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antec 900 on the way need ideas for mods

post #1 of 18
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well i was planning on doing a little cable management, flipping my PSU so the fan faces up, cutting out the back fan grill, and painting the inside. It will have 4 blue 120mm fans but i have no idea what color to paint the inside. My ideas so far are a flat black or a piano glossy black. I'm in no way attached to those colors.
What other mods and what color would you recommend to me on modifying my 900 when it comes. I do plan on leaving the outside the standard color. also ok to recommend a CCL or what ever you can think of to make the case look a little better then stock and function better.
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post #2 of 18
I think a flat white would look great inside. I regret not painting the insides white. However, a flat black works just fine too. As for mods, you could replace the side window with some other material, like a tinted acrylic.
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post #3 of 18
If you want to experiment a bit without committing to anything too dramatic, you could try adding just a little color in less conspicuous places.

Here's a quickie photochop to mayhap help get your creative juices going:


g'luck!
post #4 of 18
What you could also try is painting your case in contrast to other parts inside the case. For example, during spring break I plan on re-painting the inside of my case yellow, to contrast the blue parts inside my case, such as the power supply, cathodes, etc etc. Black does get boring after a while. But if you glance over at your case and its yellow, now that is something that catches your eye.
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post #5 of 18
why do you need to mod it has plenty of fans and looks pretty good
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post #6 of 18
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Originally Posted by basselete View Post
why do you need to mod it has plenty of fans and looks pretty good
Normally no one needs to mod anything. It's fun, and you can always improve things. Besides, the Antec 900 has horrible cable management out of the box.
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Don't know if that will help. If you plan on making holes for your PSU cables, you don't need anything bigger than an Inch and a half hole. I see some people making like 3 inch holes. It doesn't look as good.
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post #8 of 18
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Originally Posted by Digitronical View Post
well i was planning on doing a little cable management, flipping my PSU so the fan faces up
You mean flipping it so the fan faces down right? At any rate, it shouldnt take you more than a cuple hours for those mods, painting takes a couple days if you do it right, and I always wanted to put a slimline slot load drive into the battom of the front bezel (where it says antec)
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post #9 of 18
Check cyberdruidpc.com .. I think he's got a kit for the 900s.

He's also doing a custom build for me
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post #10 of 18
You could full the front and hide the drdrw

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