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post #1 of 81
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This is the FIRST TIME i have ever modded a case.
This is the FIRST TIME i have ever water cooled.

So bear with me. also, this worklog is going to take a while, as im buying parts slowly, and learning as i go. Hope you enjoy watching the progress, those of you who have the patience.


Black N' Blue


Just got my case back from the anodizing place, and it looks sick. This anodizing place does 99% of all work for a company that i used to work for, which did all of it's work- as far as i know- for governments around the world. It is anodized type II, whatever that means, and is a dark matte finish.

Before: all taken apart (every last rivet removed)




After: how the heck am i going to put this thing back together!?!?






Edited by Skoobs - 11/21/10 at 11:41pm
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post #2 of 81
I'm excited. Subbed. I love Lian-Li and black.
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post #3 of 81
that looks cool. but how come you just didnt paint it yourself?
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post #4 of 81
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Gh0st_12 View Post
that looks cool. but how come you just didnt paint it yourself?
cuz military anodize looks super legit, and i got a decent deal. zero fees on top of the anodizing. aka convering holes and stuffs.

even more assembled.


then me trying out the tool-less power supply thing with an old crappy power supply. and its even more assembled.

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post #5 of 81
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Black Rivets from MNPCtech. there pretty nice.

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post #6 of 81
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pretty much done assembling... although im 99% sure i put it together wrong and/or forgot something. although it looks pretty much good to go... i think anything else isnt really necessary for stability and/or functionality for the parts that i am actually using. (i will not be putting the hard drive cages back in)
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post #7 of 81
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a few teaser pics.





i swear the color of the tubing is nowhere that blue when its in my hand. its feser brand. if you have some, you know its like midnight blue. Ill take some pics with proper lighting and no flash tomorow.
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post #8 of 81
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everything installed so i can take measurements and make sure things dont collide =)
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post #9 of 81
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one handle on top in the front, and behind that will be a 360 radiator (duh)

the other handle will be on the back on the computer, near the top.


Edited by Skoobs - 5/10/13 at 11:44am
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post #10 of 81
Very nice!

May want to work on some cable management =)
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