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post #311 of 2487
Hey all

Long story short, I'm currently in the process of 'planning' my first build
Pretty much decided on the Tempest EVO

And this looks like a pretty decent place to discuss it etc
post #312 of 2487
I also have a Tempest case. Got it almost 2 years ago after a review in MaximumPC magazine. I was a tad unhappy they mentioned a firewire port, and there isn't any at all.

I've since replaced the original fans (2 years at almost 24/7 is hard on cheap fans) and the 2 front fans are red LED rather than original blue. I also replaced the HD LED with red as well, the icky green were hard to see anyway.

I had originally planned to spruce up the light bars with chasing LEDs but it's on hold for now. Most of the LEDs are already in place. It seemed too distracting when I did a quick test. I have a few pictures of my progress on hard drive but with my old rig already parted out, and my 10 year old laptop not able to support SATA I can't get them off. *memo to self* make backup disc of pictures a little quicker next time

I'll post picture of the set when I get all the new parts in. Most should be arriving today
    
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post #313 of 2487
I have never used firewire in my life, haha. Although I think E-Sata to be more useful depending on what you have.
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post #314 of 2487
You guys get your pictures up and you're in!

Here are some recent shots of mine with my new camera...





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That 8 pin is begging you to sleeve it ;]
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Originally Posted by allenkane View Post
That 8 pin is begging you to sleeve it ;]
Yeah I know, I'm working on getting some bigger sleeving for my molex/SATA/8-pin. The last time I tried sleeving the 8-pin, it stripped instead of coming apart, and since this extension is the same brand, I don't want to strip another one.



The cathode wires and fan wires I want to re-do in black/green.
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post #317 of 2487
what do you mean it stripped? the wires came out of the crimp connectors?
that sleeving sucks=[ mdpc-x ftw. i have a whole bunch of green left if you want some=P
Edited by da tick 07 - 1/20/10 at 6:49am
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Kamikaze, you gotta stop posting pictures of how sweet your cable management is compared to mine, you make me look bad.

And I mean that completely as a compliment.
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Sorry about my terrible camera and picture quality.


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