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Hey guys, I am starting a log of my NZXT Zero mod/paint.

I got this case a long time ago when it first came out for my first custom pc, I never got around to selling it so I decided to mod it and possibly give it away at some point when I finish it.

The basic mods that i started with are the window where the 4 fans were on the side, and repainting the whole case. The outside is a really dark blue and the inside is white.

I started this some time ago, but since I started posting on here I thought I would share with everyone as I get more into it. It's not really "pro" because I didn't put too much effort into it, could have disassembled it and powder coated but never got around to it... case window is a little off in some spots but the molding covers it up nicely.

Right now all the panels except the window are painted and some have a coat of clear on them, the next steps are to put u channel molding on the window and get some smoked plexiglass. Then finish painting the side and clear the whole case.

Might be building a pc in the case, too early to tell.

Any questions, comments, ideas and anything else is more than welcome. (Don't be afraid to say bad things i need advice...)























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Update: Totally forgot about the whole front bezel, lol...

I'll get some pics up at some point soon.
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looks good, i love that white interior!
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looks good, i love that white interior!
thanks, glad u like it
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wow man those cuts are clean! looks good.
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wow man those cuts are clean! looks good.
Thanks more coming soon!
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The Zero if my favorite case of all time. I've built a couple machines based on it, in fact my entire Sandy Bridge upgrade is going into it. This will be 2 upgrades in this case.

I'm subbing this thread. I can't wait to see what the side looks like. I have a spare side for my Zero since I had a second one laying around... I seriously might ask you to do the extra side I have if your window looks good.
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The Zero if my favorite case of all time. I've built a couple machines based on it, in fact my entire Sandy Bridge upgrade is going into it. This will be 2 upgrades in this case.

I'm subbing this thread. I can't wait to see what the side looks like. I have a spare side for my Zero since I had a second one laying around... I seriously might ask you to do the extra side I have if your window looks good.
Nice man, sounds good, keep in mind this mod was started back in my amateur days so the window is not amazing check out my nzxt phantom window to get a better idea of my skill level now...

here is the thread with some pics http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...-club-427.html

the cut is really easy as long everything is draw out, any small imperfections are covered up by the window molding. I'll make sure to get more pics up as soon as i get more work done
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Update: Took pics with the front bezel and put in the aluminum pieces on the front to give you guys an idea of what it looks like, i might be painting it but im not sure i kinda like how the metal looks. Let me know what you guys think...







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lol cute statue.
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