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I've got an elite 335. Want to put some LEDs in and somehow put a window in the side panel. No idea how though!
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post #432 of 604
Either use a jig/sabre saw to cut the opening in the side panel or a dremel (or dremel type tool). Get a piece of acrylic from your local building supply store (Menards, Home Depot, Lowe's, etc.) or hard ware store. Either have them cut it to the size you need (about 2 inches larger than the opening so it overlaps about an inch on all four sides) or cut it yourself. Then use 3M 4010 or 4011 double sided tape (available at the same places you get the acrylic panel from) to attach the window panel to the inside of the side panel.[ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpZoE-zj0-k"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpZoE-zj0-k[/ame]

There are some guides in the Case Mods Forum here to help with the LED's.
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post #433 of 604
Thanks for that guys - I'll replace both the RAM and the PSU just to be safe, and please forgive my ignorance once again, but of that list what amount of Wattage would I be looking at if I was planning on running SLI GTX 590s? Would something like another 750W be enough or should I aim a little higher?

As for the RAM I've done a little reading and it looks like 4GB would be the minimum for what I need so I'll look at some reputable brands and make a decision.
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post #434 of 604
I wouldn't get a GTX 590 as they have poor VRM's that tend to fail a lot. You should check in the nVidia section here to get some good advice on what card(s) that will hold up instead.

A good 700-850 would be fine though. With one 590 a good 650 would be more than adequate.
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post #435 of 604
It's a shame to hear that - I was hoping the 590 would be my saviour when Battlefield 3 comes out in November. Perhaps a 6990 would be a better option. I'll do some research on it like you suggested.
Edited by Smo - 6/14/11 at 1:15am
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post #436 of 604
Well I have decided to lose the Coolermaster Elite 330 and I'm going to buy a Raven RV02-EW (white) and fit an NZXT 850W Power Supply. The plan is to resleeve the whole PSU with MDCP-X black sleeve with white heatshrink.

I'm still undecided about the GTX 590 though, although I'm still leaning in it's favour over the 6990.
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post #437 of 604
Quote:
Originally Posted by DUSTER119;13378921 
@k.3nny
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What you thinking about it?

Tomorrow will install on front 120x120 red (revoltec)
and change this same fan on VGA cooler wink.gif

Sorry for my bad english tongue.gif

New stuff but this same case..

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CPU: i5 2500K
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Edited by DUSTER119 - 6/21/11 at 11:39am
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post #438 of 604
Looks better, for sure. Could do with some cable management though - some potential to lose all those extra red and yellow fan cables.
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post #439 of 604
Quote:
Originally Posted by DUSTER119;13952867 
New stuff but this same case..

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CPU: i5 2500K
MOBO: ASRock Pro3 B3 P67
RAM: GEIL 2GB CL9 1333MHz

If you are going to use Imageshack learn to use the correct links. Instead of using the link to the ImageShack Page the image is on (which wastes time and produces pop-ups), use the DIRECT LINK (found under Links to share this Image) instead. That way the image is in the post in it's proper size and people don't need to jump through hoops to get to the full sized images. But make sure the images are 1024 x 768 or smaller. There is no need for images larger than that

You need to remove the front case fan and rotate it so that the wire comes out on the opposite side of the hard drive rack so you can hide the cable better. For the fan by the graphics card, rotate it so that the wire is at the rear of the case and run it under the graphics card instead of over it. That will clean up the looks a lot.
Edited by PapaSmurf - 6/21/11 at 1:25pm
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post #440 of 604
i have an elite 430 with non transparent side window and want to add a transparent panel to my rig

can someone plz point me to a good pictorial tuto for adding a transparent window to the side panel of an elite 430
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