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I'd really like to do one of these, but would like to do it with the original HDD bays intact. Sadly, I don't have the time, money, and equipment to do it properly, so It may never happen.

Although if I'm actually going to get a Mac Pro, I'd go all out and get one off the shelf, or as in the case now, order one from the Store.

Yours looks pretty good, but yeah internally, it needs some work.
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Well I have removed the drive bays and top metal shelf for where the hard disk and optical disk sit because i'm going to be doing a spot of water cooling (in the form of a 360mm rad at the front.



I will be replacing most of my Hardware at the same time.
The time required to be 100% happy with this case is unlimited, there is always something annoying to do sadly.... or not
Nice LCD btw wink.gif @Lareson
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Heh, thanks. I really have no regret spending $850 to get that. It'll probably be the monitor that'll last me my lifetime, until the LCD panel itself dies. At least I don't have to worry about the backlighting going out with it being LEDs vs the CCFLs that were in the old Cinema Displays as I already know some of the older models from the original 2004 release are starting to die off.

I do have to say, even though many people see the miniDisplayPort offsetting, because it's the only connection on the monitor, at least with the 6000/7000 series on the AMD cards having mDP and some of the 500/all of the 600 series have DisplayPort so a simple DP to mDP connector works fine with this screen.
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I guess most the regret would be smothered by the pure beauty of the panel smile.gif
A few years ago I thought my dell 22 would last me forever but now having just 1
Is no where near enough for what I want to do .

This forum has motivated me to do a complete system overhaul even though I don't need
It at all. I guess that that's just enthusiast computing isn't it.

Next week I should be getting my black ice gt 360 rad which I am going to somehow fit
Into the front or top of the case. This will be my first time venturing with watercooling , it's pretty scary.


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Originally Posted by jakethesnake438 View Post

This forum has motivated me to do a complete system overhaul even though I don't need
It at all.

Welcome to OCN rolleyes.gif

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post #16 of 23
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Welllllllll about 3 months later I have made some 'changes'
I need help, i am in a bit of a doo doo. It looks terrible and I need help.





Kinda edging towards a new case frown.gif
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Oh and I just ordered a 128gb SSD biggrin.gif
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post #18 of 23
lol looks awesome, what's the problem? biggrin.gif Does the radiator not fit? Why is the fan on the front side? What was the plan?
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post #19 of 23
Ive got an old g5 thats mint been trying to decide if I should do the same or sell...might have to do a build its such a nice case. You could mount the radiator on its side an just carefully make some vent holes. Similar to the build ive got going on.
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I've always wanted to build a Hackintosh in a Mac case... one of these days I'll end up doing it biggrin.gif
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