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That's a very cool mod mate thumb.gif. Looks almost oem smile.gif
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That is an amazing plate/mount at the bottom, have any details on that?

Sure, unfortunately I lost the blueprints, but I made a simple draft to explain it.

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I suspended the hard drives in the cage following
this tutorial:



Also note that the hdd's will get close to no airflow so I had to add that fan sitting by the 6950. Hope it helps smile.gif

Awesome, thanks for the info biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by MPDpsycho View Post

Sure, unfortunately I lost the blueprints, but I made a simple draft to explain it.
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I suspended the hard drives in the cage following
this tutorial:
Also note that the hdd's will get close to no airflow so I had to add that fan sitting by the 6950. Hope it helps smile.gif

I also decided I am doing this... so you just got some sheet metal, bent it, bolted it together and sprayed it right?
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I also decided I am doing this... so you just got some sheet metal, bent it, bolted it together and sprayed it right?

Yes, I used 20 gauge sheet metal. Also remember that the thikness of the material will skew your measurings 1 milimeter when you bend it, so if you want a height of let's say 9 centimeters you'll have to do your bend at 8.9mm and so forth.

also take this support beam into your consideration

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I overlooked it and had to do some last minute cutting. redface.gif
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Well, I decided to get the case anyway....

so be it. Gimme some days and I'll post the result here.
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Originally Posted by MPDpsycho View Post

Yes, I used 20 gauge sheet metal. Also remember that the thikness of the material will skew your measurings 1 milimeter when you bend it, so if you want a height of let's say 9 centimeters you'll have to do your bend at 8.9mm and so forth.
also take this support beam into your consideration
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I overlooked it and had to do some last minute cutting. redface.gif

I havent worked with steel before but have some experience with fabrication. Great design to separate the heat from the PSU, float the HDD's and make it look OEM.
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hi guys iso i decided to try my first ever case mod by making a window as i didnt like the retail window version. i havent gotten to putting in all my fans yet have LED fans coming hopefully tommorow with some cable casing but as for the window let me know what you think
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looks exactly like the side window I put on mine! smile.gif haha, there goes my one of a kind-ness lol

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oh nice lol you had the same idea wanting to keep the gpu fan available
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Gentleman,

It is with great sadness that I make known here, on post number 16559 of this fine club, that I will be soon retiring my good CM 690. sad-smiley-002.gif
We had some rough times, she and I, but always came through in the end!
Since 2009 she has kept my rig safe from all the dangers of modern life (including the most hazardous of all: children) biggrin.gif
I have wounded her a bit (broke two of those blue PCI slot latch-things) and she has also hurt me (numerous pinches on the side panels and some scratches while trying to maneuver components in and out).
But boy did I love her! wubsmiley.gif

So I post here this picture, as a testimony of my eternal admiration:
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Thank you for everything, my beloved CM 690!
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ok did some tidying and got some LED fans and cathcode light. it's looking better i think
also. for my cathcode i rewired a 12v car one to a molex and now i can make it strobe WOO. not much good for your eyes while sitting at it but it sure does look cool450
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