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post #71 of 96
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It looks sooo good with the sleeved wires biggrin.gif
Well done!

Why thank you sir, i shall be doing the final update on saturday, all going well!
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post #72 of 96
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[UPDATE]

So we have finally come to the final update of this project (I hope) unless any of you imaginative people can give me ideas to improve this.

I have installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit on this machine.

Initially i was worried about idle temps of this CPU as CoreTemp was showing 40 on one core and 30 on the other. I was pretty baffled, however the temps never rose above 50 degrees. I may yet use prime95 and see if i can find the full load temps just to be safe.

I plan on wiring my exhaust fan to 5V rather than 12V to reduce fan speeds, as it is excessively loud.

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post #73 of 96
looking really good, you should change its name to : EX box biggrin.gif
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looking really good, you should change its name to : EX box biggrin.gif

Haha! I see what you did there
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post #75 of 96
Paint the top fan grill black as I said before or remove it altogether
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Paint the top fan grill black as I said before or remove it altogether

im toying with that idea, it may look better completely removed
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post #77 of 96
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[UPDATE]

As requested, fan grill removed, I think it looks better.


Sorry for picture quality, I dont have my DSLR with me frown.gif





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post #78 of 96
Awesome! I have am old Xbox as well that is retired. Might just copy you wink.gif

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post #79 of 96
Looks waaaayyyy better! biggrin.gif Can you replace those silver screws with black ones?
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post #80 of 96
Good job on the mod. thumb.gif

I was going to do the same, but with an ITX board. Had some of the parts ready, but then never got around to it.
    
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