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this is my first case mod,and it's pretty ghetto.So my heatsink was too tall for my m-atx dell case so i cut out the dell logo with some tin snips



i painted on some liquid electrical tape to clean up the looks and avoid getting cut.Then i decided to moutn the hdd on the bottom of the case instead of latched to the front

and with that out of the way i drilled holes for an 120mm fan and cut out a hole for it


again i painted on some electrical tape.
anyways that's it,made this little case more functional
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not bad, looks good
   
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post #3 of 7
Good based on the tools you had available... of course I would burn anything with a dell logo on it immediately (except monitors of course).

Try getting a cheap ATX case and getting into some real modding. The case mods work log forum here is a great source of inspiration for me so I'm sure it will help you too. As for the case, try the lian li a05n. At about $80 shipped it's a great canvas for any mod.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...8&Tpk=pc-a05nb

Also there's a thread on here filled with people who have that case that can help you with mods and stuff

http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...-a05-club.html
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post #4 of 7
Doesn't look too bad.
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post #5 of 7
Not bad. I'd say pretty good with the tools you have.
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post #6 of 7
With what you had it isn't bad.
 
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post #7 of 7
Necessity is the mother of all innovation. Nice work
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