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Old December 22, 2009, 11:30 AM
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Hey all, I've got this case:
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And I want to mod it in some way. Either to better the airflow, improve the look, etc, etc. Might even find a way to stuff in a better gfx card/ PSU to power it.

Let me know guys! I'm itching to do a mod on this case.

EDIT: I found some better pictures (not exactly the same case, only difference is the look of the front panel)

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Old December 22, 2009, 11:32 AM
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You ever think about denim?
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Old December 22, 2009, 11:34 AM
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You ever think about denim?
What about it?
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Old December 22, 2009, 11:34 AM
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My first thought would be to try a couple of 80mm fans up top as blowholes. Not a lot of room to get some good airflow going so (IMO) the best you could hope for would be drawing as much heat out as possible.
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Old December 22, 2009, 11:38 AM
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If I can get 2 80mm fans up top, it would give me opportunity to install a 80.2 rad and water cool it! Since I still have my mcp355 unsold... just need the rad and a block.

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Old December 23, 2009, 08:11 AM
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no-go on the dual 80mm's... won't fit :(

Case window.... lights maybe? I have some stuff leftover.
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Old December 23, 2009, 01:03 PM
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Paint and windows should be easy and make a huge esthetical diference!. Fans pushing down from the windowed top and meshed out sides should work well to cool. If you get one of those heatsinks that are push down type, set it's fan right on top of it on the custom top and maybe make a duct for it too (depending on clearance and room restrictions). Watercooling? I can only think of a external rad, 3/8 tubing and 45 degree fittings if it still to tight on the bends.
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Old December 23, 2009, 01:31 PM
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I was leaning towards a case window, since I literally have a small pane of glass leftover from another project. Should be perfect.

Any resources out there devoted to how-to's for this sort of thing?
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Old December 23, 2009, 01:58 PM
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MNPTECH, the chanel!!! -> YouTube - MonsterMawd's Channel

Window how to video -> YouTube - MonsterMawd's Channel
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Are you using flat or upright? Upright would not be much to add 1" spacer to get couple fans up there. Horizontal could add fan to outside of window, little more work in making fan housing so it looks good, but doable.
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