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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 #3111 of 13812
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Originally Posted by IT Diva View Post

Hi Guys,
Got to work on my Switch build this weekend and thought I'd post some updates.
As most are aware from past posts, my secondary / accent color is red, but the 5 small metal mesh pieces just aren't visually enough accent.
It also seemed like that huge white left side panel was just too plain and needed something to blend it into the overall scheme.
Fortunately, I had a suitable piece of 1/4" deep red translucent acrylic that would make a perfect custom window to match the custom clear right side window.
Below are some pics of the outcome; Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
I've done them in sequence to show how I like to do Switch windows so that they can be removed easily for mods or color changes.
This sequence works perfectly with 1/4" acrylic. If using 1/8", then there's an extra step.
The first pic is cutting out the acrylic for the left side window from the larger piece. The right size for my case measured 19 & 7/8" tall by 19 & 3/8" wide.
Cut the acrylic so that it just squeezes in at the top with the lower edge bottomed in the lower channel.
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Once the acrylic is in place, slide it up to leave a little gap at the bottom, and slip a couple pieces of cable tie in at each end to shim the acrylic up into the top channel by an 1/8" or so after you slide it back down into the lower channel onto the cable tie shims.
Here's a pic of the shims, I left the ends showing for the pic.
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Once that's done, then install some of this stuff along the top and bottom channel edges to "lock in the acrylic".
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/5102/mol-05/Slim_C-Strip_FanWindow_Molding_-_Clear.html
It should look like this, I left it over at the end so it's easier to see in the pics.
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Here's a couple pics of how it all looks together. (keep in mind that this is still just in "mock-up" mode, as I still have a lot of work to do yet.
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And the other side:
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Hope you like how it's progressing so far,
Darlene


Great work on the custom side panels. Your cable management must be immaculate if you're willing to let it be seen like that thumb.gif
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Nice work on the Mesh Front and the Side panel! thumb.gif
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Very nice work Darlene. I do implore you to create a buildlog (I don't mind you posting pics in this thread, either) but I think it will get a lot of attention in the Case Mod Section. Nice work thus far! I like the window on the right side panel, something I was kicking around in my head with my build. Looking good, keep it up!
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i am really enjoying your build XNine,

im pretty sure i follow this thread to drool over the possibilities, i cannot wait to get on my Switch build.
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As an FYI, newegg china has all Ivy Bridges up online, so I'm assuming they will release tomorrow. About $334 when converted to USD for a 3770K
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As an FYI, newegg china has all Ivy Bridges up online, so I'm assuming they will release tomorrow. About $334 when converted to USD for a 3770K

thats not bad actually.
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well, I expected markup, but Intel cut prices like a week ago, and the 3770K were supposed to come in at $315
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hey guys so I know everyone asks this in here and its on the front page but it doesn't say forsure what radiator for the top is best and if it is better in this case to do push/pull.
I can't make my mind up on a rad. I am just doing a cpu loop for now and adding a gpu loop later which I will then add a second radiator for the bottom.
On amazon.com (which I have a gift card) I can get an ex360 for cheap or go for the rs360 or rx360 (which I do not know if it will fit).. the smaller rads how do they perform in this case?
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post #3119 of 13812
it all depends on fan speed. If you want slow speeds, RX360 or Black Ice SR1 would work best. They all fit, as I'm sure a lot of us in our logs use one of those (I have an SR1, others have RX360).
If you want higher speed fans, either the RS or the EX should be good. If you want a slimmer style rad, the EX is great, while if you want mid-speed, I'd go with the RS
Good luck:thumb:
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Sorry if this has been answered already, but does anyone, off the top of their head, know the spacing between the 140 mm fans to know which rads fit without modding?Greatly appreciated!
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