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I have started building PC's Themed for just One PC Game. The case will be decorated for that game, and the Specs of the PC will be geared just for that game. I have been dooing 2004 to 2005 games so I dont blow a hole in my wallet with todays games. I used chips and boards out of old dells or compaqs.

Right now I am working on a Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas themed PC. I have all the hardware needed already. I followed the Recommended specs for the game and scavenged parts accordingly.

I got a Pentium 4 northwood 2.8 out of a dell computer, and
grabbed 2X 512MB ram sticks out of a Compaq.
An old sock 478 board with AGP from a dell optiplex
and for video im using a XFX ATI 4650 AGP.
sparkle 350w PSU

I am using a Rosewill R103A i got on newegg on the cheap, and am ready to paint and do whatever. Does anyone have any suggestions on what should be done to the case to match the theme of the game? Any suggestions would be great!
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Spinners.
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Did you say GTA San Andreas?

USB Stripper!

http://www.stupid.com/fun/usbp.html
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I did a TF2 pc case called "The Intelligence"



full worklog at: http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...elligence.html
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Originally Posted by CattleRustler View Post
I did a TF2 pc case called "The Intelligence"



full worklog at: http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...elligence.html
Full of win in every way
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cheers
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Crysis 2 xD You'll need some serious hardware...
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A GTA:SA case would not be complete without some graffiti on it. At minimum, a Grove St tag.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CattleRustler View Post
I did a TF2 pc case called "The Intelligence"



full worklog at: http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...elligence.html
My TF2 obsessed friend will jizz buckets to this.
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I know a guy over at some PC mod forum made a case just for Doom 3.

What I don't understand is why people laugh and mock it, for his dedication and imagination for it was win in every aspect.
    
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