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Thank you everyone for the kind words and welcomings! Glad to be apart of the club! thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by JKuhn View Post

Good job with the paint.

And about the desktops being easier to disassemble than laptops, you're certainly right. When disconnecting the keyboard on a laptop, you run the risk of ruining the connection and if you don't disconnect it, it tends to get in the way. With desktops you don't have that problem, and you also don't have 3 or more different screw sizes, you only have 2.

The discussions about wiring seems a bit unclear to me, so I'll also add how I did it: PSU -> fan controller (through the front panel's molex connector) -> fans (through the 3 pin fan power and 2 pin led cables). I removed the molex to 3 pin fan converter(s). You also don't have to connect the x-bay unless you want to use it.

Yeah my first laptop was a Gateway P7805-u and the first time I went to upgrade anything I realized you couldn't touch shi!t in there due to soldered GPU and crap. So I sold that and bought a used m17xR2 from a friend and modded the hell out of that with heatsink mods and upgraded the GPU twice after the two years of owning it. Eventually sold that because the CPU was getting outdated (920xm) and bought a used m18xR2 with 7970 crossfire, Going nVidia with my desktop build because i HATE CROSSFIRE WITH A PASSION NOW. lmao.


As for the connectors I think I understand, my motherboard should be here when I get home from work today so I'll let you all know if I need a hand, if not I'll have some pictures up of the fully functional system biggrin.gif (fingers crossed)
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Originally Posted by TeeBlack View Post

To Jayvo

why dont you try the Swiftech H220 unit 1st? its an all in one that can be expanded to a custom loop.

swiftech-h220-water-cooling-liquid,2-K-369452-13.jpg

How is this unit compared to the XSPC EX240? Do you know?
post #7293 of 12478
Playing in photoshop to see how I want my ROG build to look like. If I do red, it will be pearl red apple candy.


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How is this unit compared to the XSPC EX240? Do you know?

they both perform well. the H220 is more of an AIO unit so everything comes pre-assembled. all you have to do is install it in your case. the H220 uses a cpu block/pump combo and the reservoir is built into the radiator. you can expand it and add your video card and another radiator if you choose. i say its really up to you what you prefer though. The xpsc kit is good also but have have to assemble everything yourself.
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New here and thought I'd upload a few pics of my Stryker. My camera is not the best so sorry about the quality.

Props to Gillen and Citizen Joe. I was inspired by their EL wire designs. Both had slightly different designs and mine is also slightly different than theirs. Also an additional props goes to Citizen Joe for inspiring me to change the red power button LEDs for green ones.

I plan on adding one more EL wire around the edges of the window in the near future. I'll try and post pics when I'm done with that.

Please let me know what you think of my mods.





how do you change the power buton light? can it be done with the fan indicator?
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That is my current setup, my question is more so what is best in terms of airflow?  Shouldnt I move the fan on the bottom cage to above the middle cage?  I know it can fit there I had it relaxing there before and especially since I got the middle cage there.

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Originally Posted by Ne1ld0 View Post

New here and thought I'd upload a few pics of my Stryker. My camera is not the best so sorry about the quality.

Props to Gillen and Citizen Joe. I was inspired by their EL wire designs. Both had slightly different designs and mine is also slightly different than theirs. Also an additional props goes to Citizen Joe for inspiring me to change the red power button LEDs for green ones.

I plan on adding one more EL wire around the edges of the window in the near future. I'll try and post pics when I'm done with that.

Please let me know what you think of my mods.






wow!!!!., how did you do this lights? can you teach me? very nice!!., nice job!
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how do you change the power buton light? can it be done with the fan indicator?

yes both are just soldering/desoldering
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Originally Posted by Mega Man View Post

yes both are just soldering/desoldering

ok thanks whats the "type" of led you use?
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ok thanks whats the "type" of led you use?

I sent you a message on here of a previous post I did on how to change the power light LEDs.

Be sure to check it out. It's a pretty easy process. thumb.gif
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