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Thanks!

Free Internet cookie to the first one that can guess what's going on in the pic wink.gif.

INTERNET COOKIE!!! You're making room for the HUE module from the 820 biggrin.gif

Edit: or specifically... tearing the face plate of it out of the original case...
Edited by Caruban - 3/6/13 at 2:43am
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Either you're dying of embarrassment now that the world has seen your 60's era shag carpet that no one believed existed outside of a trailer park in Oklahoma, or you're trying to get the rotary tool untangled from it? . . . . or both


Darlene

(Looks like the stretch limo build is spawning sub compact offspring)
Hey! I had carpet almost that long and the same color put in my room just 2 years ago! tongue.gif
 
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Originally Posted by Caruban View Post

INTERNET COOKIE!!! You're making room for the HUE module from the 820 biggrin.gif

Edit: or specifically... tearing the face plate of it out of the original case...

Bingo! Have an I.P. Snickerdoodle biggrin.gif. I tried my hole saw but it was bigger than I'd like, so I figured I'd use the original holes instead. Gonna mount the unit in the bottom lip of the bay area, with one LED on either side of the unit, so that when the door is closed, the NZXT lettering will light up according to the HUE settings thumb.gif.


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Originally Posted by IT Diva View Post

Either you're dying of embarrassment now that the world has seen your 60's era shag carpet that no one believed existed outside of a trailer park in Oklahoma, or you're trying to get the rotary tool untangled from it? . . . . or both


Darlene

(Looks like the stretch limo build is spawning sub compact offspring)

Lol. Sometimes apts have shaggy carpets, just for fun.
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OH are we in for a TREAT! Big news coming...
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So much awesome stuff going on here! thumb.gif
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White Apogee Drive II? (Click to show)

Did you paint the heatsink and inlets yourself on the Apogee Drive II? Was wondering if you stripped the heatsink in chemicals first or what method you used?
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[/SPOILER]
Did you paint the heatsink and inlets yourself on the Apogee Drive II? Was wondering if you stripped the heatsink in chemicals first or what method you used?

The compression fittings are monsoon flat white fittings. The heatsink I pulled off, lightly sanded, rinsed with hot water, and wiped down thoroughly afterward. Then I let it dry for about an hour in the oven (not on, just pilot flame). Once itwas warm I sprayed it with Krylo enamel and let it dry in the oven the same way thumb.gif.
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This isn't the big news I spoke of earlier, but decided on some new memory instead of the Avexirs and Dominators I had. I just ordered a quad channel set of 4x4 GB 2400 MHz Gskill Trident X DIMMs. These will perform much better than the 1600 MHz Avexirs I had, and look sweet as well. I didn't want LED RAM for this build because I'll be using the NZXT HUE unit from the Phantom 820, and want be able to change the lighting color without discrepencies thumb.gif.

www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231588
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post #140 of 467
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Originally Posted by Phelan View Post

This isn't the big news I spoke of earlier, but decided on some new memory instead of the Avexirs and Dominators I had. I just ordered a quad channel set of 4x4 GB 2400 MHz Gskill Trident X DIMMs. These will perform much better than the 1600 MHz Avexirs I had, and look sweet as well. I didn't want LED RAM for this build because I'll be using the NZXT HUE unit from the Phantom 820, and want be able to change the lighting color without discrepencies thumb.gif.

www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231588

Good choice. I like my G skill ram.
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