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Edited by ramenbuoy - 1/18/12 at 3:14am
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So... put a bunch of new stuff in.

pt nuke
kill coil
feser yellow dye... looks green
7 green yate loon 88cfms
4x uv CC lights
2x green CC lights









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solid build. did u make a window in the sidepanel?if u did request to see a pic with it on .

welcome to OCN aswell
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Thanks Schaden,

I did make a side panel, but I am going to home-etch a design in it. I havn't put the window in yet because I am waiting on more yate loons fans to put in font of the pump. As far as a first case mod goes, I feel like this went pretty well. I am going to build a scratch case tomorrow. I really enjoy completing a project within 24 hours straight as I feel like I get more creative that way. You kinda go with the flow ya know?

Question though, does anyone have tips on wire sleeving and routing? My case is kinda a mess :/

Also, if anyone has any suggestions, they are more than welcome to voice them
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Put cables behind the motherboard tray. If you're not able to do this, simply drill holes until you are.

As for sleeving cables black sleeve + heatshrink goes a long way for making cables look good.
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Put cables behind the motherboard tray. If you're not able to do this, simply drill holes until you are.

As for sleeving cables black sleeve + heatshrink goes a long way for making cables look good.
Thanks for the idea!
I routed all the sata + front panel wires behind the mobo, but I still have a bunch of fan/light wires tucked with no where to go. I guess I'll just sleeve them :/
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Love the shroud to divert airflow past the rad and not into the case. Genius! Or... Idk ***** about modding... good work anyhow Rep+
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Love the shroud to divert airflow past the rad and not into the case. Genius! Or... Idk ***** about modding... good work anyhow Rep+
haha thanks bajer,

I had a question for you though, how do you like your ATi cards? I was thinking about switching because my mobo only supports crossfire :<
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I would get the new ATI 6 series cards that are lower power consumers = lower heat output. With my cards in CrossfireX they used to scream to 90C (!!!!!!!!) and my computer would give me BSODs and reboot .

I took care of the overheating issues with MSI Afterburner and now they never get over 55C but are very loud.

So, long story short: Go for lower power consuming GPUs such as the 6850 or 6870 to put into crossfire. I would wait until they are no longer reference cards so you can get a optimized cooler pre-isntalled. That is unless you are throwing a water cooling block on them; then go for whatever the heck you want.

I am very happy with crossfire Sapphire Eyefinity 6 5870s. They are pretty rock solid.
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2X 6870s would be siiiicckkkk

what kind would you recommend? i'm going to put them on water.
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KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch Tenkeyless (MX Blues) Enermax 620w Lian Li PC-80 IntelliMouse Explorer 3.0 
Mouse Pad
SteelSeries SP 
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I7 3930k @ 5ghz (VID1.3561) Gigabyte Assassin 2 GTX 680 FTW + 4gb Corsair Dominator Platinum (1866 @ 1.5v) 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Sasmung 840 Pro Seagate MCP-655 pump Tygon UltraFlexLRT tubing 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Monsoon dual bay res (v2)  EK Supremacy CSQ CPU + GFX block  1x 360 XSPC radiator 1x 240 XSPC radiator 10 CoolerMaster scythes (green LEDs) 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
27" Yamakasi Catleap 2560x1440 (120hz) 23.5" Acer GD235Hz (120HZ)  24.3" Acer B243W (Portrait) Leopold Tenkeyless (MX Cherry Blues, Red o-ring... 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair 850w NZXT Switch 810 SteelSeries Sensei SteelSeries SP 
AudioOther
Creative X-Fi Ti HD -> Pro-Ject Head Box II -> ... Roccat Apuri Mouse Bungee 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Yorkfield Q9300 @ 3.45ghz (VID 1.21) Asus P5Q Pro Turbo EVGA GTX 470 870/1740/2100 (VID 1.04) 8GB Kingston DDR2 PC-6400 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x 150gb raptors (RAID 0) 4x 1TB Seagates ASUS DRW-2014L1T Windows 7 23.5" Acer GD235Hz 120HZ + 24.3" Acer B243W 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch Tenkeyless (MX Blues) Enermax 620w Lian Li PC-80 IntelliMouse Explorer 3.0 
Mouse Pad
SteelSeries SP 
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