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Currently have this case and was wondering what kind of add-ons I could purchase to enhance it. I'm not looking for anything flashy like LEDs or cold cathode tubes. I might be interested in a side panel with a window (if my heatsink could still fit inside), or some sort of temperature monitor in one of the bays. I've got $155 (must include shipping) to spend here.

Any and all suggestions are welcome.
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post #2 of 18
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Anyone?
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post #3 of 18
Remove the fan grill over the rear 80mm fan.
Add a 60-80mm fan underneath the rear 80mm fan.
Enlarge the top fan to a 120mm.

I have a Lian Li HD rack for sale. It has a 80mm intake fan.
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...roducts_id=974
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post #4 of 18
I would replace all the 80mm fans with 120s. Then add a Sunbeam Rhoebus to control them. Much quieter.

Then add some lighting. Performance PCs sells some nice LED lit rocker switches and pre-drilled 3.5" Bay Covers.

Here is the list:
Sunbeam Rhoebus (buy from Xoxide.com, its only $15 there, but you'll have to mod your own drive bay cover)
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=3226

Switches:
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...roducts_id=661

Switch Panel:
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=2721

And, I would suggest you add a side window.
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=3466
Then, have them drill a 120mm hole.

Take a look at my Gallery, I have done all of these mods to my PC-75B.

Good luck, and take lots of pictures.
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post #5 of 18
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I'd consider the window. But the noise doesn't bother me, and I specified no LEDs/lighting Though with a window an accent light may be worth looking into. I'll see if I get the window, then consider lighting once I reach that point.
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post #6 of 18
Do you mind cutting?

If not, a mirror window, and (dare I say it) some subtle white lighting would stealth your PC and fit in with the metal frame - then something like a Scythe Kama Meter (I love mine) would be another $40 and adds some hi-tech feeling

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post #7 of 18
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Don't have a dremel tool handy or any bits, but it shouldn't be too hard to acquire one if the end result was worth it. What did you have in mind?

For the "mirror window", can you link to an example or similar so I can get an idea of what it might turn out like?
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http://www.xtremecomputing.co.uk/ima...ltakeMod/g.JPG

Which then goes to this:

http://www.xtremecomputing.co.uk/ima...ltakeMod/h.JPG

When there are lights behind it

As for a shape, its up to you - I like the shape of the Tsunami window:

http://www.xbitlabs.com/images/other/tt-tsunami/p3.jpg

Up to you though
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post #9 of 18
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The problem with those panels Snyper, is that the one you linked is just the acrylic insert, which isn't quite what I'm after. They also sell the complete side panel including the acrylic for $30, but it has no drilling options for a 120mm fan (which would be nice). So, if there are any sites that do the full panel with a drilled 120mm opening, let me know!
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post #10 of 18
You are like me, quite picky

You should stat modding yourself. You can make something that you can truly enjoy and call your own.
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