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Hey, i'm in the process of modding a case, and i was just wondering if i have to leave unpainted places for the psu and pci cards to ground. Do i have to do this, or is it safe to paint the whole thing?
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post #2 of 5
as far as I know the psu and expansion cards are grounded thru the electrical system, so you neednt leave any bare metal in the case

do you have some components with wires that attach to the case?
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cool thx. as far as ground wires, i was just concerned because i remember seeing a wire grounded to the psu case inside the psu.
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post #4 of 5
I'm pretty sure that CattleRustler is right, I've seen many setups (tech stations for example) that don't even touch a case. You should be fine...I plan on painting mine like that as well.
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cool! thanks guys!
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