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Happiness for Maddy.......

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What kind of paint would I need for this? All new to me
You'd need Krylon Spray Paint. Try to get a good quality, good brand Krylon Spray Paint and do try to make a smooth painting. Also forget to "lap" it a bit.

Now, for the UV Pen Mod, I did some research. Here's what I found.

http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?...C=SO&U=strat15

I will keep looking for more sources of the paint, but I reckon that one is a good starting point.

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In regards to the UV Pen Mod Poster, a UV Pen Mod is done when:

a) You have a UV Pen
B) You have a UV Light.

You basically take a UV Pen and paint the capacitators, Northbridge, whatever part of your Motherboard you wish. When done you just turn on your UV Lights and the UV Pen Ink shines. It's nothing short of amazing, and it's a pretty cheap and fantastic mod.
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post #23 of 34
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Thanks Shen, I will run down to Maplin tomorrow and have a look for the UV pen

Cheers for all the ideas and keep em comin'
    
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You upgraded to an Armor from a Soprano?
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You upgraded to an Armor from a Soprano?
The Soprano has NO room to work and my mum offered to pay upto £50 on top of my new case price as thanks for building her rig for her
    
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post #26 of 34
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The Soprano has NO room to work and my mum offered to pay upto £50 on top of my new case price as thanks for building her rig for her
I agree, I love my Tsunami Dream, but there is absolutely no wiggle room and it makes cable management harder. Airflow will be better in the Armor as well.

I was considering watercooling for a bit and then realized I'd probably need a new case as well. I should have ponied up the extra $40 when I ordered my Tsunami and just got the Armor.

Hindsight is always 20/20.
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post #27 of 34
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I agree, I love my Tsunami Dream, but there is absolutely no wiggle room and it makes cable management harder. Airflow will be better in the Armor as well.

I was considering watercooling for a bit and then realized I'd probably need a new case as well. I should have ponied up the extra $40 when I ordered my Tsunami and just got the Armor.

Hindsight is always 20/20.
Well I got the Extreme Edition (Has better cooling on the side)



It will be here 9am tomorrow morning, can't wait to have the space finally

I can finally do some good cable management
    
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post #28 of 34
If you do some cutting.

The Armor isn't known for it's great default state cable management.
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post #29 of 34
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If you do some cutting.

The Armor isn't known for it's great default state cable management.
You can put like the front panel leads on the other side of your mobo frame...And that support beam that runs near where you put your PSU is good to hide cables underneath...but yeah, other than that, not really good at hiding your cables that's for sure, lol
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Well I got the Extreme Edition (Has better cooling on the side)

It will be here 9am tomorrow morning, can't wait to have the space finally

I can finally do some good cable management
Is there a review that shows that the cooling is better? I would have thought the large fan on the side would be better than two smaller 80mm fans.

Can anyone verify this?
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