Happy to say I'm done.
The last few days have been a bit of a Rush, and I must say If i were to do it again; I'd manage my time better
I apologise in advance for the (imo) not-so-good pictures.
Nobody would lend me their DSLR for the...
Finally, the paint on the GPU dried up (enough) for me to map out where to put the vent on the left side.
In the end, it came out perfectly; moreso than the 80mm vent on the other side.
And some bonuses (and with the cathode on)
Ok so First thing i had to do was figure out how to connect the speakers to the rest of the case. I ended up using a small 4-pin connector:
And the Connector to the USB sound card:
After That, I made an LED Strip from 8 LEDs,...
LOOTTTSS of work ddone today.
First, I took one dirty XFX 5770 (i peeled the stickers off)
Removed the shroud and the Fan, and Cleaned it all up:
and Masked off everything I didn't want coloured:
Got some trusty...
take 1 SFX PSU and 2 Strips of Vinyl Sticker:
So then I decided that these were much too long for an ITX build:
So I made them into these:
which freed up a lot of space in the already cramped case:
Yet more things I've bought:
got the Hard/Optical Drive Holder back together with some nice black rivets:
Then used this monstrosity of an 'engraver' from school:
to make the side windows:
which fit perfectly:
so I got a new shipment from PerformancePCs.
Australian computer stores suck.
got me a nice new vandal resistant switch:
(and some other stuff)
but it didn't fit!
so I used a drill to make the hole bigger, filed it down and sanded...
so it's painting time.
First Day, I got the PSU into pieces and taped off everything I didn't want to be black/have paint on.
I also put a small hole into the side of the PSU; this would hold the Fan Controller in...