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Here are a few pics.

Back up rig.

Edited by Moparman - 10/3/11 at 6:59pm
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Originally Posted by 88EVGAFTW View Post
Well I could not find a thread dedicated to only posting what you have ghetto rigged, so I thought I would make my own. Post any ghetto cabling, ghetto fan mods, ghetto electrical tape jobs, ghetto holes and lights. ANYTHING GHETTO!!!

I will start this off. I wanted to really declutter my cathode wires so what I did was I just straight up cut off the male molex (since CCFL kits always have a male and female molex) and then i wrapped it all in electrical tape (I will sleeve it later, don't feel like it now.

So here is the end result:





Yup, now that is ghetto ^^^^^^^ Post em up!!
Can you explain step by step how you did that? It is very annoying to use a connector. I heard someone done a inverter that can power 4 cathodes at the same time but used a bigger box. I don't know how people do that. I keep thinking a fan controller switch is easier lol.
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Can you explain step by step how you did that? It is very annoying to use a connector. I heard someone done a inverter that can power 4 cathodes at the same time but used a bigger box. I don't know how people do that. I keep thinking a fan controller switch is easier lol.
All I did was cut off the male molex from the cables, that's it and wow MOPAR O_O I don't know where to start
Edited by 88EVGAFTW - 2/14/10 at 12:29am
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Damn some of these are just Sloppy not Ghetto...... But lol at this thread, keep em coming.
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Is this ghetto enough? 120mm fan zip tied to my GPU heatsink

I actually use those little sandwich bag ties now because I had to take it apart and didn't have any zip ties D



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My latest ghettomod
I've done alot of ghetto stuff, but none have really been significant. I like my latest one, though, where I attached an AMD K6 CPU fan to my GeForce 4 MX 440. It works quite well, it used to be hot after running for a while, but now even after running overnight, it's cool to the touch. I'm going to try to aim a second fan at my CPU's heatsink now. Screwing around last night, I almost got it working, but the fan wasn't aimed right (and in fact was held in my case by electrical tape >.< wish I had pictures)

Anyway, here it is:


What's really ghetto, I attached the fan to the heatsink by screwing into the spaces between the fins on the heatsink.
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Yes, that is a raised hole in some cardboard for an optical drive mount, and yes, that is a removable motherboard tray.

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