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Yeah Overall What you have mensioned and some review i had read i might think about buying this case it sound very promising ! Thanks for the infomation you have given me smile.gif
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Good news and Bad news:


Bad News:

My powder coating guy ran in to a snag where some clear coat got mixed in to the gloss white by accident so now he's waiting on some more white gloss from the US so the case isn't going to be ready for a photoshoot yet. By photoshoot I was thinking stealing a few of my room mates bikini's and hitting the beach with the case and snagging a bunch of sexy photos...

I'm also not too worried since my motherboard just reached EVGA yesterday so I might not even receive that back till at least next Thursday of Friday anyway.



Good News:

Found a deal on the NCIX.com Overstock page on a Western digital 320 GB Scorpio Blue drive which matches the one I already have so I'll be doing the 120 GB Solid 3 as a boot drive, then the two 320 GB Scorpio blue drives in RAID 0 for storing all my games and programs.

Also got some heatsink from BWG to help cool the VRM's on my 6870 since it has nothing right now and as soon as I add any voltage they get too hot. This means I may be able to push the overclock a little more on it biggrin.gif



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Yeah Overall What you have mensioned and some review i had read i might think about buying this case it sound very promising ! Thanks for the infomation you have given me smile.gif

And no problem man thumb.gif
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Didn't tell me about the hard drives? Not cool! frown.gif
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Didn't tell me about the hard drives? Not cool! frown.gif

lmao @ citra buying everything NCIX ever has on sale

@Axipher, I haven't dropped in here for a while. Sucks for your motherboard, but EVGA seems good.
As for the powdercoating guy... frown.gif but it looks like he's doing a fantastic job and taking good care of your case. I think the patience will be well worth it.

Oh and I definitely think that you still need to have the Maple Leaf somewhere in the side panel. I'm not sure if I was hallucinating or not, but have you decided anything with regards to getting the maple leaf etched into a red acrylic sheet?
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It would be cool to incorporate our coat of arms into it somehow. I have no idea how, but it would be nice to see a bit of an homage to our Queen as it is the diamond jubilee of her reign. Looks great so far.
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It would be cool to incorporate our coat of arms into it somehow. I have no idea how, but it would be nice to see a bit of an homage to our Queen as it is the diamond jubilee of her reign. Looks great so far.

How about on the inside of the case where no one can see? lachen.gif

It's just not the easiest image to integrate artistically tongue.gif

Coat_of_arms_of_Canada.svg
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It's true... But it's a magnificent and underappreciated symbol of our nation. I was thinking some sort of simplified but embossed version of it, or something. Hahah. Yeah I guess you're right, that's rather an extensive piece of graphical work I suppose. Maple Leafs can do no wrong I guess!
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maybe just the shield in the center. i think that would do it and not be too much
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Holy thread updates, time for individual responses because I love you all so much.

I really appreciate all the comments and feedback guys, makes me keep coming back to the forum biggrin.gif


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Didn't tell me about the hard drives? Not cool! frown.gif

You should start checking the dark corners of NCIX's website:

http://ncix.ca/hotdeals/index.php?section=overstockproduct


It's removed now, but that's where I found a single WD 320 GB Scorpio blue with same model number as the one I have from my Probook that got replaced with a Vertex 2.

I'll be sure to notify you of any deals I find in the future tongue.gif

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Didn't tell me about the hard drives? Not cool! frown.gif

lmao @ citra buying everything NCIX ever has on sale

@Axipher, I haven't dropped in here for a while. Sucks for your motherboard, but EVGA seems good.
As for the powdercoating guy... frown.gif but it looks like he's doing a fantastic job and taking good care of your case. I think the patience will be well worth it.

Oh and I definitely think that you still need to have the Maple Leaf somewhere in the side panel. I'm not sure if I was hallucinating or not, but have you decided anything with regards to getting the maple leaf etched into a red acrylic sheet?

I love the guy for calling me and being honest straight up. Before I said anything he offered me a discount on the parts that were done already and would do the case in any colour now so I can have it while he waits for the new gloss white to came in.

I told him not to worry about rushing anything and I can wait for the gloss white.

They have coloured acrylic sheets... That would be perfect, a full red acrylic cover with a maple leaf etched would be absolutely amazing.

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It would be cool to incorporate our coat of arms into it somehow. I have no idea how, but it would be nice to see a bit of an homage to our Queen as it is the diamond jubilee of her reign. Looks great so far.

How about on the inside of the case where no one can see? lachen.gif

It's just not the easiest image to integrate artistically tongue.gif

Coat_of_arms_of_Canada.svg

That would be a tough image to incorporate, but would look pretty amazing. Maybe I can get that hand painted on the back side that is just a plain white panel as it stands.

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It's true... But it's a magnificent and underappreciated symbol of our nation. I was thinking some sort of simplified but embossed version of it, or something. Hahah. Yeah I guess you're right, that's rather an extensive piece of graphical work I suppose. Maple Leafs can do no wrong I guess!

As per above comment, might consider this hand-painted on to the back panel (behind motherboard side of case). Embossed would be a lot of work though.

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maybe just the shield in the center. i think that would do it and not be too much

We shall see how adventurous I get with this case.
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Yeah give it a shot if you've got the time and motivation. It's simply because, as we all know, everything in this country is so plastered in Maple Leaves that it almost trivialises the symbol. It's literally everywhere, no other country takes takes such a cavalier attitude towards the display of their national emblem. So it would be nice to see something besides the Leaf to show you're a serious Canadian! smile.gif

For instance, once, I saw on "Canada's Worst Driver" that they had the constants STAND on a maple leaf painted on the floor as they were interviewed, using it as a sort of podium...... What a disgrace. I remember at the Infantry School in Gagetown, NB, a massive Royal Canadian Regiment crest is inlaid into the floor of one entrance, and we'd all have to skirt the sides of the wall to avoid stepping on it, lest the RSM comes out of his office and puts his boot up your behind for disgracing his regiment. Proper thing, too.

With or without it, though, this is going to look great.
Edited by lowfiwhiteguy - 4/16/12 at 10:25pm
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