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2011 Overclock.net Case mod Competition Discussion thread
This is a place for Modders and members who are following this years competition to openly discuss things amongst the other members of the site.



For all information regarding the 2011 Overclock.net Case Mod Competition Please click on the appropriate link below
  • To declare your entry into the competition and which category you are entering into please visit the Registration thread
  • Any Questions or Comments pertaining to the Competition that needs to be addressed by a member of Overclock.net staff should be posted in the Information thread
  • Any other Competition discussions should be posted in the Discussion thread
  • Please document you build progress in the Documenting section - Information posted here will not be visible to others over the duration of the build phase of the competition

Edited by radodrill - 7/29/11 at 5:25pm
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If I enter and build a case for the competition does it have to function (installed mobo etc).I have been thinking on a few ideas but I'm not sure I would use the case once done.
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From what I remember asking Rado, the case itself does not need hardware in it. But it needs to be able to support hardware. Hardware however, will usually increase the cases visual appeal.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by caraboose;11865045 
From what I remember asking Rado, the case itself does not need hardware in it. But it needs to be able to support hardware. Hardware however, will usually increase the cases visual appeal.

It would be able to work.It's just I'm thinking I would install everything to take pics and then remove all.Unless the idea does work better than I think it will.
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Its about time. I was going to enter but once again, the timing is off and I'm not financially able to pull it off.

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We will see about this...
    
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This is my first case mod... so i'm excited just to be a part of this smile.gif

good luck to all post-flame-small.gif
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ill probably only be doing a paint job and maybe a little but here and there, cant afford fans atm ;x
could i still enter?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ducrider;11864492 
If I enter and build a case for the competition does it have to function (installed mobo etc).I have been thinking on a few ideas but I'm not sure I would use the case once done.

I has to be designed to house an operational computer (can even be an XBOX, PS3, etc). While it is technically not required for you to have dedicated hardware for the competition build, it is a good idea to install hardware (could be borrowed from a sig-rig or backup rig) for the final photos as this gives a better perspective of the case and gets more attention from readers of the log.
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Id join, but ill spend more time and money than i can get as a reward as a new modder
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