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Old July 28, 2008, 05:27 PM
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If you read this one, might as well skip the one I posted on XS.org. As everything is copied word for word
Every other log has a name so I guess pimp will do :rolleyes:

Anyways.. Pics of old setup:



I want to do a significantly better job this time around. I want this case done perfect the first time around.


Hardware used:
eVGA 780i
E8400
4GB Patriot Viper
2 Galaxy 8800GTs
800W Odin GT
Silverstone Commander ESA fan/light controller.

Loop 1:
DTEK Fuzion V1
ViperJohn 780i NB Block
MCP355 w/ EK X-140 top
MCR320

Loop 2:
2 x MCW60
MCP350 w/ Petra's top
Swiftech Micro-Res
MCR220

Here is the Black Pearl stock. Although I am sure most of you know what it looks like. :shrug:





case stripped and RadGrillz templates on.


Radiator holes cut. Still need to clean up the edges a bit.




And yes the doorstep is my workshop :down: Well off to work. Tomorrow I'll be cleaning the edges up and cutting the remainder of the wire management/tubing holes.
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Old July 28, 2008, 06:13 PM
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How easy is it to remove that stainless steel hsf cover?

Man, I cant wait to see the finished project... its already making me want to buy this case and take a hammer to my 690
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Old July 28, 2008, 09:32 PM
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How easy is it to remove that stainless steel hsf cover?

Man, I cant wait to see the finished project... its already making me want to buy this case and take a hammer to my 690
It was very easy, it is just screwed to the fan, so when I took the fan out, it came out.
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Old July 28, 2008, 09:38 PM
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Looking forward to watching this build lowfat. Nice work so far.
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Old July 30, 2008, 07:43 AM
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Ah, the Black Pearl... I wish I had gotten it over the Rocketfish case. Sure, it was $160-180 cheaper, but it sure as hell ain't that pretty, nor can it hold nearly that many HDDs, and the cable management was non-existent when I bought it (had to cut my own holes).

Anyhow, enough with the rambling. Looking forward to this!
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Old July 30, 2008, 08:11 AM
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Love that case, almost makes me want to use one.
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Old July 30, 2008, 07:16 PM
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oh yea...
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I'm pumped to see the progress lowfat
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Old July 30, 2008, 08:03 PM
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fixed my screwups and radgrillz mounted.

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Old July 30, 2008, 08:09 PM
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looking very good. What did you use to cut your case with? those were pretty straight lines..
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God that is looking good.
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