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post #21 of 35
alk i could say somthing about throwing stones in glass systems but...


@op

i think you should get some nice silver or black satas and just keep them tidy, its for your nan so its not a show/lan machine.

cant belive your conning your nan with stock air tho
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Hi.

Clearly it will be difficult... (I really did not just say that did I )

...One of the things you could try would be to make a nice presentation of what you can not hide or secret away.

Sleeving all wiring and cables really helps. Black sleeving has a way of sinking into the background, while flourescent or neon are just screaming for attention.

If you were to sleeve all the wiring in black, and then try to run them in a "nervous system" manner it will look nicer and will be more manageable.



If you are going to be using acrylic cases, you may wish to consider modular PSU's sometome in the future; they can make life so much easier, and the contention of their stability has been (for the most part) put to rest.

Those screws or what they are called are really useful. I used them for my 40pin creative sound cable^^
Yeah it's a mess but I've taken out 2 hard drive a month now for 2.5 month
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post #23 of 35
try installing ducts on your case and arrange it properly, i prefer t see well arranged ducts rather than rainbow-colored wires.
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first off why do you care what it looks like its not for you you dont have to look at it every day she will be happy with it and move on to your own rig
First off, you need to go back under whatever rock you came out of. Secondly,If you can’t understand the situation and put forth any positive feedback G T F O. Your negativity and piss poor attitude is not welcomed here.

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Ah clear cases. Thats so 2002.
She won’t know any better and will think it's either really cool, or intermediating. Hopefully really cool.

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cant belive your conning your nan with stock air tho

I was already over budget on this one and to add $50 for a decent cooler vs. $5 for some artic silver. Besides, I have been running my AMD on the stock cooler for a few years now and it never gets over 50*C under full loads, and yes that happens a lot. I almost forgot, she isn't paying for this computer. This is going to be a birthday present for her next month., so all of this is coming out of my pocket

I finally got the rest of the pieces today from Newegg today and will have to see just how far I can get it done tonight.
Edited by CRZYSTNG - 6/23/08 at 6:55pm
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post #25 of 35
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Done for now. Forgot I ordered a couple of blue led fans and am waiting on those to arrive. Probably be Wednesday, but you get the picture.

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post #26 of 35
wow very sexy. Great job you did there buddy. +rep for one of cleanest arclic case.
    
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wow very sexy. Great job you did there buddy. +rep for one of cleanest arclic case.
THX man, I appreciate that!!
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post #28 of 35
Fantastic job! and to think you were worried...

now what'll it take to get you to do my CM830???
    
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post #29 of 35
Wow, you pulled it off really well!

Now to see the other side of the case
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Wow, you pulled it off really well!

Now to see the other side of the case
Ummm, NO? haha

THX for the complements. I wasn't really sure how this one was going to turn out as the last time I used this case it looked like poop.
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