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Retro 486

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Good old 486, just updated appearance. I did it because it was one of the first PC on which I worked, played games, it's a memory. It's also the time when Casemooding arise when we gave stickers on the PC. My brother spray painted in black case with a large skull on the side. Just the first adjustment, which we did. Another reason is that you do not have thousands of dollars in the account to have a nice PC. Most casemooding is about a super buy equipment and put in a nice case, at least as I watch it here, of course, there are exceptions. Many of those modifications is just nicely folded expensive PC. For me, it casemoodnig about creating something new. Not just about money.
Edited by XIP28 - 5/15/14 at 11:10pm
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The final version
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Painting PSU

Painting other parts
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PSU
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Case Mod


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Turn lights on
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Looks cool! I really should post pics of my modded XT (8088 / 8mhz) system that I still have. smile.gif

Do you still use the 486, or is it just for show?
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Thermaltake Water 2.0 Performer with 2x Noctua ... Windows 7 Home Premium Dell 2407WFP (24", 1920x1200) Microsoft Natural 4000 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Seasonic X-650 Gold Corsair Obsidian 550D Logitech MX518 Logitech 2.0 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 860 Intel DH55PJ Radeon HD 5770 2x 4GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Seagate Momentus XT 500gb DVD-RW Thermalright Venemous X Windows 8 Professional 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
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It still works, but i have it just for nostalgia. Sometimes play some games from my childhood.
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