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I flipped my PSU. I could have cut a round hole but i wanted max fan exposure. The cut isnt really pretty but its on the bottom of the case so no one will see it.
I installed some LED case feet cause the stock ones restricted airflow.


as it has been said b4, you will want to do some sort of cable management. Get as many wires hidden as possible.


I wish i would have done more zip ties, I had to use tape to keep it flat.


I flipped the drives to keep the wires out of the inside of the case.



I painted all of my grills and the inside of my case Metalic Green and the exterior i painted Metalic Black. The prep and paint job took a few weeks to complete.

    
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post #12 of 18
How is your cathode placement? Looks like you have one slanted on the hard drive area. You could try mounting it on the top or on the bottom, rather than on the side. I personally think it gives better lighting.
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Eh, i might get around to that one of these days. Prob the same time i drill for zipties on the back.
    
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thx for the idea's guys i'll dish the reps in a bit. I stripped the case except for the top of it cause i was having trouble getting off. So i taped off the top. started sanding the case, hopefully i'll have it ready for paint sunday or monday.
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I have a 900 as well, and i have the thermaltake toughpower 1200W, and the fan on top is i believe 140mm? Correct me if im wrong. But, the fan is sucking in the air from the bottom 8800 GTX card, and heats up the powersupply fast. so, this looks like something i will try.. ^^
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i thought an 8800gtx had a exhaust fan exiting the back of the case?
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Yes it does, but because the fan on the video card is right under the fan of the powersupply, it sucks all the air from the video card and hence bad air flow for the video card. plus, the card still does get hot on the top of the card.
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