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post #1 of 7
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Hey guys, im looking for a cheap custom case mod that wont really cost me so much, and have maximum performance as in airflow and such. Cases IMO are REALLY expencive, and in a few months, ill have nothing better to do than to make a case. I think i want to go plexiglass or something that is clear so i can show off the insides of my case (UV Reactive stuff.)

I Also may go with a cheap water cooling kit of some sort in the future for kicks

Thanks
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post #2 of 7
I dont quite understand what you want, so if you just want a nice case that looks cool and has good compatability with the future then i can get you a good case which what you want, if you want a mod to an existing case i can either find one online or make one up for you.
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post #3 of 7
Buy a cheap case for like 20 bucks somewhere and practice modding it. Some easy mods to do are adding a window to the side panel and putting a fan in the window, this helps out airflow. Or adding a blowhole to the top of the case and adding a fan to it so that it can suck air out. If you still want to do more, and your case has the ability, you can add a vent to the front bottom that sucks air in. That is the best way to have your fans placed.
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post #4 of 7
yeah u could just pick a basic cheap case , and then mod it like crazy...
heres a list of the cheap cases from neweg..

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...7&N=2010090007
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post #5 of 7
What kind of mods do you want? Do you want window mods, if so i can make you up a couple round window mods, or i can make you some rounded rectangle window mods. If you looking for somthign else ask.
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Some intel core Som3ethign or other x1950 Pro 2 gb (2 sticks) ddr2 800 
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SHITBOX MODDED 
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320 (2x 160) Gb Seagate Raid Windows XP Home Samsung 19in LCD 500 Watt 
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post #6 of 7
I got this case with the exact same intent as you.... its cheap but i think it has potential!
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post #7 of 7
that case does have potential, relocated the on/off switches and place a 120mm fan there, add a blowhole. Incease the exhaust port to fit a 120mm fan. possibly make the window bigger and add a side intake.
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allendale e6400 gigabyte ds3 palit 9600gt sonic 2x1gig g skill ddr 800 
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37 raptor and 250 gig xp pro 22" lcd logitech cordless 
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ocz gamextream 700w antec p182 g7 
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allendale e6400 gigabyte ds3 palit 9600gt sonic 2x1gig g skill ddr 800 
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37 raptor and 250 gig xp pro 22" lcd logitech cordless 
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ocz gamextream 700w antec p182 g7 
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