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post #1 of 13
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I have the Antec 900 case but the grey inside the case is killing me. I put in two 12inch blue LED lights and it makes the grey look very pale. Im thinking about spray painting the inside of the case. Is spray painting a viable idea? Are there other methods of doing this? Thanks.
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post #2 of 13
spraying will probably peel.

I would recommend paying someone to do a blue powdercoat for you
post #3 of 13
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At this point im even debating a new case. The wire management with the antec 900 is a mess. It's also very difficult to upgrade my cpu / cooling because I have to take it apart everytime. If I pay someone to do it, I feel like I rather buy a Corsair 800D.. I'm currently in love with that case.
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post #4 of 13
That is a gorgeous case.

I wish I had the balls to spend that kind of money of a case
post #5 of 13
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I know what you mean, that is the one thing holding me back. A near 300 dollar case makes me feel very stupid lmao. I rather spend that money on upgrading my cpu or something. I'll debate this, I have 2 blue LED tubes in there and the grey is really killing the vibe.
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post #6 of 13
Just think about it. A case is one of those components that does not really get outdated. You'll only replace it once you're bored with it. I say get a nice case and keep it for a while.
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post #7 of 13
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The only thing I don't like about the corsair 800D is the front, I like how the antec has fans. The corsair 800D has somewhat of a plain looking front.. but that's just me. What other cases would you guys recommend for good air flow and easy management?
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post #8 of 13
Just do a search, many people have painted the interior of their Antec case. Just lightly sand and use some self-etching primer before applying your base coat and you are good to go. Also have access to a rivet gun to put it back together.
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post #9 of 13
spray painting can be done if you do it right but it could proove to be a lengthy process. (sanding, priming, painting, layering).
Not to mention to get a clean paint you need to dissassemble the whole case and spray the peices individualy.

Could be worth it. if you have a workshop also cut out some cable managment holes. A dremel tool would do just fine.
A matte black or white interior for the 900 would look spiffy.
post #10 of 13
I actually like the antec 300 a lot.

you can check out the lian li pc-k62 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112239

the 700d is also really nice, but if you dont like the 800d's front i doubt youll like the 700d
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