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Thanks man. I ordered only the bottom PSU area of the kit you linked to. And I ordered it from DEMC direct. The rest of the HAF X is pretty well covered with filters anyway.

The Vinyl is between 1 and 2 mm thick. Its thick, but at the same time you can work with it.
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i love cabon fiber . very nice
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Really nice job on the vinyl. Keep it up!
    
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Thanks guys...this was really a pain to do, as the bumps in the mobo tray are difficult to cover. I got sore fingers from pushing the vinyl into those groves.
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post #55 of 183
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So here is the update:

I removed the HDD bays. Like I said earlier this was the first time that I actually used a power drill. Anyway, here are the screws that I will be using as much as I can in the build. Nice screws and most of them are black.



Here are the screws being used:



And here is the HDD bay removed. And the filter I showed you guys earlier.



Anyway got a little mroe work done. Sleeded the Fan controller, all the fans and the 24 pin. Expect photos soon. I also got a lot of my stuff for the build. FINALLY....I also finished covering the DVD rom with carbon fiber vinyl as well.
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post #56 of 183
You might want to use that filter on the outside of your case so you don't need to remove your PSU to clean the filter. It won't be visible from the bottom anyways. Nice job removing the HDD Bays.
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i HATED negative pressure... yet im doing it again. gunne see if i can add more intake fans to my build. but its really a pain to do negative pressure because each little crack gets FILLED with dust.
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post #58 of 183
Then use some silicon sealant to fill the cracks and crevices. Even with positive pressure you still end up with some dust in your system.
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Well, worked till 2:30 last night, but could not make much progress...this is taking some time, specially with placement of rads and res. Anyway, I also think I may have punctured the rad, but as I have no access to uploading pics as of now, I can show you guys. Will open it up and check it tonight or tomorrow.

As of now, have got the rad in, the mobo and the PSU...am working on placement of various stuff.

Basically if the rad barbs are at the back, then the 120 mm rad will not fit in the case. if I put the rad barbs facing front, then I have the issue of tubing and res placement.

On the res, placement is an issue. initially I thought of placing it near the PCIE slots, on top of the PSU, but with the pump attached with a male to male, the res does not sit in the holders, as the pump hits the rear panel.....man this is going to take some time.

Anyway I hope I've not fu***d the rad...thats going to kill me.
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post #60 of 183
I still suggest to get a rad box and go with a 240 rad hanging out the back... you could wrap the whole thing in carbon fiber if it made you feel better lol. Sorry about the bad luck with the rad. Hopefully it turns around and you get a nice review sample from TechREACTION lol. I'm wonder when or if mine will start to come in so that I can start doing reviews ... Still sub'd and patiently waiting a finalized result. I know it will be epic.
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