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Fat PS3 Case Mod

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This ps3 was Ylod/Rlod not sure what one, would hit the power, it would beep 3 times real quick and not turn on.
fixed that by reflowing the motherboard, cleaned the heatsink, dropped as5 on the gpu/cpu.

today i went live on twitch.tv/jollyriffic cutting out the bottom and adding a 140mm magnetic fan filter.
the magnets aren't functional, maybe later i'll drop some metal strips in there so it does work that way.
i have a bunch of thermal tape so i just used that to stick it on there.

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You and your mods. thumb.gif

My ps3 has been sounding a little loud lately... Probably since this is the most I've used it in awhile(bought nfsmw) so I may do a mod of some sort. I've already replaced the Tim with nano diamond.
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sure did make a difference for me.
i haven't really got to stress test it yet, been busy building websites..

later i plan on running liquid cooling on my xbox, ps3, and computer.
but the case will be on the same lines as this post, hanging on my wall above my desk. http://www.overclock.net/t/1277214/motherboard-art

tomorrow i should be getting paid from a site i'm working on so i may go over to lowes and start building the case out of wood and plexiglass.
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Mine just got the YLOD... i had it since '08 just got me the super slim. taking it to gamestop and getting my 125 dollar trade in for something else.
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