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Poll Results: Which Color Version are you buying

Poll expired: Feb 28, 2012  
  • 58% (44)
    White/Black
  • 41% (31)
    Black/black
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post #12161 of 13812
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Anyone here ever try making their own radiator gaskets? I found some rubber gasket material at autozone: http://www.autozone.com/autozone/accessories/Fel-Pro-10-x-26-x-1-32-in-rubber-and-fiber-gasket-material-sheet/_/N-25w7Z1z13c03?itemIdentifier=67683_0_0_ (probably wouldnt use that exact product but there is a ton of different types/sizes/thickness/colors/etc. available, jsut google gasket material) and thought "why not" there looks like there was a really good tutorial on danger den: http://www.dangerden.com/Radiator-Questions/18924-Making-vibration-damping-fan-and-radiator-gaskets.html but unfortunatly it no longer exists. Anyone else have any expiriance/tips etc.? I read in another forum that electrical tape could work but its kinda ghetto lol.

edit* I really just want a bit of extra sealing, dont have any vibration problems. Sure I could buy some premade gaskets from frozencpu or PPC but I dont really see a difference between the premade ones and ones I could make myself.

I used foam tape I found at a local ace hardware.....
post #12162 of 13812
Anyone have any problems with the stock SD card reader on the front? My whole front panel has worked wonderfully for nearly a year and all of a sudden every time I put in a SD card it tells me it needs to be formatted. Sounds like it might actually be software/OS to me.
post #12163 of 13812
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I used foam tape I found at a local ace hardware.....

Yup, that's what I did as well, I picked up some of that stuff from home Depot this morning actually, it worked perfectly! Made a nice airtight seal between my rad and case and in between the fans and rad too. Worked much better than I expected!
Edited by Mike84 - 5/25/13 at 2:21pm
post #12164 of 13812
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Yup, that's what I did as well, I picked up some of that stuff from home Depot this morning actually, it worked perfectly! Made a nice airtight seal between my rad and case and in between the fans and rad too. Worked much better than I expected!

I know right, worked way better then expected for me too. I always look outside the custom computer industry for ideas and products, It seems to pay off sometimes.
post #12165 of 13812
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Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Don't forget that there were also ventilation holes they added in to the top 5.25 bay floor. In the initial release it was solid and blocked airflow on longer rads.

thanks man. I was trying to remember what the other change from initial release was, but just couldn't figure it out. now that you mentioned it, I do remember that being pointed out in a pre-release review a while back.
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thanks man. I was trying to remember what the other change from initial release was, but just couldn't figure it out. now that you mentioned it, I do remember that being pointed out in a pre-release review a while back.

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I was wondering if anyone is able to purchase the Erebus GT case standalone?
I have tried contacting XNine and Retell but no reply yet for 2 days now.
If not, has anyone ever attempted modding a Switch 810 to become an Erebus GT?
The only other option is ordering the cheapest setup for an Erebus GT on iBuyPower, totaling at $800.
post #12168 of 13812
Have you tried contacting ibuypower for replacement parts? Looks like it's just a matter of replacing the front panel and top panel. Not sure about color matching, but surely they'd have stuff like that around in case someone broke a case. Who knows though.
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Have you tried contacting ibuypower for replacement parts? Looks like it's just a matter of replacing the front panel and top panel. Not sure about color matching, but surely they'd have stuff like that around in case someone broke a case. Who knows though.
that's actually a great idea, I will have to drill a fill port hole to the switch 810 chassis matching the drill port in the top panel, then everything will be set! smile.gif thanks man i'll give it a shot smile.gif
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No problem, always happy to help. Hope it works out well for ya! And I'm sure we'll all be expecting results if you manage to get your hands on the parts. thumb.gif
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