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Day 15

so here is what i did with my SATA cables! instead of hiding them like ugly bastards which they can be, i made them look really nice and tried to make it like another "loop" in my rig. it looks great in person and these pictures just don't do it justice. makes me really sad about it though. well anyway, i got a new hd so i stuck that in and redid all of them again. and this is how it looks!

and a more distant shot of it. quick question for you guys, should i use the blue green blue or should i go for a green blue green?


ARGH!!! i want my leds! so i can light up my case! its way too dark right now!!!!

edit: OOH!!! i forogot to mention that since i have my HD now, i've installed all important programs aka F@H and i have my quad and my 8800GT churning away. though my 88gt is still at stock. i'll tweak it this weekend!

edit2: so here is a comparison of the blue green blue and the green blue green. which one looks better? atm, i'm thinking green blue green, you can see it more!


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Edited by nafljhy - 7/23/08 at 9:46pm
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lol, that will do
Looks great. I love the idea of using cables (idealy UV lighted ) to decorate the case, but ever since I joined OCN my case has become less decorated
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haha... that is very interesting. yea, i think if you can find an interesting way to use the SATA cables especially if they are UV then do it!! but if you can't, then hide the suckers.
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That's a pretty unique way to handle those cables, I'm impressed!
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hehe. thanks repo! i'll post a green blue green orientation in a bit and you guys can tell me which one is better!

edit: posted in previous post!
Edited by nafljhy - 7/23/08 at 9:46pm
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wee! so i got new fans today! well not just fans.. haha! i got... 104cfm pana, 114 cfm pana, 100 m4 40mm screws, 100 m2 6mm screws, my rma'd 8800gt for my other rig (:swearing i'll talk about that in a bit. i also headed to frozencpu and picked up... 2 enzotech chipset heatsinks, one is round with fan attachment, another is a low profile one and 2 scythe mini kazes! what a bunch of stuff huh?

so i got back home and i did some modding to the scythe mini kazes cause they are only 2 pin not 3 pin and to keep everything clean. i had to switch the headings and making them longer... but it worked out all ok! so its good. i replaced my retarded silenx chipset in my other rig with the new round enzotech one. (i'm an enzotech whore atm, i liked forged stuff ) then i had to cut the low profile's tabs off and sand them down cause it got in the way.. i borrowed a bent wire from the enzotech round and made it smaller and used that on my sb.

now.. after doing all that work... my mobo decides to give me a hissy fit and say that i have a cmos checksum error... i can't fix it no matter what i do so i call up dell and say i have some problems with the mobo. and after 30 or so min of retinkering with my system, still doesn't work.. so they are sending me a new mobo by saturday and i'll show what i've done with that rig too.. BUT because of that, i got to drill a new hole in my old system and create an intake fan!! but i still need to figure out what i'm going to do with the front panel to make it so that its taking in the air.. i'll post pics in a different thread or something.

well... i guess... i should finish up the side panel now that i have the screws here and all.. i'm sure you guys want me to finish too... i just needed to rant abit about my freaking dell.. its the second time i've had to change mobos... haha...


OOOOH! i forgot! my temps dropped like nuts! i switched out the noctua that was my intake in the bottom section and replaced it straight away with the 114cfm pana cause i'm too damn lazy to deal with seeing which will help me more and my loap temps became under 50C!! its amazing what a fan can do... on that bombshell, that same fan cut open my finger.. cause being the noob that i am i wanted to see if it was doing its job, and i didn't really see where the fan was and BAM!!! i have a huge cut in my finger cause of the thing.. sigh... :swearing: now i need to get some grills for them so i don't kill my fingers again!
Edited by nafljhy - 7/24/08 at 5:14pm
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Ohh bad luck on the mobo and the cut finger

But if its any consolation ..the cables look super coool
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that is some consolation! and i'll get some work on the panel done tonight!
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lol @ your finger-eating fan! I have one of those myself, hes had a few licks of flesh from my index and thumbs (yes both thumbs)

And well... its a dell mobo one day its gonna wake up and be like "no."
    
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I find that fine mesh is really nice for fan guards
and pretty cheap, I think a 3ft by 1.5ft or something like that cost me ~$5 at the local hardware store.
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