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This can hardly be called a case mod, but this seems to be the most appropriate forum for it.

I've been thinking about this idea for a while, and it seems pretty cool. I might try it someday when I'm a millionare CEO .

You mount each major part in it's own separate acrylic box on a wall, with cables and water cooling tubes running in between. Obviously lit up with LEDs. So, the motherboard assembly would have it's own box, most likely the largest, and around it would a PSU box, a DVD drive box, an HDD box, and a radiator/pump box. Sort of like a spider patern.

This wouldn't be for cooling benefits or for any practical reason, I think it would simply look cool. Especially if you had the LEDs cycling colors, synced in all the boxes and cables.
post #2 of 7
or build a raised board of acrylic, and make the taps for each part, and mount it all in one spot as if defying gravity
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Computer on wall... has been done before, I remember seeing it done using a cardboard/wood board as back plate, no very appealing or pretty if you ask me..looks like some old electric station circuit box.

Yet to see someone that has successfully pulled it off as far as looks go. I wouldn't even go that way personally because of the obvious reason stated, but if you do.. then make sure you are SURE that you can pull it off right(even with acrylic!
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Like this?

http://www.willchilders.com/images/C...rOnTheWall.jpg

(Sorry I couldn't post the image directly, my internet is so bad I can't even load photobucket....... )
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^^ i did something like that
    
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sounds like a pretty bad idea. Someone is going to hit their head and be in for a nasty shock (no pun intended... well, sorta )
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Originally Posted by GlockZoR IV View Post
sounds like a pretty bad idea. Someone is going to hit their head and be in for a nasty shock (no pun intended... well, sorta )
How many people do you know that run their heads into walls?

And yea, I can only imagine this looking good if it was done very well with immaculate cabling.
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