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Ace_finland - Inverted Corsair 600T July 2012 MOTM

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[UPDATE 22.7.2012]

Added moar photos for the mod of the month competition i have entered! wheee.gif Hope u guys like them even if my photo skills are horrible. tried lights on, lights off, flash on flash off and pressed all the buttons i could find on the camera but they didn't turn out great. rolleyes.gif













(Final pics post 17)


I bought my Corsair 600T in August last year and have liked most things about it. The only thing that is driving me nuts is i can't have my pc on the left side of the table, there is no other logical way to place it in my flat so i decided it was time to mod my case smile.gif

So what am i aiming for....

Well as the title say i will flip the motherboard so i can have it on my desk the way i want it. I also want to make some kind of hdd holder, i really don't like the original one. Also will add a another rad to my build to get a bit better cooling. Might also change other things as i don't really have a plan, kinda just taking one step at a time.


So i cut the part i want to flip. Gonna try this way first to see if it works, if not i need to make a whole new piece
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A mockup how it would look like, still need to add a motherboard and psu so i can see that everything fits.
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Feel free to comment and for the love of god please tell me if im doing something stupid and doing something that won't work biggrin.gif

forgot to add how it looks before the mod smile.gif
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Edited by Ace_finland - 8/5/12 at 6:29am
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post #2 of 174
That's alot of surgery your undertaking there, I'm interested to see how it all turns out. You should cut out the front mesh, makes such a difference.
post #3 of 174
Woah, that is a great idea! I completely stand with you; pc MUST be at my right....ocd? Best of luck sir.
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Thanks guys!

Think i'm more of a adhd man myself than ocd biggrin.gif I struggle to just hang around and not doing anything. I really like fixing cars but after buying two "everyday" cars and fixing them for a year each my gf said no more cars confused.gif So this time i said im just gonna do a few things to my computer. She thinks im a nerd tongue.gif

If anyones interested heres a pic smile.gif
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Back to business, cut,bent and welded a bit last night. Not getting much done this week, work is crazy busy but should clear up next week.
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Anyone used the bitspower sli fittings? Do the pipes stay there or do you need to fix the pipes? Was gonna use pipes instead of tubes but not sure if i can use them everywhere
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post #5 of 174
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So got a few hrs in the garage on the weekend. Spent most of the time to make sure everything was straight and in line with the mb. Not really sure where all this is going but hopefully it will turn out allright...

I apologize for the horrible picture quality, need to borrow my gf dslr camera smile.gif


So spotwelded the whole rear panel, had to be really careful not to warp the metal, ended up pretty good, just need a bit of filler smile.gif
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Added a piece of metal to support the missing mb tray. Still needs finishing but will do all the boring stuff later biggrin.gif
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Thinking of hiding all the hdd's, psu, pumps and rads. Did a mockup with cardboard but it looks bad, gonna do it in solidworks as soon as i get some spare time
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post #6 of 174
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After making a few different versions that didn't work out so well i think i have decided to go for this one. The idea is to try and hide most of the things like hdd's, pumps, dvd, rad, fans and so on. If everything turns out as planned i will use pipes instead of tubes. Comments are welcome smile.gif
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post #8 of 174
Looks good. I wish I had access to tools to do mods.
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Looks great! subbed thumb.gif
 
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post #10 of 174
I need to do the same thing for my case LOL! great idea and i like the way it is turning out. 5/5 subbed
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