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This is my GF's build alot of girls that has seen it really like it, its Micro ATX, but im not sure if they still make it any more... but if your able to find one you gf prob would like it.

personally i love that case you used it looks bomb. but according to her no flowers she wants skulls and stars on a white case. so basically i think imma have to find a nice small white case then use vinyl for skulls and stars to give it a nice touch OR use a stencil and paint some on? what do you guys think id love to put my own lil touches or mods on this case if i can i know im going to sleeve the psu myself for sure pink and probly black or white.
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personally i love that case you used it looks bomb. but according to her no flowers she wants skulls and stars on a white case. so basically i think imma have to find a nice small white case then use vinyl for skulls and stars to give it a nice touch OR use a stencil and paint some on? what do you guys think id love to put my own lil touches or mods on this case if i can i know im going to sleeve the psu myself for sure pink and probly black or white.
hmm, the nice little touches would make it much more personal so i would say go for it. i believe most people use paint, not sure about vinyls.

heres a white case thats MATX just did a quick search: In-win matrix

Or heres another by fractal design
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U gotta have to install the MoBo outside that itx case.
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hmm, the nice little touches would make it much more personal so i would say go for it. i believe most people use paint, not sure about vinyls.

heres a white case thats MATX just did a quick search: In-win matrix

Or heres another by fractal design
the in win matrix is

13.70" x 5.90" x 13.60"


im liking that size a lot it seems nice and small.

Any other white cases that i could paint on?

What kinds of spray cans or paint would i be needing to buy to do this on the case?

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Or the other option is to get a Mini ITX board combo from newegg since her use is simple.

Or paint the case yourself! Show her that you have a tough manly side to have a DIY project.
^ this im loving the idea! =p
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the in win matrix is

13.70" x 5.90" x 13.60"


im liking that size a lot it seems nice and small.

Any other white cases that i could paint on?

What kinds of spray cans or paint would i be needing to buy to do this on the case?



^ this im loving the idea! =p
the maxtix is interesting i thought also because its got cable hide in the back

anyways here are some guides on OCN that you can use as reference for painting: Painting guide and Patterns guide

hope you have fun with the project!
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the maxtix is interesting i thought also because its got cable hide in the back

anyways here are some guides on OCN that you can use as reference for painting: Painting guide and Patterns guide

hope you have fun with the project!
Thaks a lot for all the help +rep =]!! imma be reading the guides and getting it down
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Thaks a lot for all the help +rep =]!! imma be reading the guides and getting it down
^_^ anytime man, gotta keep the gf's happy

you should post some pictures when your done with it
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^_^ anytime man, gotta keep the gf's happy

you should post some pictures when your done with it
Lol yepp an only way to is with cute pcs haha

For sure i will post pics this is still just in the planning stages atm.

any more tips for mobo guys? was looking to buy cpu from micro center
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any more tips for mobo guys? was looking to buy cpu from micro center
prob should post a budget for mobo and cpu (post also in orginal post too maybe), also if your looking for AMD or intel (but guessing amd, and i know nothing about amd =] ) but anyways then ppl OCN should be able to find you want you need
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