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post #1 of 32
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It hasn't arrived yet ( ) but Im already thinking pre-build mods etc...

Ususally the first thing I do with new cases is spray the guts of it matt black. I ordered the Black one with windows and its going to house all my current WC gear, along with a second loop and radiator, so I want it to look nice.

Is there any Mozart TX owners here that might be able to tell me if black sides would 'work' as well as it does in other cases? I've been looking and looking at pics and builds of them and cant really imagine the effect it would create, as I cant find any pics of a M:TX case thats been really tricked out.

Does anyone else have any idea's suggestions for modding on of these beasties. Im keen to get stuck into it. Ive already blown a wad on ordering 10 matching 120mm fans to fill the friggin thing.
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post #2 of 32
You luck S.O.B! I want one! But as for the painting inside, i think you should do it, but in something different than black. Perhaps a metalic silver, silver flake or something with a high gloss would suit the beast of all cases.
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Hmmm good point. I've painted some gear in a reflective hammer finish at some point. But i want to be sure I dont make the case inside too 'busy'.

Im OCD and find cabling my cases to an acceptable standard hard enough without freaking out too much. I might take a trip to a few paint joints and see what they have. I might get stuck by some inspiration (the idea, not the Dell).
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Well, the case arrived today. Not 100% sure if i do want to paint inside it now, To do it properly, would involve alot of drilling out rivits and re-doing them. Unfortunatly its a bloody well built case LOL.

I spent the afternoon screwing in all the new fans. I still need to find out the load I can put on each of the fan channels on the Crosshair MB so I can see if a can start wiring some of these fans together to try and save on cables.

Now I just have to wait on the rest of the parts to arrive. I guess Ill take a few pics as things get done.
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Ohhhhh.. you... you... ahhh.. arrrghh....

Okay - I've purged the envy. Nice! Can't wait to see what you do with that beauty.
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Step away from the keyboard!
Get going on the case
    
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post #7 of 32
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LOL... its late here in sunny oz and im buggered.

Allready got some stuff lined up for tomorrow. Ill clean teh "Mozart Tx" and "TT" logos off the front and might make up some small transfers to replace them.

Its hard to really get stuck into it without teh MB here, since I don't know where I need to run cables etc... I guess I can start pulling the WC out of my current system (sig) and start getting it ready for the new case and new colour (blue). But im still waiting for my Coolplex 25 res, so i cant even set my loop up.

Curse you slow frieght services!!!
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post #8 of 32
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Well I striped as much of it down as I could without drilling out any rivits.




Goddamnit Thermaltake!!!! When I order the "black" case, I want the friggin thing to be BLACK!!



Sorry about the phone pix....

It should all be dry-ish by this afternoon, so I can start bolting in fans etc...
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post #9 of 32
Looks nice. The backplate comes off with screws then? I haven't seen that before.
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post #10 of 32
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Yeah it needs to unscrew if you want to install the BTX kit, you can buy.
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