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Nice fix using those standoffs. What are you planning to do with the other ones?

I actually just bought 3 lengths to make sure one would work smile.gif . They're very useful though so I will probably end up using the others for something else.


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Originally Posted by danielxcloud View Post

Great build! Looking forward to finish product.

What are the and where did you buy the res adaptor? Been looking all over for some.

Thanks smile.gif

Thanks! Res adapters... hmm... I'm not sure exactly what you are talking about. My guess would be you are looking for the UN 120mm mounting brackets which can be found here:

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=36112

Or here for a bit cheaper: http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/undezfor3gor.html
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Would you mind tossing me a link to the medium sized standoffs? I'm planning to something like you did, just extended a little further.
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Perfect, thank man. +1
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Perfect, thank man. +1

Absolutely smile.gif (Hurray! only 2 rep from being able to use the marketplace wheee.gif)

Cleaned out the work room today.





One of my favorite tools:



My PC work station (not so clean). I got the silver work bench for my 18th birthday.



And what I have been using to paint:



Not much, but it works!
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Finished cutting all the major holes I need to. I wasn't careful enough on the first and didn't tape it off so it got scratched up. Currently repainting the whole section. I was MUCH more careful on the other panels tongue.gif





















Meanwhile I got the memory waterblock installed, finally! Got the last stick of RAM today along with the mouse and keyboard.



Switch for turning on and off LED strips





Drain set up:



Back to school tomorrow... updates might come slowly frown.gif
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Etch primer got here today so I've started painting the radiator shroud, graphics card PCI slot bracket, and (maybe) the GPU backplate.





1st light coat.






SO what do you guys think? Matte white, semi gloss white, semi gloss with clear coat, or just leave it black??
I'm leaning towards matte white myself. It looks so good on the fan frames...



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Meh. I'm inclined to say there is enough white already and just go black, but matte white could work.
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I'd do matte white to match the case.
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Meh. I'm inclined to say there is enough white already and just go black, but matte white could work.

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I'd do matte white to match the case.

Thanks for your input! I forgot to mention if I do white I would use anodized blue bolts and possibly put a blue custom sticker on the back as well, which I think would look good. If black I would just leave it alone.
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