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What do you guys think of a Storm Trooped (Matte Black & Matte White) Cooler Master HAF X with matched interior. I was thinking of tackling this sort of mod a little later down the road after my build is actually complete. Hopefully I only have to wait until next week before I can order my stuff I'm getting really eager.

I was thinking while I've been waiting that I might do a Storm Trooped appearance to it. I think it would look extreme and definitely be a show off case. Of course I would match everything on the inside including sleeving of wires and led lighting. I got this little thought after seeing this. I know mine won't compete on hardware customization level, like watercooling and what not, but I want to look as clean as that and make something very visual out of something very functional. Opinions?
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post #2 of 31
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This is just a 1 minute photoshop attempt at how it might look so forgive the bordering around the case. I'll prolly lay down some matte black vinyl pieces, maybe even black vinyl "HAF" or "HAF X" lettering on the side so it isn't so blank. All red LED's would be replaced by white ones on all fans, and there would be white leds lighting it inside too. The 560 cards would most likely have the cooler shield matte black vinyl wrapped and fans matte white. Pretty much everything that can be covered or painted inside the case will be either matte white or black. Picture below just for reference to the exterior.

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Edited by jona2125 - 5/27/11 at 9:46pm
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post #3 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by jona2125;13662789 
This is just a 1 minute photoshop attempt at how it might look so forgive the bordering around the case. I'll prolly lay down some matte black vinyl pieces, maybe even black vinyl "HAF" or "HAF X" lettering on the side so it isn't so blank. All red LED's would be replaced by white ones on all fans, and there would be white leds lighting it inside too. The 560 cards would most likely have the cooler shield matte black vinyl wrapped and fans matte white. Pretty much everything that can be covered or painted inside the case will be either matte white or black. Picture below just for reference to the exterior.

That would be awesome, go for it!
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post #4 of 31
Looks pretty rad. Do it!
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post #5 of 31
Use white LED's
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post #6 of 31
if it looks as cool as this fan: http://www.overclock.net/other-hardware-mods/1010406-corsair-dominator-fan-stormtrooper-mod.html

Then it will be ridonkulously good.

Actually I'm really starting to like that colour scheme and that I think that it would be awesome on a HAF X
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post #7 of 31
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Eskanasi;13664670 
if it looks as cool as this fan: http://www.overclock.net/other-hardware-mods/1010406-corsair-dominator-fan-stormtrooper-mod.html

Then it will be ridonkulously good.

Actually I'm really starting to like that colour scheme and that I think that it would be awesome on a HAF X

Yea I'm like sickly pumped to start the mod. I'm diving into it the second parts reach my door step. All stickers will be replaced by Black & White versions, I'll make them on the 'puter. And LED's will all be white on all fans that have them and white accent led's will be added to the case too. I already have 24 pin and 6 pin white sleeved extension cables in the list too so that takes a little work out of it. Yea pretty much this is gonna be one sick mod. I'll probably even do a storm trooper helmet matte black stencil on the side just cause, either that or just HAF X. Vinyl is ready to go I can't wait to get this stuff and start going. And the Acer 3D monitor will be going from ugly (IMO) orange and black to white and black with some wrapping. Glad everbody likes it so far
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post #8 of 31
Would look awsome. Subing for a build log.
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post #9 of 31
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Just noticed the contest for HAF cases. I'll try to enter but I don't think it will be as sophisticated as the others with more money for more hardware modding. If I could do a full loop I really would but I'm limited currently
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post #10 of 31
I would say get the window etched with a storm trooper helmet or something, that would be freakin' epic
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