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Ya, I also thought I bought Acrylic...but it feels a LOT like plexi glass. Very upset at Home Depot. Might see if I can buy some blue Acrylic to match the theme.

Edit: Honestly it was more of a test, and to get the holes drilled in the metal.
Edited by Silvos00 - 11/8/13 at 7:58pm
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post #22 of 32
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Update. Waiting on a PSU from the egg to arrive, will be putting it on the left side (facing from the back) on the very top and cutting holes for airflow. This frees up the 2 compartments below that, and the massive area under the motherboard that I don't know what to do with. Thoughts?

The idea was a massive cooling system, but that would require roughly 4 months to acquire funds.
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post #26 of 32
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PSU has arrived and been mounted, also I finally pained the side panels. They are looking much better than I expected. In keeping with the theme, The inside will be silver and the outside metallic black. Will be painting icicles coming from the top, which will be metallic black with blue and wait painted over it. The LEDs will be mostly blue, maybe a few white.

Also the HDD cages have been cut to hold the new HDDs, will be buying bulk blue cables for them.
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post #27 of 32
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It's been too long. The CPU (I7 4770k) is shipped, the painting is mostly done, and I'll be finishing a few metal plates soon. All I really need to order is the motherboard, 5 fans, and a few electric bits for the LEDs. I'd like to get a custom motherboard tray made, but don't know anyone locally and no artisans on here do that.
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Phone is...non-functional at the moment lol.
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post #30 of 32
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A very long overdue update...sorry for the delay. Life's crazy as most of you all know, and I've been picking away at this, maybe making a few screw holes or cuts a week. It's getting closer, still needing to find a motherboard tray and get the fans mounted.

As always feel free to comment, as this is my first build I am always accepting criticism and comments. drunken.gif Cheers.
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