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Later this week I will be getting my new case for my initial build. I have decided to paint the interior of the case (which is unpainted) but I cant decided if flat, satin or a glossy black is best?


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Matte chips easier, due to the finish being paint rather than acrylic overcoat.

I'd go with a glossy paint and an acrylic finish to prevent visible chipping. You also get reflections from the lights on your mobo, and fans if you have lit fans, which looks really nice through the window.

Hope that helps.
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Matte chips easier, due to the finish being paint rather than acrylic overcoat.

I'd go with a glossy paint and an acrylic finish to prevent visible chipping. You also get reflections from the lights on your mobo, and fans if you have lit fans, which looks really nice through the window.

Hope that helps.


This puppy has no window and I am not going for the laser/light show effect, so I have decided that a flat black would suffice. I appreciate the input, tho
    
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i used Satin finish rustoleum.. stay way from krylon paints. They chip easier on the metal..

Be sure to get sandpaper as well. Primer is optional but will help with chipping. I had some very small chips without primer but you would never notice them considering i used a paint marker to fix the chips.

If you want a reflection from interior lighting, used gloss paint.
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i used Satin finish rustoleum.. stay way from krylon paints. They chip easier on the metal..

Be sure to get sandpaper as well. Primer is optional but will help with chipping. I had some very small chips without primer but you would never notice them considering i used a paint marker to fix the chips.

If you want a reflection from interior lighting, used gloss paint.


Thanks for the advice, any pic's?
    
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