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Long time lurker, first time poster. Here's my 600T



I'll be removing the 3.5 drive bay completely and moving all the drives to the 5.25 bay soon. After that I'll be getting a second 7950 and a corsair HX 1050. Sleeved PSU kit from corsair next week too I think. I have two corsair HP SP fans for the rad coming in today and an AF one to replace my exhaust fan at the back. I picked up the bitfenix alchemy lighting strip, but, it's REALLY bright. I think i'll end up ordering the NXZT one instead. A lot of really great builds here. They've inspired me to pick up a dremel and try my hand and some more invasive mods in the future as well

Cheers!
Edited by Digitaldreamer7 - 4/19/13 at 1:41pm
post #9392 of 18197
Welcome to the club mate thumb.gif Nice build you have there, will look great with a couple of mods!

I wonder if anyone else finds HDD's in the 5.25 bay noisy. I bought a Viper Pro adapter for mine, fitted it and all i could hear was crunching of the HDD so i have put mine back into the cage now.

I noticed a few of the latest builds posted here have the HDD's stacked on top of each other without adapters...how have you guys done that? Has it not increased your HDD noise atall?
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I stuck them in and they fit snuggly against the sides of the 5.25 bay and the sata ports just happen to appear where the holes on the 5.25 bay are.
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One thing I am not liking on my system is one of my 680s doesn't have the logo. Anyone have a high res photo of it? If not guess I can always bust out the dslr. But I was thinking I could print it on sticker paper and slap it on the shroud of the card. Or would it come out tacky looking? Can you buy aftermarket shrouds, that I could just replace it? or does somebody have a better suggestion?

Thanks again for all your help! Love this club!


I just noticed that top card, although the Geforce logo is raised, the plastic its printed on is recessed from the rest of the card. Therefore, you should be able to just lay the material flat, dont push it down over the logo, just let it rest over the top and stick the rest of it down. That's what i did on my Asus Soundcard...Here's what it looks like normally (2 sockets in top for connectors and Asus logo)



Mine covered over:



You should do it, would be dirt cheap and look fab!
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Man, I kinda wanna do that sticky tape mod on my 660 Ti to give it a red accent...
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I use a vacuum, have used one for years. I don't go directly over the components with the vacuum; I put close to where I'm cleaning so it sucks up the loose dust particles and I use a soft brush to lightly go over some of the components. I do use canned air as well.

I do the same thing, but where I live there's pretty much no static electricity to worry about.
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Long time lurker, first time poster. Here's my 600T
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I'll be removing the 3.5 drive bay completely and moving all the drives to the 5.25 bay soon. After that I'll be getting a second 7950 and a corsair HX 1050. Sleeved PSU kit from corsair next week too I think. I have two corsair HP SP fans for the rad coming in today and an AF one to replace my exhaust fan at the back. I picked up the bitfenix alchemy lighting strip, but, it's REALLY bright. I think i'll end up ordering the NXZT one instead. A lot of really great builds here. They've inspired me to pick up a dremel and try my hand and some more invasive mods in the future as well

Cheers!

1050 watts is pretty overkill for that setup, isn't it?
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I stuck them in and they fit snuggly against the sides of the 5.25 bay and the sata ports just happen to appear where the holes on the 5.25 bay are.

Ah really? a 3.5mm HDD fits snug in a 5.25inch bay without any adapters, sounds rather strange! Didnt think they would be wide enough, hense the sale of adapters and caddies

I'm guessing you mean you fitted it hard up against the front edge and screwed it in place without the tool less drive bay hinges?
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Man, I kinda wanna do that sticky tape mod on my 660 Ti to give it a red accent...
I do the same thing, but where I live there's pretty much no static electricity to worry about.
1050 watts is pretty overkill for that setup, isn't it?

Yeah that would look sweet man. You can pretty much do what you like with it, just cut to size / shape and go. I used Carbon film for mine, but any colour should be available on amazon or ebay etc

The use of coloured cable ties also have a great effect if your trying to get a colour scheme going. I've added blue detail to most parts in my setup by using ties. Also a little spray paint on visible screws go a long way to finishing a colour scheme.





I'm surprised no-one has asked me about my custom made I/O cover yet as i think it looks fantastic and only cost around £5 to do...

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I'm surprised no-one has asked me about my custom made I/O cover yet as i think it looks fantastic and only cost around £5 to do...

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I'm pretty sure I mentioned that I liked it in one post but I never really asked more about it! biggrin.gif

What's it made of? It sure does look quite freaking awesome
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Ah really? a 3.5mm HDD fits snug in a 5.25inch bay without any adapters, sounds rather strange! Didnt think they would be wide enough, hense the sale of adapters and caddies

I'm guessing you mean you fitted it hard up against the front edge and screwed it in place without the tool less drive bay hinges?


a hardrive measures 3.5 x 5.25. So if you put it in "sideways" so to say it fits snug right in there.
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Ah did you? Sorry my bad. Its literally made of black card mate. I drew the box template, cut it out, covered it in carbon film and bent it into shape and sellotaped it together on the inside. Cost about £2 for the card, already had the rest. Its such a simple, cheap and effective mod. Again you could make this any colour you like by simply buying the right coloured card so you can match it to your build. Would look awesome in some of these black / white builds popping up in here.









I did have to make a small cutout for the 8 pin power connector after taking these pics but other than that, its held in place by the rear exhaust fan, the capacitors on the motherboard and a few fan headers on the board thumb.gif No need for glue, sellotape or other fastenings.
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