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post #1 of 10
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Hey guys and girls thought id put up a long overdue build log on the Phantom 410 i made for me biggrin.gif it's my first ever pc build and am really happy with how its turned out! This is also my first ever build log and i'm a little new so be kind tongue.gif
I didnt take photos along every step of the way so there are some gaps but you get the idea. I was going for a white and blue theme.
PARTS
CPU:AMD FX-8150 (stock clock)
MOBO:GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD7
MEMORY:8GB G.SKILLZ 1600MHZ DDR3
SSD (OS):120GB OCZ VERTEX 3
HDD (STORAGE): SAMSUNG 500GB
GPU: AMD RADEON POWERCOLOR 6970 2GB GDDR5
PSU: ANTEC HIGH VOLTAGE 750W GAMERS EDITION
CASE: NZXT PHANTOM 410 MID TOWER
CPU COOLING: HYPER 212 EVO COOLER 2X 120MM FAN ON PUSH PULL
CASE COOLING: XIGMATEK 120MM FAN WITH BLUE LED X 5

The next major mods will be watercooling, sleeved cabling and xfire gpu's (unsure if going dual or single high end card at the moment).

Lemme know what you guys think, opinions always welcome!

Cheers.
Edited by w-moffatt - 9/18/12 at 2:43am
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post #2 of 10
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The first day bringing the gear home!

Plenty more photos to come!

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post #3 of 10
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All assembled and time to mod!! Again this is my first ever pc build so modding is relatively basic. I think my next build i will break out the dremel and paint a bit more!




Edited by w-moffatt - 9/18/12 at 2:21am
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post #4 of 10
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HDD cage removed only 2 basic bracket clips. I also removed the black clips holding the hdd cage in place.



Time for some painting fun biggrin.gif



All sanded and ready for paint!



first coat down!



All finished and installed! Also mounted the SSD where the old hdd cage brackets were and added the second 120mm fan to the cpu cooler

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post #5 of 10
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Time for some more painting on the ram this time!

Ram heat sinks seperated. This was a total pain in the a$$ ,wont be doing this again!



Sanded and first coat down



finished product, it came out really well!



all installed and up and running, didnt insulate the ram which is what my concern was painting over the heat sinks.

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post #6 of 10
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more painting! this time on the top and front mesh grills..

410 without the mesh grills..



all painted ready for installation!



Final product. Again happy with the end result ties into my theme nicely!



front of the unit



and from the top

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post #7 of 10
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and some shots on the inside with led's all turned on!





from the top

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post #8 of 10
nice build there mate. You might also wanna try some clear or non-led white fans, and just get some indirect white lighting. thumb.gif
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post #9 of 10
Looking great so far dude. Any advice on painting that mesh? I have a phantom and am currently considering busting out the spray paint to brighten up that mesh.
post #10 of 10
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Just do your prep work. Is all I can really suggest ie sanding. It's a pretty straight forward job I actually used just 2 coats of primer as they had some what of a matte finish originally. Came up a treat! Best of luck.
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