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Old August 22, 2012, 10:22 AM
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The power/reset buttons.




Front panel. Seriously dislike these things. All I want is 2 USB3.0. The rest I will never use.
Are these Lian Li or something else?

They are sleek!!! 8-)
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Old August 25, 2012, 03:07 PM
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Need more pics, im getting anxious ! :p
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Old August 25, 2012, 05:03 PM
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Need more pics, im getting anxious ! :p
Progress is pretty slow right now. Been working a lot. Plus the fact that the work that the case currently needs is boring. Boring to me and to everyone else. I don't think people want me posting pics of the 30+ screws that I need to grind down w/ a dremel.

Have tomorrow off so I'll hopefully get a bit more work done.
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Old August 25, 2012, 08:15 PM
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I love the cable management, so clean. I need to give sleeving a try. Your build might inspire me.
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Old August 28, 2012, 05:40 PM
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Are these Lian Li or something else?

They are sleek!!! 8-)
They are from the Lian Li PC-A77F that I am using.

Did a bit of work on the case. Finished off making all the retention bars. As you can see all the screws are too long.




Dremeled down the screws so they could fit. The retention bars will be getting a new paint job before the finished product.




The long standoffs are for the front shroud, which will cover those stupid so called cable management holes. It will also hide the USB & front panel cables.


Small cut I needed to make to one of the motherboard supports. Also for cable management. Not so great at cutting as you can see.


Changed the plumbing of the front radiator a bit. Seems a bit cleaner.
This is before:


And the after:


Reinstalled the motherboard tray and the hardware. The 24-pin + 8-pin in place on the case.




Ignore the blue splatter all over the fan, the fans were just place holders to see how it fits.


And I'll throw in these few pics of random hardware and tools I took.

My nibbler, one of my favourite case modding tools.


Heat gun, this thing has got a lot of use. Not so much now that I do shrinkless sleeving.


And my iPad keyboard.
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Old August 29, 2012, 03:19 AM
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First, sorry for the double post I was thinking it didn't work the first time and when a tried to post again a saw that a moderator has to "approve" my post...i don't know why but that's the reason.

Second, since it took a few days to appear I had the time to look at other pictures of the A77F to realize that they were the original buttons. So my apologizes for the stupid question.

Keep up the good work this build is going to be awesome!
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Old August 30, 2012, 07:19 PM
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Thinking about ditching my top radiator because this looks just too good to hide. I think I am going to try it w/o the top 2x140mm. As long as temps are decent I'll probably skip on it.




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if you add more slack to the 24 pin, you can keep the rad i think... it'll look a little loose, but you still keep the visual
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Old September 3, 2012, 07:28 AM
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Hi,

Question about the tube sleeving...you sleeve 1/2" OD tube but do you think the SATA sleeve could handle a 5/8" OD or not?

Thanks!
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Old September 3, 2012, 07:38 AM
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It will not fit 5/8" OD tubing, it barely fits 1/2" OD tubing.
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