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Originally Posted by xxbassplayerxx View Post
The lighting from that PSU mod looks sooooo sweet!

Maybe you should make an entirely new shroud for the GPU, using your idea.
WOA WOA WOA! Slow down there gunpowder lol, I just wanted to slap some metal, acryl and LEDs on that thing. But that is actually a really good idea ... I really like the smooth corners of the shroud that is on it right now, which would require me to learn how to bend acryl. But it’s not impossible. Thanks for the idea! I will have to look into it, as its going right now that will be down the road.

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Originally Posted by Razi3l View Post
Dude i've always thought of something like that on a graphics card as an awesome idea but i don't have the skill to do it..
Do it. Please.
I completely intend on doing it, unless xxbassplayerxx cons me into making my own shroud.


Also, I updated the first post to include a navigation menu for better navigation and cleaned it up a tad.
Edited by Lutro0 - 8/24/10 at 9:51am
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Maybe do the sandwich style with the aluminum and the acrylic in the middle... This is too hard to explain. I'll mock it up

EDIT: Model on hold... I'm going to play Ultimate (Frisbee) with some friends! I'll finish it in a bit.
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Maybe do the sanwich style with the aluminum and the acrylic in the middle... This is too hard to explain. I'll mock it up

EDIT: Model on hold... I'm going to play Ultimate (Frisbee) with some friends! I'll finish it in a bit.
LOL, let us know if you win at least!
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Hopefully this shows what I meant:



And here's a bad render using brushed ALU:

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Hopefully this shows what I meant:

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And here's a bad render using brushed ALU:

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I love it, thats prety much what I thought you ment. The question would be which of the 10 ways would I go about doing it. I am really limited on the tools I have (a dremel and a drill lol) But I am totally up for a challenge and will give the combined ideas a shot!

Now your way there is to make the bottom part of the shroud, and add the acryl sandwich in top, only difference being to make the whole shroud instead of using the current one. Correct?
Edited by Lutro0 - 8/24/10 at 2:14pm
post #106 of 651
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Another Small Update.... Kinda went on a purchasing spree! Because im LOADED WITH CASH... Well not even in the slightest .

Seriously though, I did end up purchasing a few full used systems and parts for customer builds and I ended up with a I5 750 amongst other things, my favorite being a SILVERSTONE RAVEN RV01-BW for my Work Tempest so I will be able to Mod that case when this project is done.
-a good deal of the parts were bought off this forum to help out the community!-

So I will be updating the processor for the Katharos Build to an I5 750.

And I will be updating the progress on the PSU tomorrow as I have some time to hopefully finish out the lighting and get it prepped for painting.
Edited by Lutro0 - 8/27/10 at 3:44pm
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Edited by Lutro0 - 3/12/12 at 10:57pm
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As i was looking on the net reviews on this case im planning to buy, I came across your mod. It looks bad ass.
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That looks sweet!!!!
 
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post #110 of 651
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Originally Posted by hellspawnpr View Post
As i was looking on the net reviews on this case im planning to buy, I came across your mod. It looks bad ass.
Thanks for your comment! The case is the bomb. For a case at or under 50 bucks you cant go wrong, its not the most solid feeling case but it makes up for it in options.


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That looks sweet!!!!
Xeb... =P Thanks as always bud.
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