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DIARY: 2008 Marks my FIRST build EVER!

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This is my first mod diary and I will be entering it in the 2008 Case Mod Competition... This will be a PC dedicated to be a FreeNAS Server and for those who don't know what that is, it's a computer that runs 24/7 (Or how ever long as you like) that can have files saved on it or extracted from it by any computer on your network. Good thing no ones an English teacher 'cause that sentence was WAYY to long... Please don't be too harsh on me if I do something wrong like posting this too EARLY. I saw the official thread for the competition and decided to start.

I would just like to say my victim for this project will be a Piece-of-garbage-no-name-case-that-no-one-cares-about-and-I-found-it-on-the-side-of-the-road.

Yeah...

Remove the junk... Ohhh goody! AMD Duron (Mint Condish.), 250W P/S and 256MB PC100! Score!

^FEET^

Now off with the panels for cutting and PAINT! (Removed 6 years of dust too)


Hey that whole doesn't look so bad even if I used a jig saw to cut it


Next begged mommy for some cash and a quick run to the hardware store to grab me some paint! Thanks mom! Did a few coats the a semi-gloss black to keep things simple... No fancy designs or nothing...

Camera's flash really picked up all the imperfections... I'm going to Google this for better painting technique.

After cutting my Oh-so-beautiful intake hole I decided to mount 2 fans on each side of the panel both are blowing air into the case right onto the chipset/CPU

^Outer fan^ Covers up little mistakes nicely.

^Inner fan^ Sh-sh-sh-a-a-k-ing

Mock up with the panel on the case...

^Power Stance!^

OK that's it for now will be posting the rest of the pictures once I do more...

Cheers,

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looking good,
only thing is

storing your mobo like that cant be good for it IMO
    
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"That is Ghetto. I like it!"

"Keep up the good work. I'll check in on this thread later!"

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Make sure you don't post to much info on your plan/mod or you won't be able to enter the comp.
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Make sure you don't post to much info on your plan/mod or you won't be able to enter the comp.
Right-- he shouldnt have started until midnight tonight..
    
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Right-- he shouldnt have started until midnight tonight..
Well that, and there will be privet work logs for all the people competing.
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