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OK guys two wrong doesn't make a right. So please drop it. Thanks.
    
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post #3562 of 8676
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Originally Posted by Oupavoc;14977102 
OK guys two wrong doesn't make a right. So please drop it. Thanks.

But 3 left's make a right biggrin.gif

But on a serious note guys, it's not needed. Just drop the issue and lets continue to drool over the Corsair's!
post #3563 of 8676
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pryda;14970885 
Man, that case look so cheap. Sorry for being honest

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Wermad, great build, you sure "Finally" finished? wink.gif
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post #3564 of 8676
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Originally Posted by Pryda;14970885 
Man, that case look so cheap. Sorry for being honest

Tell me if this is as cheap as your TROLL comment:

Before-

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After-

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Complete freehanded hack job that cured the GPU cooling problem. I will be doing the same soon to my 800D case because I don't have anything fancy but some hand tools and spray paint.

If you say it looks like crap and cheap, that would be a compliment since that machine crunches 1mil BOINC points a week for me (and others) and never hickups! (all my stuff in SIG below)

LOL!

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Originally Posted by Tex1954;14978733 
Tell me if this is as cheap as your TROLL comment:

Before-

Moding-

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Complete freehanded hack job that cured the GPU cooling problem. I will be doing the same soon to my 800D case because I don't have anything fancy but some hand tools and spray paint.

If you say it looks like crap and cheap, that would be a compliment since that machine crunches 1mil BOINC points a week for me (and others) and never hickups! (all my stuff in SIG below)

LOL!

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Sure, Ill tell my opinion.
Im not feeling the design. However, you defently did a much better job. Looks much more sleek then that other guy. I prefer the first one off yours. The way you drilled hole in the glass is what Im thinking about doing aswell.

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post #3566 of 8676
Let's keep it purely to CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM please? No more need for flames or trolls. biggrin.gif


Quote:
Originally Posted by Tex1954;14978733 
Tell me if this is as cheap as your TROLL comment:

Before-

Qm4Em.jpg
Moding-

1lQYe.jpg

After-

DQhhr.jpg

Complete freehanded hack job that cured the GPU cooling problem. I will be doing the same soon to my 800D case because I don't have anything fancy but some hand tools and spray paint.

If you say it looks like crap and cheap, that would be a compliment since that machine crunches 1mil BOINC points a week for me (and others) and never hickups! (all my stuff in SIG below)

LOL!

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Looks gooooood! I like the colored acrylic it's a nice touch.
post #3567 of 8676
Both mods are great. Excellent work!
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post #3568 of 8676
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Originally Posted by solsamurai;14980271 
Both mods are great. Excellent work!

DIY is not bad... my stuff all done mostly freehand with a Dremel tool, battery drill, and hand taps...

Those 2 supid fan holes in that cheapo case were in the wrong spot and the lower one couldn't mount a 25mm fan in because it hit the PSU. Soo, now it's done and running fine for months now...

800D mod will open the top for quad 120 or 140 radiator, Sabertooth with Bulldozer FX-9999 (whatever 8 core) chip and 6990 GPU all on water and all just crunching BOINC... and being a backup server. Also a lot of holes in the wrong spots will be sealed and others made to facilitate airflow and good filtering. That will have to wait until I move to Kentucky shortly and finish some new (ancient) home remodel and repair choirs... but I can't wait to start drilling out rivets and hacking on that 800D... Like a lot of them mods others have done too.

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Edited by Tex1954 - 9/20/11 at 5:44am
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I also want to seal the unnecessary holes on my 800D, especially on the back, do you have any idea which material I could use?
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Right now, because I am in a dusty area, I use that stickon material filter stuff called DustX. It sticks well and stretches a lot. I cover EVERYTHING in the back with it. Change it once a month. On the fan, I have it pushing air in and use a DemciFlex 120 filter on it. Even so, there isn't enough air flow to allow the three 140cfm fans to work well at max speed. (run them 7v now).

I'm going to probably fill all the rear holes with steel epoxy or silver-solder some mesh then fill or something. Maybe steel filler based bondo type stuff, anything that will sand well and paint well and not shrink/crack over time. I've used steel wool and liquid steel as filler before too.

Then, I will open up the side window panel area with vents or mesh that I can cover with a custom DemciFlex filter or maybe use a standard triple-120 DemciFlex filter. Something like that. Also, that disk tray in the bottom comes out... maybe the cross piece gets vented more... not sure yet. Also, major repaint job too... I hate all black.

All I know is if I turn the fans on high, the three 120x38mm 140cfm fans in there now are starving for air... If you look at my build logs in sig below, near the end of the LD-29 build I put on the custom filters on the back. Anybody can order anything custom from them and they ship fast and their stuff cleans easy.

So, drill out rivets, sand,cut,hack, silver solder or rivet 4x120 or 4x140 grill on top, repaint sides, vent window side a LOT more, fill all other stupid vents to keep it clean inside... take a while I think.

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