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Due to the crappy weather today and most of the weekend it's safe, FOR NOW.





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Core i7 920 Gigabyte X58 Extreme EVGA GTX260/216 SSC G. Skill 6GB PC3 12800 
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WD Blue 500AAKS raid 0, X3WD Black 1TB, WD 500GB Samsung W/ Light Scribe 7 home x64 28" HANNspree 
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Logitech MX 5500 Revolution Belkin F6-1250va, Corsair 750TX CM 690 Modified Logitech MX 5500 Revolution 
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Core i7 920 Gigabyte X58 Extreme EVGA GTX260/216 SSC G. Skill 6GB PC3 12800 
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WD Blue 500AAKS raid 0, X3WD Black 1TB, WD 500GB Samsung W/ Light Scribe 7 home x64 28" HANNspree 
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Logitech MX 5500 Revolution Belkin F6-1250va, Corsair 750TX CM 690 Modified Logitech MX 5500 Revolution 
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Ooooh, subed. Can't wait to see the finished product.
    
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Samsung EVO 250GB. Samsung F3 1TB, Seagate 2TB LP Corsair H80 Windows 8.1 LG M2352 23" IPS 
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Corsair VX550 Lian Li PC-P50WB KEF iQ10 driven by TCA Gizmo source by Aune T1 
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Samsung EVO 250GB. Samsung F3 1TB, Seagate 2TB LP Corsair H80 Windows 8.1 LG M2352 23" IPS 
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Corsair VX550 Lian Li PC-P50WB KEF iQ10 driven by TCA Gizmo source by Aune T1 
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Bad weather doesn't mean that she can't do a little strip tease for you though. O, and I feel really sorry for the person that sits at the factory and has to screw in all of the 5.25" bay screws on this thing day in and day out.



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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 920 Gigabyte X58 Extreme EVGA GTX260/216 SSC G. Skill 6GB PC3 12800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD Blue 500AAKS raid 0, X3WD Black 1TB, WD 500GB Samsung W/ Light Scribe 7 home x64 28" HANNspree 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech MX 5500 Revolution Belkin F6-1250va, Corsair 750TX CM 690 Modified Logitech MX 5500 Revolution 
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WD Blue 500AAKS raid 0, X3WD Black 1TB, WD 500GB Samsung W/ Light Scribe 7 home x64 28" HANNspree 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech MX 5500 Revolution Belkin F6-1250va, Corsair 750TX CM 690 Modified Logitech MX 5500 Revolution 
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I can see sheet of acrylic...what else r u gonna do to her apart from painting ?
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Well, LMAO nothing much NOW. I feel like a total NuB now. My plan was to do some pretty extensive "cable magic" but it JUST dawned on me that the computer I am building this for I am not going to pick the parts out until the next generation of the ATI/nVidia warz starts. I am holding back right now with the new, almost dream computer, as I am pretty sure these new V/C's are going to be a lot better and they should be out within the next 2 months. I HOPE anyways. I have a pretty good idea of what I would do RIGHT NOW, but AMD might maybe pull their head out of their anus and bring some heat? haha, ya I know wishful thinking.

My point is that unless I know exactly the layout of the motherboard I can't actually cut the holes in the case so I can make all of the wires appear out of nowhere "magic". Sure I can paint it, but when the time comes to cut, I will be taking a huge risk of the paint chipping and I am NOT going to sand and grind the old paint off so I can make it look good again lol. ***** I can, I guess for now, cut the window and look how pretty it is for a month? LOL If that isn't the salt poured on the wound

Other plans are going to be the RC690 & flushing the fascia of the DVD Drive by: chris robb with two DVD drives, numerous Yate Loon 120MM blue l.e.d. fans, sunbeam rheobus 6 and 4 channel fan controllers, but I think the sheer amount of blue led fans will be more than enough light to annoy, ( I think I might need to wire all of the led's on a single switch so I can shut them off at times) and of course the HUGE clear plexiglass side panel with 1 or 2 more 120mm side intake fans. I am still undecided whether or not to use my airbrush and make a carbon fiber pattern in certain areas, that is if I can get my template to stay down long enough to shoot. I originally had plans to remove the top mounted "front" access panel and put it on the front somewhere however I can't find a circular or honeycomb shaped metal to replace so that looks like it is out of the question now The modders mesh looks too big to pull of anything close to the stock look so ya.
Black Magic
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 920 Gigabyte X58 Extreme EVGA GTX260/216 SSC G. Skill 6GB PC3 12800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD Blue 500AAKS raid 0, X3WD Black 1TB, WD 500GB Samsung W/ Light Scribe 7 home x64 28" HANNspree 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech MX 5500 Revolution Belkin F6-1250va, Corsair 750TX CM 690 Modified Logitech MX 5500 Revolution 
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Black Magic
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD Blue 500AAKS raid 0, X3WD Black 1TB, WD 500GB Samsung W/ Light Scribe 7 home x64 28" HANNspree 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech MX 5500 Revolution Belkin F6-1250va, Corsair 750TX CM 690 Modified Logitech MX 5500 Revolution 
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