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Poll Results: What's your preferred mobo color?

 
  • 56% (77)
    Black
  • 30% (41)
    White
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    Red
  • 2% (4)
    Blue
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    Green
  • 1% (2)
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post #141 of 265
So after an inspired impulse, I decided to take one of my acrylic Titan blocks and got a bit creative. I basically painted the nickel around the water channel. It came out pretty good, and I was able to get the gasket back in without a lot of hassle. Although thinking more clearly about it today, it might have been easier to put a thin black film on the block instead of painting it. Less mess, and I can always peel it off if I didn't like it. Fortunately though, I do like the look.









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post #142 of 265
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nicely done, but why did you paint the CPU latch? It's not visible when a cooler is mounted.
post #143 of 265
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Originally Posted by nepToon View Post

nicely done, but why did you paint the CPU latch? It's not visible when a cooler is mounted.

It can be visible depending on cpu cooler and angle of photo.


(You may notice here that the ram waterblock also has a little paint.)
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Originally Posted by iBored View Post

AMAZING thumb.gif

How did you do it???
I'd really wanna do that to my max iv gene too.

About an hour and a half of applying tiny slices of tape with the end of an exacto knife:




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post #144 of 265
That's just awesome man. Those XSPC blocks look really nice with the LEDs.
I hope you'll make more pics once that system is complete, picture quality is very good!
post #145 of 265
I will of course. Although I guess I should mention that after staring at the xspc blocks for a few weeks I took them all off and ordered a full complement of EK water blocks in Clean Csq. Just waiting on a ram RMA and then the build will be finished with more pictures. Also those gpu's have been sold. So there will be a painted gtx 780 Classified in this thread soon enough.
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post #146 of 265
Really nice, love xspc block

Nice job on painting

This power cable is a must, thumb.gif
post #147 of 265
i just did this



not done gonna paint the center and end of the blades in yellow. also doing one with a spiral
post #148 of 265
A thin layer of matte black vinyl can give a nickel plated block a totally different look.



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post #149 of 265

fans all painted up.
post #150 of 265
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Great job guys. The mobo looks great, and the fan remind me of a turbine biggrin.gif
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