about the heatkiller 3.0?
 
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well if you just do one bit of rubber it will barely stickout. almost every window sticks out a bit. just take a tape measure and t square and measure out the uneaven part (its really not that bad for first try my first was wy worse) and use a JIG SAW not a dremel. jig saw will cut much straighter easier and faster, then take some deent sand paper and smooth it out you'll be good to go, and save $100 that you woulda spent at laser cutters.
 

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I have a Heatkiller 3.0 and am very happy with the performance. There are a couple blocks that beat it now, but it was top-of-the-line when I got it.
 
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well if you just do one bit of rubber it will barely stickout. almost every window sticks out a bit. just take a tape measure and t square and measure out the uneaven part (its really not that bad for first try my first was wy worse) and use a JIG SAW not a dremel. jig saw will cut much straighter easier and faster, then take some deent sand paper and smooth it out you'll be good to go, and save $100 that you woulda spent at laser cutters.
will try that , thank you.

but i dont want my window on the outside, i want it on the inside, therefor i want the straight edges and so on, and im a dumbass when it comes to this modding thing,

gonna take a picture of the sidepanel later to explain why i really cant cut too much on it :toast:

I have a Heatkiller 3.0 and am very happy with the performance. There are a couple blocks that beat it now, but it was top-of-the-line when I got it.
well i should be able to get a cheap used one, and then paint the top piece black and red like i saw in another log here

btw, the sunbeam psu kit cam today, that only too 3, yes THREE fucking weeks to get here, im kinda pissed at caseking.de for the lack of response on mails, they havent answered anyone of them(3)

so i cannot recommend that place for anyone

 
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I have those ... let me know how easy it is for you to get eh 24 pins off ... I could not do it with those :/
 
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just tried on a old one i had laying here

it works perfect,

but i think its because you have the HX model from corsair, its notorious for being a pain in the ass to mod
 
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just tried on a old one i had laying here

it works perfect,

but i think its because you have the HX model from corsair, its notorious for being a pain in the ass to mod
very true lol ... I will try and find an old PSU and test it out on it.

which one did you use for the 24 pin? the double pronged one?
 
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yeah the double thingie

just make sure the pins go on each side on the metal,

this is better to show you

 
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thanks for the pic ... and then just a nice shove and they pop right out?
 
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no you have to pull hard to get a pin out, dont push the tool too hard, push gently but still pretty firm, and when it doesnt get further you pull the cables out, you need a good amount of force to pull it
 
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no you have to pull hard to get a pin out, dont push the tool too hard, push gently but still pretty firm, and when it doesnt get further you pull the cables out, you need a good amount of force to pull it
hmmmmm ok I think i was going at it all wrong lol :twitch:

thanks again :toast:
 
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as long as you didnt break anything then its just learning by doing lol :p

np, glad to help
 
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also try to bend the 2 pins apart a bit it helps keep them plush against the sides instead of getting a pin on one side and other in the middle of th plug. my corsair unit was insanely hard but i got it, took a long time. you will hit a point where you think you have the tool all the way in but you need to push a little further coraisr pins have stronger metal than most others and the notchs dont like to push in. also another trick, when you get the tool all the way in push the wore up into it then pull out you'll feel it pop and it should come out easy as pie.
 
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not really an update, more of a question

what do you guys think of this

this hole (optical drive which i dont use) , will be covered



like this




so what im thinking is this

add some red led's in the acryllic so illuminate the area, or just make a plate for the whole front on the inside and illuminate that, (will be matte finish) if you understand
 

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Imo, pull the whole front , remove the mesh and re-mesh ,paiinted red.
 
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not really an update, more of a question

what do you guys think of this

this hole (optical drive which i dont use) , will be covered

http://img.techpowerup.org/100925/002.jpg

like this


http://img.techpowerup.org/100925/001.jpg

so what im thinking is this

add some red led's in the acryllic so illuminate the area, or just make a plate for the whole front on the inside and illuminate that, (will be matte finish) if you understand
depending on how much the rest of the casing is going to be red? then I'd consider using white LED's instead, but if there isn't too much red going on elsewhere then I'd definitely go for the red like you suggested :toast:
 
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What about finding somewhere that will emboss your name or the rig's name onto an aluminium plate to cover it? Could even leave a small space to illuminate with led's.

But that all depends on how much it costs and if it's locally available to you
 

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Damn don, you are supposed to tell me when you have a new project log up! :p
 
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Imo, pull the whole front , remove the mesh and re-mesh ,paiinted red.
you do know that the front is a part of the case right? its almost half the case lol XD

depending on how much the rest of the casing is going to be red? then I'd consider using white LED's instead, but if there isn't too much red going on elsewhere then I'd definitely go for the red like you suggested :toast:
the whole case will be metallic red on the outside, and black on the inside

so maybe some white would do the trick yeah :)

What about finding somewhere that will emboss your name or the rig's name onto an aluminium plate to cover it? Could even leave a small space to illuminate with led's.

But that all depends on how much it costs and if it's locally available to you
thats actually a nice idea, maybe even make the hole bigger and add a display in it?

Damn don, you are supposed to tell me when you have a new project log up! :p
hahahaha if figured you would jump in one day ;)
 

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