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post #3921 of 15938
Got rid of the fan clips, plastic frame, and filter material. I thought it looked kind of dull so I made a "beauty" ring out of aluminum, and polished the snot out of it. I can't wait to see what it looks like on. What you think?

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Edited by Ramsey77 - 8/25/12 at 1:38pm
 
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Nice specool.gif look... I like it & can't wait to see the fans behind it thumbsupsmiley.png
post #3923 of 15938
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Got rid of the fan clips, plastic frame, and filter material. I thought it looked kind of dull so I made a "beauty" ring out of aluminum, and polished the snot out of it. I can't wait to see what it looks like on. What you think?
100MEDIAIMAG0924.jpg
100MEDIAIMAG0919.jpg

Oooo, shimmering. Good job.
post #3924 of 15938
Just found some great news for Arc Midi owners that FD now have a window panel for the Arc too - Window Side Panel Arc Midi





Now if I can find stock of this panel in the UK - I will be buying one ASAP.


@Ramsey77 - Really like your front panel mod thumb.gif, I can't wait to see the photos of it on the case with fans fitted biggrin.gif
Edited by Charlie-- - 8/25/12 at 5:14pm
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Here you go. I think I will rip the stickers off of the fans. What do you think? Should I paint it all black?

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Here you go. I think I will rip the stickers off of the fans. What do you think? Should I paint it all black? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Definitely remove the sticker. The sparks really harm the look of the PC. I would personally paint them red so they don't blend in too much with the front panel. That pop of color should do some good.
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Yeah, I am going to revise it tomorrow at work. I will post pics tomorrow night. Everything behind the front grill is getting blacked out, and I am going back to my Slipstreams up front. Debating on painting the fans white. Not sure yet. Thoughts? thinking.gif
 
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Here you go. I think I will rip the stickers off of the fans. What do you think? Should I paint it all black? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
100MEDIAIMAG0928.jpg
100MEDIAIMAG0934.jpg

de-sticker those fans and a low level sheen black on the ally details ('cuz you have nuttin' else shinny)
a good paint sheen (matches the chassis color really well is SEM black trim paint (39143).

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Yeah, I am going to revise it tomorrow at work. I will post pics tomorrow night. Everything behind the front grill is getting blacked out, and I am going back to my Slipstreams up front. Debating on painting the fans white. Not sure yet. Thoughts?

painting the blades white would be a greater contrast and would pull the eye away from the beaming red LED in the controller.
im not an LED guy, but ive tried LEB probe lighting the front blades and cant get excited about 'em, so just the white blades
for me.

airdeano
Edited by airdeano - 8/25/12 at 9:38pm
post #3929 of 15938
I know that I am not satisfied with the way it is right now, but I am not sure what I want to do about it. Tossing some ideas around, and I would like to stay a bit different than everyone else, so I probably won't paint my fans white. confused.gif
 
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post #3930 of 15938
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Greetings guys smile.gif
So I'm make my first build ever and I'm 100% settled on either FD define mini or the arc, if define is too bad with cooling.
So my question is basically about the cooling; what fans do you guys use? I've read like 50-100 pages of this thread already, and it seems like the majority use Noctua or the silent version from FD, if I'm not mistaken. What do you recommend? Personally I was looking at a cheap 4pin coolermaster fan and place 2 intake, 1 exhaust.
Awesome with any answer and so sorry if I shouldn't ask questions in this thread, I just can't seem to find the right people else where and there most be the right people here rolleyes.gif

Bump please smile.gif
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