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Hello guys,

Well, I plan to Mod this Great case to a next level.

Plans:
1.-Fit an Extended Motherboard in Mid tower case.
2.- Change coolor scheme. Blue to Red.
3.- "Sleeve" with heatshrinks part of my PSU. (I can't find any sleeving parts here in Mexico. But Heat shrink is very cheap.)
4.-Build Top exahust shroud with Radiation + x2 120mm Fans inside.

The Hardware:



Case: NZXT Lexa S Crafter series



Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV Extreme [B3]




CPU: Intel i7 2600k



Ram: G.Skill 8Gb (4x2) RipJaws X 1600Mhz



Graphics Card: XFX HD 5850 Crossfire. Black Edition + Standard



PSU: Antec True Power New 650 Watts



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Planning Top Exahust Shroud.

This is a sketch of the Shroud I'm planning to build. Its gonna be built of Fiber Glass. Inside there will be a RS 240 Radiator + two 120mm Fans on top of the Radiator



The Shround is surrounded by red. And its what I'm going to build.



My Little Puppy helping me out with the sketch....



What do you Guys think? Does it needs some improvment? Is it ok? is it much?
The Shroud should be on top of the case.... I'm not the best drawing, but I gave my best
Edited by age_ruler1 - 6/14/11 at 3:02pm
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Your dog... It stares into my soul...
    
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Your dog... It stares into my soul...
Lmao.. He was mad at me 'cuz I made him seat. Hahahaha
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Looks interesting. don't forget to update!
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I'll be trying to Update Dailiy...
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Xfire 5850's are unstoppable... If the drivers work.

I have two myself and they are an absolute pain to get working some times.

I forget what driver version im running, i think its 11.4 thats stable.

I will be watching.
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Xfire 5850's are unstoppable... If the drivers work.

I have two myself and they are an absolute pain to get working some times.

I forget what driver version im running, i think its 11.4 thats stable.

I will be watching.
Thanks! For info!! I havn't had the chance to run the yet. I hope tomorrow I'll get my CPU. Thanks for the tip!
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Not a problem. If it wont allow you to enable crossfire first thing to check is the crossfire bridge. take it off and put it back on again a couple of times.
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