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Hi! im Fransn0w from Venezuela and had this PC (excuse me, the english not are my spoken language :/)
ok, it's an old Compaq Deskpro 2000:

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With this pair of old guys inside: smile.gif

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a intel P4 made in Costa Rica, its old, REALLY old hahahahahaha... ok, ok continue with the worklog, i grab the side cover and

begin drawing the holes for the window and the fans:

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and open the holes for the screws with a drill

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now lets start the sanding!

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wow... sanding without machine its really hard, my hand hurts :/ well... the Paintjob i will post later ! the design its awsome and i can tell us the colors and a part of the design:

Colours: Black, Red
Design: tribute for the Asus and Rog graphics cards... see you later biggrin.gif
post #2 of 6
Old Cases Reborn projects are always interesting, looking great man
   
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Update!
sorry my internet in venezuela not are the best in the world mad.gif but im back! with the new pics of the worklog! thumb.gif

Ok my "wishlist" for the Project is:
- Motherboard: Maximus VI Formula
- CPU: i7-4770k
- RAM: 32GB Kingston HyperX Beast 2133Mhz
- VGA: x2 Asus R9 280x DirectCU2
- HDD: Western Digital 1TB Caviar Black
Western Digital 500GB Caviar Black
- SSD: Corsair 128 GB Force GS
- PSU: XFX 1250w ProSeries Black Edition
- Fans: x6 Corsair SP120 High Performance
- Fan Controller: NZXT Sentry Lx High Performance

Cooling:
A totally water cooling loop, with all EK blocks (cpu, ram, vga), 2x EK radiators, EK reservoir, EK liquid, EK pump but all conected with Bitspower fittings biggrin.gif

Continue with the worklog, this is the paint Job:

first i paint the chassis totally black.. i put a lot of newspapers in all of the walls for not to stain.... the Venezuelan newspapers, the chosen: an old "El Universal" and "Ultima Noticia" Hahahaha. tongue.gif



the color its black, gloss black:



i begin with the front of the chassis:



internal: (its well painted but the problem are the color... reflects the sun frown.gif )



and the rear:



(unfortunately my iPhone ran out of battery and I could not take the final photos of the chassis)


Now, after charge the iPhone i can continue with the covers:

in this first pics im preparing the cover for paint the bottom first, with newspapers and masking tape (you can read the newspapers from Venezuela biggrin.gif







now i begin the paint job in the covers painting first the top totally in red, Gloss Red!... after paint in red i put 2 stripes of masking tape to paint in black later:





the black paint:



Anddddddd Voila!!!!! ...... Fuuuu.... lets repair this...



again... the red paint cross the masking tape.. frown.gif



after repair the problem the color are dry and its ready:



like Asus graphics cards :3

lets go with the top , apply the red, the masking tape and the black....:



Perfect! biggrin.gif



its really beautiful biggrin.gif
lets go with the side... apply the black and the masking tape: (This black its really gloss hahahaha)



lets apply the red ....and ready :3, now lets leave it to dry:





well is it for today, I hope you have enjoyed this update ... tomorrow I'll upload the photo shoot post-paint and some other things that I am preparing.

See you tomorrow! biggrin.gif
post #4 of 6
Interesting, I had one of these with a PIII and 512mb Ram. Graphics was a AGP HIS 2600xt. I miss that work horse. tongue.gif
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Wow! The hard drive of my old compaq has burn and that are a reason for mod it! Jajajaja my graphics card for this old guy are a old Gt 260 agp from gigabyte Hahahahahaha
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Interesting, I had one of these with a PIII and 512mb Ram. Graphics was a AGP HIS 2600xt. I miss that work horse. tongue.gif
post #6 of 6
Terrific paint work
   
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Western Digital Green 2TB Intel 520 SSD Samsung SH-224DB DVD Burner Corsair H105 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
2x Enermax T.B Apollish Twister 140mm 2x NZXT FN 120RB Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Thermaltake ToughPower XT 775W 
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NZXT Phantom 410 Leadtek DTV1000s HD TV Tuner/Capture Card ASUS PCE-N15 Wireless Adapter NZXT Sleeved Lighting Kit 100cm 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel G630 Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2 POV GT 430 2GB Strontium 4GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSPower
WD Caviar Blue 500GB LG External DVD Burner Win7 Ultimate 32bit 680W ATX Power Supply 
CaseOther
K-Mart Fish Tank Blue LED Strip 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i3 4170 AsRock B85M Pro3 ASUS Radeon R7 370 Kingston HyperX Fury 
Hard DriveHard DriveOSPower
Toshiba 500GB SATA3 Sandisk SSD Plus Windows 7 Ultimate Antec VPF550 550w 
CaseOther
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500k @ 4.3ghz 1.34v Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3R Gigabyte GTX 760 OC Kingston HyperX t1 8GB 1866 MHZ 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Western Digital Green 2TB Intel 520 SSD Samsung SH-224DB DVD Burner Corsair H105 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
2x Enermax T.B Apollish Twister 140mm 2x NZXT FN 120RB Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Thermaltake ToughPower XT 775W 
CaseOtherOtherOther
NZXT Phantom 410 Leadtek DTV1000s HD TV Tuner/Capture Card ASUS PCE-N15 Wireless Adapter NZXT Sleeved Lighting Kit 100cm 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel G630 Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2 POV GT 430 2GB Strontium 4GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSPower
WD Caviar Blue 500GB LG External DVD Burner Win7 Ultimate 32bit 680W ATX Power Supply 
CaseOther
K-Mart Fish Tank Blue LED Strip 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i3 4170 AsRock B85M Pro3 ASUS Radeon R7 370 Kingston HyperX Fury 
Hard DriveHard DriveOSPower
Toshiba 500GB SATA3 Sandisk SSD Plus Windows 7 Ultimate Antec VPF550 550w 
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