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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
  • 49% (926)
    Great
  • 30% (573)
    Good
  • 12% (226)
    Meh
  • 1% (27)
    Bad
  • 5% (108)
    SUX
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post #8631 of 28613
I can't vote and I have more than 35 rep

Oh, I don't Only 1 rep away from 35
    
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post #8632 of 28613
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by DefecTalisman View Post
I can't vote and I have more than 35 rep

Oh, I don't Only 1 rep away from 35
Looks like you have 35 to me
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post #8633 of 28613
ooo, 36 now. Damn, skimping for rep worked
Thank you guys

If I can offer anyone a word of advice.

If you know a little about computers and IT, when you phone a customer services number for anything IT related. Tell the first person you speak to that you are a "PC Technician"(even if you are not, if they ask further details just wing it), in most cases I find it cuts out the bull**** and the customer services rep will actually think about what they say. If all else fails, go down to their level, which is basic customer services training and what ever they have used/done at home

EDIT:

Voted. No need to say who for
Edited by DefecTalisman - 4/19/10 at 5:46am
    
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post #8634 of 28613
so guys. i have a question for you.

what do you think about filling in the two channels on the sides of the front with some kinda of filler (what ever i have on hand) and painting the whole thing black and then adding some yellow diagonal caution stripes? i have it with me here at work today and im thinking of ways to paint it with the striped because i LOVE how it came out on Bill Owens "Overkill" HAF mod. but the paint guy here told me it would be "exceedingly difficult" to paint it as is with out investing in an airbrush (witch i dont really want to do)

thanks in advance
just looking for some advice from the guys i trust
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post #8635 of 28613
hmm... First thing that comes to mind is yellow and black hazzard anti-slip strips on stairs and so on -> http://www.colebrothers.com/nonskid/ (just a random site)
I would say look at getting them done in vinyl ?
    
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post #8636 of 28613

(from the link above)

the second one from the left is what im thinking of. and im gonna paint it because i already have some rather heavy duty industrial paint for stuff we do at work and we use so much of it here that the boss wont care if i spray a couple coats on the scout :-)

but thanks for the link Defec
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post #8637 of 28613
Casted my vote for you Striker.

Including my vote, you're tied for first @5 votes.

Good luck!
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post #8638 of 28613
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Originally Posted by DefecTalisman View Post
hmm... First thing that comes to mind is yellow and black hazzard anti-slip strips on stairs and so on -> http://www.colebrothers.com/nonskid/ (just a random site)
I would say look at getting them done in vinyl ?
yea I have to go with that too.. but think also about all the different colors that go with black Satin. Remember that texture is a great effect too, not just color. So I would paint a textured black as your base and let that sit a couple of days.. for it to stick. then go with the colors you want to add to it. Remember that white, Light purple, red, yellow, OD Green and satin Tan Camo paint looks awesome with black.. adding stencils like a pine branch to your paint also adds to the effect.
    
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post #8639 of 28613
Just an FYI for anyone who is a Noctua Case Fan user...

Amazon is selling a 3-Pack 120mm NF-P12 for $63.95 (free shipping)

http://www.amazon.com/Noctua-NF-P12-...696779&sr=8-14



Pretty nice deal, in comparison to buying them 1 at a time (you save $5.02 compared to Amazon's prices)

(1) @Newegg: $22.29 + $2.99 Shipping
(1) @Amazon: $22.99 + free shipping


***Edit***

2-Pack available also:

http://www.amazon.com/Noctua-NF-P12-...697388&sr=8-24


Edited by clee413 - 4/19/10 at 12:05pm
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post #8640 of 28613
I just went for a ghetto front intake fan install and thought I'd show a picture or two. It's a 1300rpm asaka super silent pwm fan I had lying around and wanted to see what sort of difference to temperatures I got from this very simple mod. It's held in place by cable ties, pulled super tight on the side with a piece of sponge there for sound dampening, then held in place on the other side by two more cable ties.





Before installing it I had left the metal grills in place in the 5.25" bays but saw no reason to leave them there with a fan. After all the front panel takes care of the dust filtering so I probably should have already removed them. Somewhat annoyingly the 4 pin fan plug wouldn't fit on CHA_FAN1 header because of a little capacator getting in the way of the unused 4th PWM pin, so I had to stick it on PWR_FAN header and thus lose BIOS level RPM control. It just runs at full speed now, but is actually pretty quiet anyway. I may figure out a way to resolve that in the future, probably using a scalpel

Overall I got a 1-2C drop at idle and a 2-3C drop in Prime95 from doing this so I am fairly happy with the result.
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