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I bought a HAF 932 a year ago and I was into modding. Now it looks terrible and I rushed it so I pretty much wasted $200. Is there a way to turn it into like a test bench? Because it's a very hard job TO redo it. Anyway to make the most of my money?
post #2 of 75
If you completely messed it up, rip out the motherboard tray and the hard disk bays and lay the motherboard tray horizontally. Mount the lot onto a piece of wood and voila, makeshift test bench.
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Be happy you didn't buy a Zalman GS1000, I payed $200 for it and I can't even give it away.
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I wanna see this, you should post pics.
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post #5 of 75
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tw34k;13314801 
I wanna see this, you should post pics.

Go to the HAF owners club page 1335 then you'll see
and yes i know i can fix it but its a pretty long job and i really dont see spending more money fixing it when i can get a new case pre cheap
Edited by AlPh4Kil1 - 4/28/11 at 11:00pm
post #6 of 75
Don't feel too bad. I spent about $100 on an Azza Hurrican for a new build and now I'm thinking I really don't like it. Airflow isn't as good as I hoped (though I'm concluding its not as bad as I previously made out), and the look did the opposite of growing on me.

I'm thinking about getting something else, maybe a HAF-X or a Phantom. If you did have any interest in the Phantom, Newegg had a $20 discount going on for the white one...I can't decide if I like that look or not, though.
post #7 of 75
Quote:
Originally Posted by AlPh4Kil1;13315260 
Go to the HAF owners club page 1335 then you'll see
and yes i know i can fix it but its a pretty long job and i really dont see spending more money fixing it when i can get a new case pre cheap

i didn't see any pics under your post.
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post #8 of 75
Quote:
Originally Posted by downlinx;13321612 
i didn't see any pics under your post.

Pictures are here: http://www.overclock.net/computer-cases/392179-official-cooler-master-haf-x-932-a-668.html#post13304612

Its not pretty. You've been warned!
post #9 of 75
Oh...oh wow. That is... truely aweful...

2-many-coats-of-paint-results-in-1041077.jpg

Is that... salmon?

You just need a heavy duty sander, and just sand that sucker down to the bare metal, then try again with rattlecans.
Edited by Shredicus - 4/29/11 at 4:53pm
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post #10 of 75
at least you didn't do this...

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mr5-O_LFMv0[/ame]
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