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post #1 of 31
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Hey guys,

It seems like I have a lot of free time and I would like to do a project.

I would like to know how much building my own case would be (wood or steel/aluminum)

What kind of tools would be needed and how I can assemble the whole thing together. Some build logs of those would be nice

Thanks
post #2 of 31
you would need a motherboard tray then you
such as case labs

then you would build your case just be smart about it and design it first
 
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post #3 of 31
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I'll be taking the mobo tray from my old case
post #4 of 31
I would suggest building a bench! thumb.gif
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post #5 of 31
benches are cool
but wood would be a better chose here i think with the ability to stain it and to paint it solids colors

i would suggest looking up some build your own computer case guides on google you get a large variety
 
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post #6 of 31
If this is your first time building something, then it would behoove you to do some other projects first. As far as tools: Jigsaw, belt/disk sander, and a drill will set you up pretty well. A dremel will be a god send.
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post #7 of 31
well since I'm assuming he has a case he knows the basic part of building a computer
dremel best tool
 
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post #8 of 31
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Originally Posted by modnoob View Post

well since I'm assuming he has a case he knows the basic part of building a computer
dremel best tool

That is so not true lol

But I know my ways around a computer

I'll look up some build logs.
post #9 of 31
sorry for assuming
and wait you don't know how to but you already have your first flame kookoo.gif
sorry but i will link your to some build logs when i can got to go to a party will give you links when i get back



and are you liquid cooling
 
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post #10 of 31
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Originally Posted by modnoob View Post

sorry for assuming
and wait you don't know how to but you already have your first flame kookoo.gif
sorry but i will link your to some build logs when i can got to go to a party will give you links when i get back
and are you liquid cooling

I do plan to liquid cool

Not crazy stuff though, probably just a thick 240 rad
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