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Retro PC

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System Name AMD Black Widow
Processor AMD FX-6100 3.3GHz
Motherboard GIGABYTE GA-780T-D3L (rev. 4.0)
Cooling Cooler master hyper 212 EVO
Memory Kingston HyperX DDR3 2x4GB 1600MHz KHX1600C9D3B1K2/8GX
Video Card(s) Sapphire HD 7770 GHz Edition
Storage WESTERN DIGITAL 1TB 64MB 7k SATA600 Blue WD10EZEX, Samsung 850 EVO 256 GB SSD
Display(s) LG W2453SQ-PF
Case MS Cyclops IV
Power Supply LC Power LC600H-12 600 W
Software Windows 10 64bit
To view this case mod, go here.



Specs:
CPU: AMD Athlon XP 2200+MOBO: Epox 8RDAEIRAM: 2x1GB DDR1 KingstonGPU: ATI radeon HD 3450 512MBHDD: Western digital 250GB IDE (primary, OS) , Seagate 750GB IDE (secondary).

Mods:
Made a new motherboard tray with cable management holes. Shortened the DVD drive bay from 4 units to a single unit. Made a custom power supply cover. Painted the inside of the case in white. Mounted the Hard drives vertically.

This is my first PC ever purchased in December 2004. The system has undergone some changes since then:- the ram has been expanded from 512 MB to 2GB- the HDD dies a few years ago but it was also a WD 250 GB- the gpu was changed from a ATI 9550 to the current HD 3450.I know the mod is not flashy as some on here but I'm happy with it.
 

Frick

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System Name Black MC in Tokyo
Processor Ryzen 5 2600x
Motherboard Asrock B450M-HDV
Cooling AMD Wraith Spire I think
Memory 2 x 8GB G-skill Aegis 3000 or somesuch
Video Card(s) Gigabyte RTX 2060 Gaming OC Pro
Storage Kingston A400 240GB | WD Blue 1TB x 2 | Toshiba P300 2TB
Display(s) BenQ GL2450HT
Case Antec dumpster find
Audio Device(s) Line6 UX1 + some headphones
Power Supply Fractal Design Effekt 400W
Mouse Logitech G602
Keyboard Dell Sk3205
Software Windows 10 Pro
Benchmark Scores I once had +100 dorfs in DF, so yeah pretty great
Very nice. Worthy of a retro build indeed.
 

stinger608

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System Name Dean Machine/2020 Ryzenfall
Processor Intel 4790K/AMD Ryzen 3700X
Motherboard MSI 1150 Gaming mATX/Gigabyte AORUS ELITE B550
Cooling Cooler Master Hyper 212 LED/SilverStone AH240 AIO
Memory 16 gigs Crucial Ballistix Tactical Tracer/16 gigs G.Skill TridentZ NEO DDR4
Video Card(s) Gigabyte 1660 Super/Gigabyte GTX 1660
Storage Crucial SSD 256 and 2TB spinner/Dual Samsung 980 Pro M2 NVME 4.0
Display(s) Overlord 27" 2560 x 1440
Case Corsair Air 540
Audio Device(s) On board
Power Supply Seasonic modular 850 watt Platinum/EVGA T2-850 Titanium
Software Windows 10 Pro/Windows 10 Pro
Very awesome ole nostalgic build man!!!!!
 
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System Name Project Isis
Processor Core i7 2600k @ 4.5GHz @1.4v
Motherboard Asus P8Z68-v
Cooling Cooler master Nepton 280L
Memory 2*4Gig Adata XPG 2400Mhz running at 2200Mhz 10-11-11 1.65v
Video Card(s) Galax GTX 1060 6Gb Boost clock: 2102mhz Memory: 3004+450mhz
Storage 1x Seagate 3TB, 1x Samsung 1TB, Crucial MX300 250gig ssd
Display(s) Alienware AW2518HF 240Hz and Samsung BX2450
Case Corsair Air 540
Audio Device(s) Basic sound card
Power Supply Cooler Master GX750
Mouse Razer Deathadder Elite Chroma with Razer Gigantus mouse pad
Keyboard Gigabyte Osmium Cherry MX red
Software Windows 10 Pro
Benchmark Scores Nah, I play games instead
How did you bend the sheet metal? And how did you get the spray paint to stick to the galvanizing? Other than that, it is a great mod :toast:
 
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Location
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System Name Black Box
Processor Intel i5-9600KF
Motherboard NZXT N7 Z370 Black
Cooling Cooler Master 240 RGB AIO / Stock
Memory Thermaltake Toughram 16GB 4400MHz DDR4 or Gigabyte 16GB 3600MHz DDR4 or Adata 8GB 2133Mhz DDR4
Video Card(s) Asus Dual 1060 6GB
Storage Kingston A2000 512Gb NVME
Display(s) AOC 24" Freesync 1m.s. 75Hz
Case Corsair 450D High Air Flow.
Audio Device(s) No need.
Power Supply FSP Aurum 650W
Mouse Yes
Keyboard Of course
Software W10 Pro 64 bit
How did you bend the sheet metal? And how did you get the spray paint to stick to the galvanizing? Other than that, it is a great mod :toast:
Use an etch primer to get paint to stick to galvanized steel.
 
Joined
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Messages
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System Name AMD Black Widow
Processor AMD FX-6100 3.3GHz
Motherboard GIGABYTE GA-780T-D3L (rev. 4.0)
Cooling Cooler master hyper 212 EVO
Memory Kingston HyperX DDR3 2x4GB 1600MHz KHX1600C9D3B1K2/8GX
Video Card(s) Sapphire HD 7770 GHz Edition
Storage WESTERN DIGITAL 1TB 64MB 7k SATA600 Blue WD10EZEX, Samsung 850 EVO 256 GB SSD
Display(s) LG W2453SQ-PF
Case MS Cyclops IV
Power Supply LC Power LC600H-12 600 W
Software Windows 10 64bit
How did you bend the sheet metal?
I started it with my hand and later I had to hammer it. It was a pain in the ass to bend but I had no other way.

Thanks everyone for the replies.
 
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System Name Enthoo Phantom
Processor 4820K
Motherboard Gigabyte X79-UP4
Cooling Custom-Loop
Memory Patriot DDR3 Intel limited 1866
Video Card(s) gigabyte geforce gtx 970 g1 gaming in SLI
Storage 1TB SSD + 250GB SSD and 2TB HDD
Display(s) MSI Optix MAG-C 2560x1440 144hz 1ms
Case Enthoo Luxe
Audio Device(s) Sound Blaster Z
Power Supply 850 W Corsair Bronze : (
Mouse Logitech G502
Keyboard Corsair K70
Software M$ WIndows 10 Pro
Benchmark Scores Crap
Enjoy you outdated garbage pc, sorry have no love for old tech. Good work on the case mod though.
 
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System Name Chachamaru-III | Retro Battlestation
Processor Intel Core i7 3770K | Intel Pentium II 450MHz
Motherboard BIOSTAR TZ77XE4 (Intel Z77 Chipset) | MSI MS-6116 (Intel 440BX chipset)
Cooling Cooler Master Hyper 212X, case fully populated
Memory 16GB G.Skill Ares 1600MHz (2x8GB) [30 10-10-10] | 512MB PC133 SDRAM
Video Card(s) MSI GeForce 1070 Gaming Z, Intel HD 4000 (for secondary monitor) | 3dfx Voodoo3 3000
Storage 250GB SK hynix SSD (OS), Toshiba 3TB (Storage), Toshiba 3TB (Steam), Samsung 1TB (Personal Files)
Display(s) LG 24UD58-B @ 4k & Eizo FlexScan L887 20" @ 1600x1200
Case Antec Three Hundred Two | Beige box
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster Z (Speakers), Realtek ALC898 (Headphones) | Sound Blaster AWE64
Power Supply EVGA Supernova 750 G2 | 250W ASETEC
Mouse Razer DeathAdder | Microsoft Serial Mouse v2.0A
Keyboard Redragon K551-UK VARA | Dell AT102W
Software Microsoft Windows 10 Pro | Microsoft Windows 98SE
Enjoy you outdated garbage pc, sorry have no love for old tech. Good work on the case mod though.
Didn't your mother ever say "If you don't have anything nice to say, then shut the fuck up"?
 
Joined
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System Name Project Isis
Processor Core i7 2600k @ 4.5GHz @1.4v
Motherboard Asus P8Z68-v
Cooling Cooler master Nepton 280L
Memory 2*4Gig Adata XPG 2400Mhz running at 2200Mhz 10-11-11 1.65v
Video Card(s) Galax GTX 1060 6Gb Boost clock: 2102mhz Memory: 3004+450mhz
Storage 1x Seagate 3TB, 1x Samsung 1TB, Crucial MX300 250gig ssd
Display(s) Alienware AW2518HF 240Hz and Samsung BX2450
Case Corsair Air 540
Audio Device(s) Basic sound card
Power Supply Cooler Master GX750
Mouse Razer Deathadder Elite Chroma with Razer Gigantus mouse pad
Keyboard Gigabyte Osmium Cherry MX red
Software Windows 10 Pro
Benchmark Scores Nah, I play games instead
Use an etch primer to get paint to stick to galvanized steel.
Awesome thanx man, im looking at doing the same with P4 3ghz presscot build
 
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System Name Madness
Processor 6700k delidded 5.0ghz from silicone lottery
Motherboard Msi z270 m5
Cooling xspc cpu block , ek pump/res , alphacool 360 rad , ek fc x2 , monsoon fittings
Memory corsair dominator platinum16gb with light bar kit
Video Card(s) Msi 1070 seahawk x2
Storage adata sp550 256gb , seagate 1tb
Display(s) hp 24' monitors x3
Case Phanteks enthoo evolve tempered glass
Audio Device(s) Samsung 5.1 surround system
Power Supply xfx 1250w pro series , custom cables
Mouse Logitech g403
Keyboard Logitech g11 ,painted white and black
Nice . kicking it old school.. I like the wood floors. Makes it look classy up in there! Some older cases are just begging to be chopped up and modded out.. 9 out of 10
 
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stinger608

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Cooling Cooler Master Hyper 212 LED/SilverStone AH240 AIO
Memory 16 gigs Crucial Ballistix Tactical Tracer/16 gigs G.Skill TridentZ NEO DDR4
Video Card(s) Gigabyte 1660 Super/Gigabyte GTX 1660
Storage Crucial SSD 256 and 2TB spinner/Dual Samsung 980 Pro M2 NVME 4.0
Display(s) Overlord 27" 2560 x 1440
Case Corsair Air 540
Audio Device(s) On board
Power Supply Seasonic modular 850 watt Platinum/EVGA T2-850 Titanium
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