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I thought I was just being clever or cheap, but, thanks to this thread, I see that it's ghetto rigged. rolleyes.gif

The PCI USB 2.0 card has an internal port. I thought "what a waste, I can't use it with the cover on", so I cut a small hole in a expansion slot cover and ran that USB cable through to a 4 port hub.
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Here is my PSU attached to the hinged mount with one screw and some wire ties. Most of the wires I don't need are coiled and tied next to it. You can also see the motherboard connection looped around and taped/tied to the top of the case where it meets an adapter to make it a 24 and 16 pin connection.
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Here is another pic of my shameful cable management even after I've routed some behind the hard drives, stuffed others in inconspicuous spaces and coiled and tied the rest.
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Well, that's embarrassing enough so I won't show a picture of my two intake fans wire tied on. tongue.gif
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Old pics here tongue.gif

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My ghetto case made in less than 2 hours thumb.gif
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post #1104 of 7172
i went to walmart and picked up some cheap interior car led stick, they run off 12 volt to i just snipped the wires and wired them to one of the extra molex connectors. really bright blue lights in my case now.
post #1105 of 7172
All the stuff in this thread is so clean :/
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Yes that is a motorcycle radiator for my water cooling loop, and yes those are garbage bags on my windows. and yes, most of my keyboards are missing keys (dunno if it shows up in the pictures).And unfotunately the sidewindow on my case is still 2 years in the making. The towels on my armrests are from the hospital when I got hit with a bottle. My condenser mic pop guard is some nylons and a plastic darning ring haha.

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post #1106 of 7172
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Originally Posted by PCModderMike View Post

So ghetto I keep it in the garage full time to fold haha! Very old Pentium 4 HT salvaged from a thought to be dead Dell, only 1.25GB of DDR2 memory, and a very out of place GTX 570 with an Accelero cooler mounted, keeps it extra cool and quiet and is bringing in most of my PPD thumb.gif
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That's awesome, I'm surprised a gpu that new will work with a CPU/mobo that old
 
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I got tired of changing the batteries so yeah,

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Took me 5 mins to do this biggrin.gif
    
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I got tired of changing the batteries so yeah,

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Took me 5 mins to do this biggrin.gif

not bad still wireless get a usb to 2 prong plug can use from across room
     
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post #1109 of 7172
Not the greatest photo showing what I did but basically I removed the stock psu fan, threw in a 140mm noctua fan, couldn't hook it up to the original fan connector so I wired it out of the PSU, for some reason I cut the wires on the fan and a molex cable, twisted them together, electrical tape and VIOLA! a silent psu biggrin.gif (what I could have and should have done was just use a 3-pin to molex cable converter which I now have a crap load lying around and it wouldn't have been so dodgy... this was done a while back)

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This psu is now serving my second build, chugging along nicely thumb.gif
    
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post #1110 of 7172
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Originally Posted by ramenbuoy View Post

All the stuff in this thread is so clean :/
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Yes that is a motorcycle radiator for my water cooling loop, and yes those are garbage bags on my windows. and yes, most of my keyboards are missing keys (dunno if it shows up in the pictures).And unfotunately the sidewindow on my case is still 2 years in the making. The towels on my armrests are from the hospital when I got hit with a bottle. My condenser mic pop guard is some nylons and a plastic darning ring haha.
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I think the most ghetto thing in that picture is the camera ;p

Without your comments I would have thought it was just a messy computer room because you can't really tell what anything is tongue.gif
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