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post #11 of 199
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OK as promised, here are some pics of the panel that PPCS did:






Now I am not unhappy with PPCS in any way. I mean the cuts will not be seen on either side! I love the color and I did touch it up and I also painted the screws red to match as well:




OK so now here is the Gigabyte 7970 3gb video card. I initially wanted to get the Arctic Accelero 7970 VGA Cooler but with the restrictions for width in the case it wasn't feasible. The card with the stock cooler is 38mm. The Arctic is 54mm. Too big...too sad..oh well biggrin.gif. the stock cooler is great but it does nothing to accentuate my color scheme so i decided to jazzy it up a bit to match:






I did clean off the thermal paste that was used and i put on Artic MX4 in its stead. Next up was the paint for the fan holder, bracket and metal bar on the card:








Looking good thumb.gif
From there once the paint dried and cured, I wanted to add a touch of color to something so I taped up the areas I didn't want touched:



Notice anything different? I added a strip of red across the center:




Last but not least for now I painted the HDD brackets. I will only beusing 2 of them but I figured what the heck, might as well do all 5:






Next post will include the PSU and the new white Bitfenix Spectre fans I just got it! thumb.gif
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Really like the paint job on the GPU, should look great. Such shoddy work by PPCs though :/
    
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Thanks! The white was the Krylon Fusion Paint/primer Gloss White. The Red was Rustoleum--same red on the front cover. I agree they did but there is nothing I can do about it now. kookoo.gif
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Those cuts look nasty!
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I agree but now they are hidden wink.gif
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I just got my slim DVD burner--slot loading. A bay adapter wont work since there is technically no bay on the front of my case--just the slot lot area! I will use 3M tape to get it started to hold it in place and I may perhaps have an acrylic bay adapter fabricated to work for my needs! We will see!
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Just installed my fans--more pics coming tomorrow!!
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OK I received my fans 2 days ago. The sleeving isn't as white as I presumed it would be. It is more of a see through mesh. I ordered them from PPCS (starting to see a pattern now). PPCS is a great company but their modding service IMO is sub standard. SIGH... I will do it myself from now on....




The fan on the front is Bitfenix Spectre white with red LED's. 230mm. It is set to intake. The 2 on top are 120mm Bitfenix Spectre white with red LED's set to exhaust. Perhapes these should be intake as well. I still need to get the same fan as top/front but 140mm as exhaust for the back.

Next picture is the DVD burner slot loading sata drive. It does not sit parallel with the slot loading area on the front so it seems it needs to be raised 1/8". Looks like I will need to have the custom acrylic adapter done. Perhaps transparent red thumb.gif



I am excited to see things coming along the way they are! Too bad I don't have a 35 REP yet to sell my system here. I have it on eBay and working to get it on Amazon. I need to sell it/parts to finish this build. It is an AM3+ gaming rig that is high end wink.gif. As I get more updates for my panels, custom case badges, 7970 backplate, and sleeving I will update!
Edited by SonofJor-El - 1/10/13 at 10:11am
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I am excited to see things coming along the way they are! Too bad I don't have a 35 REP yet to sell my system here. I have it on eBay and working to get it on Amazon. I need to sell it/parts to finish this build. It is an AM3+ gaming rig that is high end wink.gif. As I get more updates for my panels, custom case badges, 7970 backplate, and sleeving I will update![/quote]

Lol I'm selling my rig on ebay too, need it to finance my prodigy build tongue.gif

Looks great so far!
    
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