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Azza Hurricane 2000 build log

post #1 of 6
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Hello, first case mod here. I am not sure what to do with this case yet but I think the final outcome will be oriented like the pic. The case is stripped and sitting on its face. Lot of ugly lines on that Azza hurricane, I'm glad they are all just cosmetic and came off with the plastic.


There's a lot of space to work with here, but this is going to be a storage machine so HDD space is the #1 priority. This might also turn into my first water cooling venture, because at a few lans people have oohed and aahed at all the radiator space in this case.

I will most likely lose the cd bays, and orient the HDD so they are loaded from the side of the case, rather than the floor. I might put the HDD cage up top where the psu would go. Not sure if I want power up top or on the bottom yet.



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post #2 of 6
something isn't right with that picture I own the azza Hurrican 2000.
and that case is 90 degrees outta whack. someone has put the feet on the front
instead of the bottom the hd rack would normally be on the front of the case.

did you get it used?

if so you need to flip it 90 degrees and put the feet on the bottom like it should be
then you wont have to move much of anything.
post #3 of 6
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I put it like that to show how I want the case to look after the mod is complete. It is just resting on the feet, probably won't use those
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something isn't right with that picture I own the azza Hurrican 2000.
and that case is 90 degrees outta whack. someone has put the feet on the front
instead of the bottom the hd rack would normally be on the front of the case.

did you get it used?

if so you need to flip it 90 degrees and put the feet on the bottom like it should be
then you wont have to move much of anything.

 

^ Missed the point

post #5 of 6
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Ok folks heres an image of the case without the HDD and cdrom cages. I'm really starting to like this case, Theres lots of room.

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post #6 of 6
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I will be documenting as much of the build as possible using time lapse, photography, and video. Here is me drilling out some rivets to remove the internal cages
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