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IMO it's better looking to use plain black fans and deck it out with LED strips wink.gif

You got any pics/ links of examples?

I already have white LED strips in my case so I'm not entirely sure what I'll do yet
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The middle one is Ice White pastel, the red and blue are Aurora with all the silver pearl filtered out, which makes it the same as X1, according to Mayhem.



And you are correct, the entire back, top to bottom, from under the mobo to the optical drive bays will be mirror acrylic.

The gullwing side window will be two way mirror, so everything inside when the fans all light it up, will have that infinite depth effect.


Darlene


The fans are Aerocool Sharks. I choose them for the clear bodies and bright white LEDs so they light up the rads and inside the case for the most infinite mirror effect, let the copper tubes and fins of the rads show nicely, and interestingly enough, they performed very well, better than expected, on the fan testing I did for the rad fans for the Mix 'n Match builds.

They beat out the fairly popular 140 BGears considerably.


All sounds very awesome, looking forward to the future updates.

Are they 140 or 120?

I've got a H100 coming and the obvious choice for me currently is Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP-15 but if there's any white led fans that perform reasonably well they would match my theme better.


The ones in the Stretch are all 140's, but they are available in 120 as well.

If you want them to go on an H100, I'd paint it white.

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The ones in the Stretch are all 140's, but they are available in 120 as well.

If you want them to go on an H100, I'd paint it white.

Darlene

Hmm, tempting, thanks for this.
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You got any pics/ links of examples?

I already have white LED strips in my case so I'm not entirely sure what I'll do yet
Err ... I know i do
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The bottom picture is what my rig used to look like
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Err ... I know i do snip (Click to show)
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The bottom picture is what my rig used to look like

Shouldn't really be derailing this thread but this is what I've got so far, Black and white NZXT stock fans (For the mean time only!)


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I'd keep those - they look good and match your build well.

Looking good Darlene, I hadn't put my head round the door of this log in a while, pics look superb!

What's the estimated completion date, approximately?
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I'd keep those - they look good and match your build well.

Looking good Darlene, I hadn't put my head round the door of this log in a while, pics look superb!

What's the estimated completion date, approximately?


It'll be finished this fall sometime.

Last year when I did the Switch 810 build, I took a relative break during the hot summer months, which really was good for the build because you just don't do as nice, or creative a job, when you're miserably uncomfortable and unmotivated as when you're refreshed and recharged.



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Looking awesome as usual Darlene! smile.gif
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