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post #11 of 31
very nice work...
i've got a few questions though... did u put the TIM on your heatsink that way because u are placing it exhaust up?
and also will the antec 300 be a little to small to work with? i can't really decide between antec 300 or to go with CM690
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I put it on that way just cuz... not really any reason. When I was working in the case I never felt like I didn't have enough room. If you are doing some of the same stuff I am doing then you don't have anything to worry about. There is space be the drive bays to hid cables and there is no bulge when i put those cables behind the mobo tray.
    
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WOW very nice and simple me likes!

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WOW very nice and simple me likes!

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Nice rig, very good job on the paint, I can't see a single blemish. Can't say the same for my paintjob haha... I see you have the same ram, cpu, and heatsink as me. Very nice, that heatsink works well at stock speeds, but its giving me cr@p temps even with a mild overclock. Just ordered water cooling to compensate

+rep for the nicely done mods and paint.
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Nice rig, very good job on the paint, I can't see a single blemish. Can't say the same for my paintjob haha... I see you have the same ram, cpu, and heatsink as me. Very nice, that heatsink works well at stock speeds, but its giving me cr@p temps even with a mild overclock. Just ordered water cooling to compensate

+rep for the nicely done mods and paint.
Thanks a lot. Still got a few more things to do to for this project.

What kind of temps are you seeing with what overclock values? I am at a 3.2GHz (356x9) clock with a vcore of 1.36 idle and 1.344 load in CPU-Z. My temps are around 28c idle and got up to 50c under prime95 with an ambient of 21-25c.
    
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post #17 of 31
very nice work, wonder how would it look with UV wires inside
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very nice work, wonder how would it look with UV wires inside
Yea... Im probably gonna get some UV ccfls this coming week and starting using a highlight to go over some of the components? What color should I do for the accent? Should I just tap into the existing ccfl wires or just have two transformers for each pair of lights?
    
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post #19 of 31
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Hey guys....got some progress on my build.

I wanted an ac ryan type mirror panel and got to thinking if some window tint would work that would allow me to see in the case when the lights are on but the window be black and not transparent when the lights are off. I also moved the side CCFL to the top. I might make a how to article on how to create an ac ryan type window w/ window tint. Anyway here are the pics....

Window taken off


Window tint film - 20% transmittance, best quality


Cut out smaller shape to make it easier to work with


Half a cup of water with two tablespoons dish soap


Spray soap on window. Remove adhesive backing and spray on tint film too.


Work out air bubbles with hard card


Perfect...no bubbles. Let dry. If you get bubble use heat iron or blow dryer to "shrink" them out.


Installed...





My Favorite Pics



Moved CCFL to Top


Stand Back....
Off


On


I think I need to add another light to light up the middle section of the case.

Let me know what you think.

Thanks<<<<<
Edited by jaysauce - 6/17/08 at 6:45pm
    
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post #20 of 31
That looks sick. Nice work.
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