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post #1 of 34
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Hey Guys,

In a few days I will be ordering my Thermaltake Armour Extreme Edition and I have got tired of my green cathodes in my case.

I was looking at case mods to try and get some ideas and I have decided I want this colour scheme.



Red & Black = MMmmmMMMmmM

So I need some ideas for this. I plan on sleeving all the wires in the case with black sleeving to go with my PSU

Cooling
  • 3x Xilence XPF120R Red Wing 120mm's
  • 1x Xilence XPF92R Red Wing 92mm

Cable Management
  • 2x Cable Ties Red Pack of 10
  • Misc Lengths and sizes of Techflex F6 PET Sleeving



Lighting

2x 12cm Akasa Cathode Red


This is all I have thought of just now.

What else could I do (I am not going to be doing hardware mods as I will break something)


This is the main layout I'm going for lighing wise



Thanks Guys
    
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post #2 of 34
What about doing the UV Motherboard trick (the one you use a UV pen to paint the motherboard components) and painting that Northbridge red?

Nice mod, and I'll personally follow it.
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post #3 of 34
What type of cooling are you using? If you are using air you could go for this to get the same effect:

http://www.bizrate.com/systemcooling...-pid548127931/

Black and Red.
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post #4 of 34
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Originally Posted by TheShehanigan View Post
What about doing the UV Motherboard trick (the one you use a UV pen to paint the motherboard components) and painting that Northbridge red?
Good Idea, I will do this if I can find them in UK

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Originally Posted by TheLegend View Post
What type of cooling are you using? If you are using air you could go for this to get the same effect:

http://www.bizrate.com/systemcooling...-pid548127931/

Black and Red.
I was thinking of the 9700NT for the CPU.

http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/125309

Will that do well for my E6600?
    
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post #5 of 34
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Originally Posted by Mad_Handlez89 View Post
Good Idea, I will do this if I can find them in UK



I was thinking of the 9700NT for the CPU.

http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/125309

Will that do well for my E6600?
That is a very sexy cooler my friend.

Should do well and it will match the color scheme nicely. I think the LED is green though, just an FYI.
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post #6 of 34
yeah, but it will limit your OC headroom... You could just get a TT120 and put two more of those red fans on either side of it...
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post #7 of 34
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That is a very sexy cooler my friend.

Should do well and it will match the color scheme nicely. I think the LED is green though, just an FYI.
Oh, green........How easy would it be to mod a red LED into it?
    
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post #8 of 34
That's a REALLY nice looking case. I was also looking into getting this sometime.



Quote:
Originally Posted by TheShehanigan View Post
What about doing the UV Motherboard trick (the one you use a UV pen to paint the motherboard components) and painting that Northbridge red?

Nice mod, and I'll personally follow it.
Any link to this? I might want to do this to my next build if it's easy enough...
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post #9 of 34
another red and black case for the world? heh, i keed i keed XD.

well, not much to go by that you haven't already thought about if you aren't gonna hardware mod.
but... i have been looking at these to highlight the center of a 250mm fan. you may be able to stick it on the backend of some fan motors and have a nice light flare behind a fan.
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post #10 of 34
i like what endo did to his armor. he sprayed his mesh chrome and now i really want to do that, just to match my dvd drives. check out his thread.

so yeah, you can do red instead of chrome.

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