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You should coat the inside of the case with this stuff.

http://www.mnpctech.com/DiamondPlateFilm.html
    
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Namrac: No problem.
Pookie: You got the case in Silver for a great deal... So paint it black with the money you saved. Black and any color LED looks sick (Purple, White, Red, Blue, Green... Not to mention Cathodes in there would make it look sick, since you can't see the actual stick of glowing awesomeness).
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You can't prove this happened. Muahahaha

Primer + 2 coats of flat black on the interior, top blow hole, hole up front (if there's room) and see if Aerocool makes a red LED Xtreme Turbine fan and put it there.
How can you read my mind...

Also black sleeving/shrink for any cables. Have those blue cathodes/LED fans going and it will be teh sexxor. Also change the top fan to blue. It looks like you can maybe fit 2x120mm on the top instead of just one. Flat black, zomg. Awesome.
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You should coat the inside of the case with this stuff.

http://www.mnpctech.com/DiamondPlateFilm.html


I'm not sure about the whole inside, but the bottom inside would look sick with the rest black.

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Namrac: No problem.
Pookie: You got the case in Silver for a great deal... So paint it black with the money you saved. Black and any color LED looks sick (Purple, White, Red, Blue, Green... Not to mention Cathodes in there would make it look sick, since you can't see the actual stick of glowing awesomeness).
I just don't want to paint it black and it not look as good as the awesomeness brushed aluminum exterior. The inside already looks like ass anyway, so thats why it's not biggie to paint that IMO
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post #25 of 30
Okay, here's what I would do:

Paint the inside and outside all black.
Get a Black Cable Sleeving Kit.
Get Green LEDs and Cathodes.

I would put 2 120mm Intakes on the Bottom (with Green LEDs) and 2 120mm Exhausts on the Top. I would make it so that the Rear Exhausts becomes a Rear Intake, and I would get a sick CPU Cooler like a Thermalright Ultra-120 eXtreme, I would mount the fans so that the air goes this way:
~~~~~Heat~~~~~
~~~^^^^^^~~~
----> Heatsink <----

^ = Heat (shows the heat rising up)
~ = Spacers (so the diagram looks right )



Pook: Leave the outside alone, it'll be a good contrast. (Wow. I almost sounded gay.)
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If it were me I'd start off by replaceing that side panel window with mesh, that would improve your airflow and would look good with a "cold cathode mod".
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Originally Posted by Ninja_Boy View Post
Okay, here's what I would do:

Paint the inside and outside all black.
Get a Black Cable Sleeving Kit.
Get Green LEDs and Cathodes.

I would put 2 120mm Intakes on the Bottom (with Green LEDs) and 2 120mm Exhausts on the Top. I would make it so that the Rear Exhausts becomes a Rear Intake, and I would get a sick CPU Cooler like a Thermalright Ultra-120 eXtreme, I would mount the fans so that the air goes this way:
~~~~~Heat~~~~~
~~~^^^^^^~~~
----> Heatsink <----

^ = Heat (shows the heat rising up)
~ = Spacers (so the diagram looks right )



Pook: Leave the outside alone, it'll be a good contrast. (Wow. I almost sounded gay.)
So in other words...make everything intake except the top 120mm blowhole and make the Iceage 120 (not buying a new cooler...plus this one is a beast...the heatpipes ARE the base...it's sick) push -> <- push ...?
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If it were me I'd start off by replaceing that side panel window with mesh, that would improve your airflow and would look good with a "cold cathode mod".
The Aurora 570 comes with both a mesh and clear side panel thing, so I can change to whichever I like.

I like the clear panel over the mesh because you can see inside, though.
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So in other words...make everything intake except the top 120mm blowhole and make the Iceage 120 (not buying a new cooler...plus this one is a beast...the heatpipes ARE the base...it's sick) push -> <- push ...?
Exactly. However, I would make the exhaust higher CFM than all of the other intakes. For example, if your intake fans pushed 40CFM the exhaust fans should push at least 60.

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Could you mount a 120mm fan or bigger on the mesh panel?
I would go with stock outside and black inside with the cc lights and led fans and such but what about matching the sleeving to the led colors instead of black?
    
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