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Ok, the front panel was modded and added later, but cost me 100 bucks to get custom made. So how is it?


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like 8/10 could use side fan and some more modding was pretty good hows idle
and load temps
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idle is 33 C and load is 42 C....Oblivion is a good enough load temp checker right?
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So the front panel is modded? Looks pretty interesting--I bet it's bright to look at...How about some more attention to the wiring visible through the window--Round cables look cool--but multicolored wires dangling down into the window kill it.

Like the window and front panel mod--def dif...howzabout some custom stuff etched onto that window? Like a blue flame lol....

8.57/10
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Originally Posted by CyberDruid
So the front panel is modded? Looks pretty interesting--I bet it's bright to look at...How about some more attention to the wiring visible through the window--Round cables look cool--but multicolored wires dangling down into the window kill it.

Like the window and front panel mod--def dif...howzabout some custom stuff etched onto that window? Like a blue flame lol....

8.57/10
8.57, wow your really got technical, lol.
not to hate... i give it a 6 out of 10, very plain... and needs wire management
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Originally Posted by Kharmis
idle is 33 C and load is 42 C....Oblivion is a good enough load temp checker right?
No, it's not. Dual core processors aren't fully utilized in todays games. You would never see 100% load with any game. Try running two instances of Oblivion and we'll see. Or you can do two instances of Prime 95. Your temps will go up.
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post #7 of 9
7/10.
the sides are awful plain, and i think you got ripped if it cost $1K.

but besides that, the front is pretty cool...
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6/10 i dont know what "mods" have been done to the front, and quite frankly it looks pretty bland to me. Desperate need of cable management.
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post #9 of 9
5.891/10


As was mentioned, desperatly needs wire management. The front panel looks almost exactly like a stock case I've seen on Newegg. Still cool looking though.

You need to paint the inside of the case, gloss black would be best, but any color would be better than bare metal. Sleeve your wires and route them on the frame with zipties, or some other method to keep them from hanging around too much.

Add a side panel LED fan and style grill. Maybe a meteor light bar, or some lazer led lights to spotlight the inside after you clean it up in there. Maybe some EL glowing wire to create some accents to the inside.

That case is a really good base to mod with, have some fun.


EDIT: found that case, it looks like this;

KINGWIN SK-523SW The whole case is only $52, whoever charged you $100 to make that front panel.....I dunno.

In fact, I may use that case as a base for a project I am planning. Have to swap out the blue cathodes for red though, but yeah....I'm getting some ideas now.....
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