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What do you think of my Antec 300 case mod? (Still a work in progress)

What would you rate my case mod?

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OmegaAI

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#1
Currently I have a side view window on my case which I added myself:




I have also modified the top 140mm fan port for the use of a 120mm fan and a couple other small modifications for better cable management. Here are the results afterward:








Before you say anything: I cannot orient my heat sink to front -back since I have an Ultra Kaze 3000RPM on it. My RAM gets in the way and stuff D: But in the end it works out quite well.

The case looks rough and it will be repainted black along with the interior as well. I will post once I have finished with that. The edges where I cut my view panel will be filed down.


Tell me what you think. I know it isn't as extravagant as some other people's mods, but I like it. It is about 75-80% finished. After everything gets painted, I will be eventually adding in blue cold cathodes.


I would give myself an 8/10 thus far seeing as how it is my first case mod.

For my cables, I would give myself a 9/10 since they are not perfect but far better than before.

Air Flow Rates and fans:

2 74CFM 120mm LED fans (front)
1 ~60CFM 120mm LED (side)
2 110CFM 120mm SlipStream (top and rear)

In: 208CFM
Out: 220CFM
Current Temps:
Idle:
Mobo: 32C
Core 1: 32C
Core 2: 33C
GPU Core: 40-41 (flips back and forth)
HD 1: 28C
HD 2: 26C

Load:
Mobo: 34C (5 runs of ITB)
Core 1: 63C (5 runs of Intel Burn Test)
Core 2: 63C (5 runs Intel Burn Test)
GPU Core: 65C
HD 1: 28C
HD 2: 26C

Update PICS:

UPDATED PICS:

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Sorry about the some of the picture quality D:


Case Panel off:


Case Panel On!:


In teh dark (sorry about the picture quality):


Teh Front:


Teh Back (The paint job isn't perfect but it isn't all that noticable if you do not pay attention to it :D):


Teh Top (notice the awesome wooden 140mm to 120mm bracket I made!):


Innards:

Bottom cathode converter box hidden with on and off switches for top and bottom cathodes :D :


Top cathode converter box hidden away ninja style:


Bottom Cathodes:


Top Cathodes:


Bottom cathode wiring:


Exhaust fan wiring hole :D :


Front panel under-the-motherboard routing hole:


Front panel wiring slipped through hole ninja style:


Meh mess o' wire hidden from site :)ninja:):


Semi-overview of wiring:




OH NOEZ!

e-e damn ding from installing PSU (it is always a pain in the ass to get it in, but it is now even harder!):


Damn handles didn't turn out well but oh well:


Setup of AWESOMENESS!




Rate my please!
 
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#2
Looks very clean, +1.
 

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Thank you :D
 
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#5
Yea good job...Nice set up!!
 

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:D I know it is tiny. If I had the money, I would have gotten an Antec 900 or Antec 1200 e_e
 
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Go spend a couple bucks on some black SATA cables, those coiled yellow-orange ones just kill the look.
 
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#8
Straighten the Sata cables they look ugly. And they could lead to data corruption on some chipsets.
Every thing else look nice.
 
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#9
Straighten the Sata cables they look ugly. And they could lead to data corruption on some chipsets.
Every thing else look nice.
Seriously. I would untangle those sata cables. If they are too close to themselves they can really lead to data corruption.
 

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ill post some pics tonight but if you mount your HHD's backwards you can hide all the sata and sata power cables. I just finished mine last night. I was about to write a guide until I saw Cyberdruids and I was like "I shall bow to the case mod king"
 

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UPDATE

  • Case has been painted black inside and out (but is not a perfect job it works well and looks good)
  • 4 4 inch Blue Cathodes have been added for lighting
  • Side view panel has scratch but will be replaced
  • Have ordered black SATA cables (that are shorter and are black)

Pics will be added once I get home. Please critize it as you like and tell me what you think.

Edit: HDD cannot be mounted backwards. Not enough room between front fans and HDD.
 

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#12
Um what? Wrong area man. This about case modes, not stock stuff.
 

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Sorry about double post:

Updated pics!
 

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D: No replies e_e evil people
 
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I would have gone with non glossy black, less finger magnet, and also the paint job could be somewhat better, did you try polishing it? with something like this:

 
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The whole point in the Case Mod Gallery is for things like this. Why was it not posted there :confused:
 
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The whole point in the Case Mod Gallery is for things like this. Why was it not posted there :confused:
I usually dont look there so i guess he aiming for maximum "replyness"
 

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#18
I posted here to so that I can get input on my case. As for the gallery, it isn't that active