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BEHOLD THE HORROR!

The case is a mATX HP case. I don't put the cover on my case because my heatsink is too big I'm going to try to offset the cover with some plywood
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Originally Posted by lin2dev View Post
BEHOLD THE HORROR!
. . . . offset the cover with some plywood
100% awesome. This is undeniable fact.
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post #3 of 7
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I'm wondering if I should have it moved to the cases section.....
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Yikes. Elevated PSU slots holding non-modular PSUs can be a pain. I would re-route a bit, but in my opinion, if you aren't positioning cables near heat sources or blocking air flow, and if you can close the back panel without over pressuring cable connectors, then all is well.
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post #5 of 7
LOL, function over form buddy!!! i love it!!
Plywood?? Trying to bring out the back of the case where the screws for the cover meet the chassis? DOes the cover plate slide into the front half the case?
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post #6 of 7
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Well, my problem: my side panel slides on from the back so I can't just cut a hole in the side panel, if you look at the picture with bad lighting I think you can see where the heatsink is too big(1/4-1/2in I think)

edit: perhaps when I'm done with the plywood offset, I'll post another picture. Although the cables still won't look too pretty.(anyone got a spare ugly ATX case lying around?)
Edited by lin2dev - 10/9/11 at 8:36am
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What should I use to attach the wood to the case, I still need to cut the wood, but I have it.......now where did I put that chainsaw.....
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