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post #1951 of 15201
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This will be my first time painting a case.

I can powder-coat it myself as I have experience with using it on my equipment. I'm just not sure if that's the best way to paint all of the crevices that are in a case.
Ah ok, interesting. I'm really not too sure about how the powdercoating process works, but I have seen some fantastic results from people getting their cases powdercoated. I am under the impression though that it takes a certain amount of heat to cure a powdercoated surface, meaning it may not be realistic for the plastic front and top panels.
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post #1952 of 15201
Or powedercoat the metal parts and spraypaint the plastic parts
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post #1953 of 15201
Hi guys can I put this Fan http://www.pccomponentes.com/tacens_aura_pro_25cm.html
on the side panel and after that put a cpu cooler with 12cm fan ???
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post #1954 of 15201
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Hi guys can I put this Fan http://www.pccomponentes.com/tacens_aura_pro_25cm.html
on the side panel and after that put a cpu cooler with 12cm fan ???
you will have to mod it by drilling new holes in your side panel. since its a 250mm fan. And with the cpu cooler... im not sure what you mean, but the heatsink cant be higer then 150mm (assuming the fan you linkt is 30mm high wich they normaly are), but ide say around 145mm just to be on the safe side.
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post #1955 of 15201
i think its a 250mmx250mmx25mm
but i dont like the idea of drilling Holes on my new case :S
i was askign to know if i can put a side fan and a normal cpu cooler like the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus
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post #1956 of 15201
no.. will not fit at all..
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post #1957 of 15201
:S ok what do you think is better to put a side fan adn a smaller cpu cooler like the Freezer 13 or Scythe Katana III http://www.pccomponentes.com/scythe_katana_iii.html
or put one big cpu cooler

(usually i have the motherbord temperature higher then the cpu

i didnt overclock it yet i will probably try to go to 3.5ghz
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post #1958 of 15201
I just called NZXT and they said they have no problem with me painting it. In fact, the rep actually encouraged it. lol
As long as I don't damage the case the warranty will still be valid! =D

For the plastic on the case I was told to lightly sand it down and use a few layers of primer before coating it with my choice of paint. The rep also recommended powder-coating or auto spray paint.

Looks like my summer will be fun this year. lol

The rep also said if I don't feel comfortable with painting the case I can send it back for another free of charge. I love their support. lol
    
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post #1959 of 15201
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Originally Posted by bufu994 View Post
:S ok what do you think is better to put a side fan adn a smaller cpu cooler like the Freezer 13 or Scythe Katana III http://www.pccomponentes.com/scythe_katana_iii.html
or put one big cpu cooler

(usually i have the motherbord temperature higher then the cpu

i didnt overclock it yet i will probably try to go to 3.5ghz
use this instead http://www.pccomponentes.com/noctua_nh_d14.html

with this

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233067
for color choice
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...&name=XIGMATEK

you want a 200x200x20 fan..
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post #1960 of 15201
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Originally Posted by Jaguarbamf View Post
I just called NZXT and they said they have no problem with me painting it. In fact, the rep actually encouraged it. lol
As long as I don't damage the case the warranty will still be valid! =D

For the plastic on the case I was told to lightly sand it down and use a few layers of primer before coating it with my choice of paint. The rep also recommended powder-coating or auto spray paint.

Looks like my summer will be fun this year. lol

The rep also said if I don't feel comfortable with painting the case I can send it back for another free of charge. I love their support. lol
I can say they do have the best support I seen, along with evga.
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