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Looks waaaayyyy better! biggrin.gif Can you replace those silver screws with black ones?

Thats my next job! those are nut and bolts though
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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.

it would be easier using an itx board, a lot more room obviously, i considered it more of a challenge using a mATX
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Very cool! Now you just need to paint the PSU housing black so it can't bee seen, get a PCI-E slot extension, and put a gtx 670 in there biggrin.gif... wait, then you would need more power lol. I have a few of those Dell PSU's along with some of the smaller varients laying around. Gets me thinking hmmm
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Very cool! Now you just need to paint the PSU housing black so it can't bee seen, get a PCI-E slot extension, and put a gtx 670 in there biggrin.gif... wait, then you would need more power lol. I have a few of those Dell PSU's along with some of the smaller varients laying around. Gets me thinking hmmm

like i could afford a 670 wink.gif and the psu cant be seen normally only when the flash was on
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post #84 of 96
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[UPDATE]

The bunch of spare green LEDs got the better of my so i went ahead and fitted them so they illuminate the area underneath the top fan grill

now this is completely finished I'm also contemplating selling it.

The green is a lot deeper in life, my camera seems unable to pick up the true colour












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post #85 of 96
I love this mod, although I just saw it today frown.gif
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I love this mod, although I just saw it today frown.gif

thank you, better late than never?
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post #87 of 96
Good Project (: thumb.gif
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[UPDATE]

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

Don't know if you've already done something about this, and I can't believe I'm just now seeing this post. I know small fans are screamers, if you don't need as much airflow the Sythe Mini Kaze fans are pretty quiet. I'm stuck with my noisy Radioshack fans because I need as much of it as possible.

Awesome build by the way biggrin.gif
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Don't know if you've already done something about this, and I can't believe I'm just now seeing this post. I know small fans are screamers, if you don't need as much airflow the Sythe Mini Kaze fans are pretty quiet. I'm stuck with my noisy Radioshack fans because I need as much of it as possible.

Awesome build by the way biggrin.gif

Thanks man, I never got round to wiring the fan to 5v actually and the xbox just sits in the corner all lonely. I have a SNES project on the way so I don't see the xbox being changed in the foreseeable future.
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post #90 of 96
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UPDATE:

"Wait, did you say update?"

I gazed into the forlorn corner where the XBOX PC lay, and decided to change out the sordid green LEDs for some clean white LED strips.

I took care to make the soldering small enough to not need electrical tape






LED test on 9v






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