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Cm sniper re-spray and sleeving, advice needed.

post #1 of 7
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Ive got a cm sniper and ive sprayed all the grills white, the inside is matt black, ive still got to spray the mobo tray. Im going to put a window in soon aswell. Maybe spray the fans white and black do you think its worth it?
also going to do a spray template of "ski" on the back plate (outside).

Going to order some mdpcx sleeve and heatshrink later,
what colours do you guys think i should go for?
I wanted red small sleeving for all the psu wires and then green sata cables. But now im maybe thinking white sata cables with red psu wires? or vice versa.

Also thinking of the ax750 or ax850 do you think the extra £20-30 is worth it?
Any other psu's aswell? think im leaning towards corsair.

Thanks
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post #2 of 7
What colour is the motherboard? Pics would help.
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post #3 of 7
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Here is mobo-

and here are some general case ones-


Im going to get some heavy duty mesh aswell and cover the psu and the lower section of my case then that will hide a lot of wires etc.
Top and bottom grills are also white you cant see them in pic.
Edited by SKl - 1/25/11 at 9:48am
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post #4 of 7
I can see why you'd want green, but I still stand by what I said last week - if you've got a black and white build, only have one complimentary colour, rather than two (red or green, rather than both).

So, since I don't see any major red components, and your graphics cards are NVidia, I'd go with green sleeving on the SATA cables, and keep the rest white. I'd also sleeve the front-panel connector cables green too, to match, and any other data connections that go to the motherboard. Sleeve the PSU white.
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post #5 of 7
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Ok sweet yeah im liking your idea adz,
Thinking about sleeving some of it up this month then buying a ax850 next month.
How much do you think im going to spend on mdpcx?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SKl View Post
Ok sweet yeah im liking your idea adz,
Thinking about sleeving some of it up this month then buying a ax850 next month.
How much do you think im going to spend on mdpcx?
No problem
I honestly don't know. I know that MDPCX is expensive though. If you want to sleeve your entire PSU, I would not be surprised at all if it runs into the hundreds.
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post #7 of 7
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hmm i don't need any tools as i have this small screwdriver i can remove molex and fan connector etc with.
But looking at it quickly sata sleeving is £6.90 euro for 5 metres which 10 should be plenty for all my cables.
Then i dont know i will need a lot for the psu, 10m is 8 euros pretty much, maybe i should measure it all , then if its loads go for a cheaper sleeving.
Also heatshrink, i was thinking 50-60 euros in total but maybe that wont happen lol.
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