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Well young dude, take my advice from an older dude, your sig computer is far from "ridiculously unnecessary computer". If you have a $100 to blow on something that is ridiculously unnecessary, you should spend it on a better HS and maybe some better better ram so that you can ridiculously overclock your computer. But if you are into that ridiculous all show and no go, Christmas lights look, then go for it.
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i just want looks im fine with my current hardware setup. my hs is just fine, i get around 30C idle. so you can leave my thread if your trying to change my mind, because im not going to.
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info on sound dampening foam:

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read my post again
i just want looks im fine with my current hardware setup. my hs is just fine, i get around 30C idle. so you can leave my thread if your trying to change my mind, because im not going to.


wowowowowwoo he's just giving you a suggestion..
you dont have to act all tough here... we're all friends
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If you've got some skills and a lot of time you can buy 3mm red LED's and replace the blue ones with those yourself for $10 or so.

I got as far as getting 1 out of my 8 fans done (24 leds) and said screw this and just kept blue.

Edit: 5mm led's for the top fan if you actually decide to replace them all.
    
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If you've got some skills and a lot of time you can buy 3mm red LED's and replace the blue ones with those yourself for $10 or so.

I got as far as getting 1 out of my 8 fans done (24 leds) and said screw this and just kept blue.

Edit: 5mm led's for the top fan if you actually decide to replace them all.
lol definitely not even though im on break, i can imagine how screwed my head would get after the first led installation. also does anybody know of any sites that sell custom 900 side panels?

EDIT: still have no idea where to get red tint online
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Like a pre-cut one? Not entirely sure, but i'd say be prepared to pay premium prices.

You could always contact CyberDruid and see what he'd charge you to put a window in your 900.

You have no access at all to cutting tools? Like a Rental store or anything? It'd probably be cheapest.
    
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Like a pre-cut one? Not entirely sure, but i'd say be prepared to pay premium prices.

You could always contact CyberDruid and see what he'd charge you to put a window in your 900.

You have no access at all to cutting tools? Like a Rental store or anything? It'd probably be cheapest.
Yea like a pre cut one. and nope i have no cutting tools available... how much would a decent one cost to cut a box into the side panel?

edit: and i guess nobody knows where to get red tint so i guess my only bet would to be get a plain side panel for my 900 and cut a box into it and place a red acrylic sheet on it? thing is i hav no clue what tools i need
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There's a lot of tools you could use, a drill + jigsaw, a dremel tool, a drill + fine tooth hacksaw. The drill is for tapping a hole to fit your blade into.

I always use a dremel because that's what i'm most proficent with, I actually just got done putting a new window in my Antec 1200.
    
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hmm...sounds expensive
can you link me to the dremel you use?
if i can't do this whole window thing than im prob just gonna replace the fans
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Dremel would be the most expensive tool to do it with, and many would say not the best, most would go with a jigsaw. I'm just better controlling my dremel than my jig saw.

A dremel will run you $50+
A jig saw could be as cheap as $30
A hacksaw could be as cheap as $15, but the most work, and if you aren't careful you could get some wavy cuts.
A drill would be $30+

I would say if you can do the window though, whichever method you choose. I think it made my Antec look 100x better.
    
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